Wins for Real Madrid, Málaga and Nerja

Real Madrid kept up their title hopes with a 3-1 win over Sporting Gijón but it was the visitors who scored first through Barral at the start of the second half.

Top two both win

A single goal from Pedro was enough to see Barcelona collect the three points against visitors Sporting Gijón on Saturday evening and remain top of La Liga, still unbeaten this season.

Barcelona go five points clear

Barcelona are ‘winter champions’, an honorary title, after a 4-0 win over Sevilla on Saturday evening and are now five points clear at the top of La Liga.

Top two both draw

La Liga leaders Barcelona began well against Villarreal, Pedro finding the net after just seven minutes, but it wasn’t to continue.

Win for Real, loss for Sevilla

No leaky defence last night at the Bernabéu stadium as Real Madrid managed to keep a clean sheet and just edge victory against Zaragoza by six goals to nil.

Wins for the top two

Real Madrid squeezed past Valencia 2-3 in a tight match, all the goals coming in the second half.

Real Madrid go top

Real Madrid move to the top of La Liga after a 1-0 victory over Racing Santander, Higuaín scoring the only goal of the match midway through the first half.

Real crash out of the Copa del Rey

Real Madrid managed to salvage a little bit of pride, although not much, with a 1-0 victory over Alorcon in the second leg of their Copa del Rey match, but still lost 1-4 on aggregate to the third division side and crash out.