La Review: Madrid’s mutant gene and Barça’s repeating of history

Interesting. Very interesting. Or not, as the case may be in La Liga, with Real Madrid now enjoying daylight between themselves and the chasing duo of Barcelona and Atlético Madrid, neither of whom look up for a bit of a gallop this season.

Down t’other end of the table, Villarreal are looking better and better, Depor boss Víctor Fernández possibly saved his job with a win over Elche in the bottom-of-the-table crunch-a-thon, while Valencia got back on track against an ever-obliging all-or-nothing Rayo Vallecano.

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