Real Madrid's response to winning the Clasico was another surprise defeat on Sunday as they lost 2-1 away at Real Betis to hand the initiative straight back to Barcelona....
Valencia stopped the rot by securing their first win in six matches on Saturday as Kevin Gameiro and Dani Parejo scored in a 2-1 victory over Real Betis....
Real Madrid could welcome back their priciest Galactico this weekend at home against Celta Vigo, while Barcelona must adjust to life without yet another of the most expensive members of their squad as they entertain Getafe....
Lionel Messi gave a hat-trick of assists on Sunday as Barcelona ended their turbulent week with a thrilling 3-2 victory over Real Betis to stay in touch with Real Madrid at the top of La Liga....
Real Betis skipper Joaquin Sanchez on Thursday extended his contract with the Seville club for one more year until June 2021....