Eleven yellow cards, one red for Sergio Ramos and five goals, what more could you expect from a meeting of the ‘big two’?
Real Madrid 4-1 Athletic Bilbao
Real Madrid played host to an Athletic Bilbao team which had conceded four goals in each of their last two away games. Despite a spirited performance, however, Athletic made it three in a row, losing the match 4-1.
Good win for Barcelona
Barcelona just edged it on their trip to Almeria on Saturday evening. Messi opened the scoring after fifteen minutes and Iniesta added a second just three minutes later.
Real and Barca both win
A bright start for the Blue and Whites against Real Madrid and for a while they looked the far better side, but it was Real who opened the scoring after half an hour, Higuaín tapping in a sitter.
Win for Real, draws for Barca and Málaga and a loss for Nerja
Real Madrid moved up to third place in La Liga after a dominant display against Deportivo, emerging as 6-1 winners.
Real Madrid concede their first goal of the season
Real Madrid came away from Real Sociedad after a 1-2 victory but it took until the start of the second half before the first goal was scored, Di María curling one past the keeper.
Guti to leave Real Madrid
Midfielder Guti is set to leave Real Madrid after 15 seasons with the Spanish club and is said to be considering an offer from Turkish club Besiktas.
Wins for Barca and Real, draws for Málaga and Nerja
A 1-1 draw at Torremolinos keeps CD Nerja in tenth place in the Primera Andauluza Grupo 3. Leaders Alhaurin de la Torre had an easy 4-0 win over San Pedro and second placed Martos CD were 4-1 winners against Bailén.
Real 2-0 Valencia
Real Madrid grabbed a goal in each half to keep up the pressure at the top of La Liga and are one point behind Barcelona with all to play for.
Barcelona go clear
Honours to Barcelona on this occasion as they beat Real Madrid 2-0 in a game which had most things; periods of good football, scrappy bits, end to end play, fits of pique and a couple of good goals. Pedro put Barca into the lead with a great piece of football and that man Messi added the second. Real lacked a …