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Barcelona are playing with no pressure (1:19)
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Ronaldo needs time to find form for Real (1:37)
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21hSam Marsden

Girona stopped Messi but didn't stop Barca

With Messi scoring nine goals in his first five league games, Girona put Pablo Maffeo on the No. 10. It almost worked and Barca have to learn from it.

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Valverde: Barca getting stronger (0:47)
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Barca cruise past Girona to stay perfect (0:37)
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1dSam Marsden

Man-marking Messi aided Barca - Valverde

Lionel Messi endured a frustrating night as he was man-marked by on loan Manchester City defender Pablo Maffeo in Barcelona's 3-0 win over Girona.

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1dSam Marsden

Off-form Barca good enough vs. Girona

Despite being far from their best and an unusually quiet performance from Lionel Messi, Barca cruised to a 3-0 win over new Catalonia rivals Girona.

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Diego Costa: Atletico is my home (0:27)
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2dRob Train

Super day for Ceballos after double strike

Real Madrid had Dani Ceballos to think after getting back to winning ways in La Liga, the youngster scoring twice on his first league start.

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Real Madrid bounce back over Alaves (0:44)
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2dDermot Corrigan

Zidane: Real Madrid not in a good period

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane admitted "this is not a brilliant period for us" but maintained the three points were all important.

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Ceballos bags brace as Real Madrid win

Dani Ceballos fired a La Liga debut double to ease pressure on boss Zinedine Zidane as Real Madrid edged out Alaves 2-1.

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2dDermot Corrigan

Simeone: New stadium 'like Roman circus'

Diego Simeone says Atletico Madrid's new Wanda Metropolitano is "like a Roman circus" after his team made it two wins from two games at the ground.

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2dJoseph Walker

Carrasco, Griezmann net for Atletico

Diego Costa watched on from the stands as Atletico Madrid produced a real show of strength and fired a warning to Champions League opponents Chelsea.

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Costa watches as Atletico beat Sevilla

Diego Costa looked on as Atletico Madrid allowed themselves to keep pace with Barcelona at the top of LaLiga with a 2-0 win over Sevilla.

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Valverde not buying into Real's 'crisis' (1:06)