La Liga Loca Tim Stannard reflects on a weekend of Spanish action which saw Real Madrid and Barcelona take the outright lead...
Luis Suarez Barcelona were made to work for a 2-1 La Liga win at struggling Las Palmas, with Luis Suarez and Neymar getting the goals.
Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar all scored as Barcelona beat Real Sociedad, while Atletico Madrid saw off Espanyol.
Zinedine Zidane Gareth Bale was apologetic following his second-half red card in the 3-3 draw at home to Las Palmas, according to Zinedine Zidane.
The top three remained unchanged with Atletico Madrid, Barcelona and Real Madrid all triumphing, as Valencia's winless run continued.
Sergio Ramos García Sergio Araujo's late equaliser condemned Real Madrid to a 2-2 draw away at Las Palmas.
Ever Banega Sevilla welcomed Nolito and Luis Muriel back from injury as they prepare for games against Las Palmas and Manchester United.
Valencia won for the first time under Gary Neville as they moved into the last-16 of the Copa del Rey, while Mirandes knocked out Malaga.
In Other News... Los Rojillos defender Unai Garcia had a moment to forget against Las Palmas on Sunday, setting his team on their way to another defeat with a bizarre act of inadvertent self-sabotage.
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