Málaga could not find a way past the Osasuna goalkeeper and the points ended up being shared. 0-0 the final result.
CD Nerja just lost out to Casabermeja at the weekend, losing 8-1 to make it eleven losses from eleven games with 55 goals conceded and just 10 scored.
Ten wins and a draw for Barcelona so far this season, equalling the best start to a season set by Real Madrid. On Sunday they saw off Mallorca, beating the islanders 2-4.
Málaga may well be doing well in Europe but they are beginning to lose sight of the leaders in La Liga after a second successive defeat, this time to Real Sociedad. Málaga are now ten points adrift and have played a game more than the leaders.
Málaga are through to the last sixteen of the Champions League with two games to spare after a 1-1 draw against seven-time European champions AC Milan at the San Siro.
Málaga slip down to fourth place after a 1-2 home defeat at the hands of Rayo Vallecano, Piti scoring twice for the visitors and Demichelis on target for the Blue and Whites.
Atlético Madrid remain second in La Liga, level on points with Barcelona, after a comfortable 3-1 win over Osasuna. Miranda, Raul garcia and Falcao were on target for Atlético, Lamah pulling one back for Osasuna.
Barcelona remain top of La Liga after a rather flattering 0-5 win at Rayo Vallecano on Saturday evening, three of the goals coming in the final ten minutes after Rayo failed to make the most of some great chances.
Three early goals from Alba, Tello and Messi and Barcelona were cruising against Deportivo but a Pizzi penalty and a strike from Bergantiños put the home side back in the game.
The Spanish soccer team travels to Minsk this week for a World Cup 2014 qualifier against Belarus, but it seems highly unlikely that anyone in Spain will be able to watch Friday’s game as no Spanish television broadcaster had reached an agreement to pay the €1.5 million for the broadcast rights to the match.