Athletic Bilbao produced their best performance of the season to see off Espanyol 3-1 at San Mames and extend their impressive run of form.
Terry Gibson and Jon Driscoll on record-breaking Lionel Messi and David Moyes' first La Liga game.
Nottingham Forest beat Espanyol to Roger Riera's signature over the summer and are expecting the youngster to flourish.
A late winner from Imanol Agirretxe boosted managerless Real Sociedad to a shock 2-1 victory over 10-man Atletico Madrid.
Diego Colotto scored a stoppage-time equaliser to salvage a 1-1 draw for Espanyol at home to Villarreal.
Valencia won 3-1 at Villarreal to move to within a point of Real Madrid in La Liga, while Athletic Bilbao beat Sevilla.
Elche moved off the foot of the Primera Division table by claiming their first win in seven matches 2-1 against Espanyol
Espanyol and Deportivo La Coruna played out a dour 0-0 draw on Sunday that did little to help either side.
Carlos Bacca sealed a 2-1 win for Sevilla against Villarreal that sent them level with Barcelona at La Liga's summit.
Atletico Madrid got their Primera Division season back on track with a 2-0 victory over Espanyol on Sunday.
Espanyol overpowered Real Sociedad 2-0 at El Prat to pick up a second straight home victory.
Terry and Jon discuss the latest La Liga news and Vicente Del Bosque's latest Spain squad.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat-trick as Real Madrid inflicted a 5-0 Primera Division defeat on Athletic Bilbao.
Cordoba remain bottom of the Primera Division and still without a win after being held to a goalless draw by Espanyol.
Valencia missed the chance to move back level with La Liga leaders Barcelona after drawing 1-1 against Real Sociedad.
Goals from Sergio Garcia and Christian Stuani handed Espanyol their first win of the season as they beat Getafe 2-0.
A brilliant stoppage-time free-kick from Duda earned Malaga a 2-2 draw at Espanyol as they twice came from behind.
Guillem Balague explains how Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are playing new roles this season.
Results continue to come easy for new Valencia coach Nuno Espirito Santo, whose side beat Espanyol 3-1 on Sunday.
Terry and Jon are joined by Guillem Balague to discuss the rumours surrounding Cristiano Ronaldo.
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