Real Madrid will break a club record if they can extend their winning sequence to 16 games when they face Malaga.
Diego Simeone implored Atletico Madrid to treat Saturday's visit of Malaga as a cup final and they duly won 3-1.
Terry Gibson and Jon Driscoll on record-breaking Lionel Messi and David Moyes' first La Liga game.
Nordin Amrabat kept his cool to slot home a 90th-minute penalty winner as Malaga came from behind to beat Eibar 2-1.
Juanmi scored the only goal as Malaga won 1-0 away to struggling Real Sociedad in the Primera Division.
Malaga racked up their third consecutive Primera Division win by beating Rayo Vallecano 4-0 on Sunday.
Carlos Bacca sealed a 2-1 win for Sevilla against Villarreal that sent them level with Barcelona at La Liga's summit.
Malaga kept Cordoba waiting for their first Primera Division win of the season with a comfortable 2-1 away win on Saturday.
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