Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema scored to give Real Madrid a 2-0 win at Elche on Sunday.
Barcelona could have moved to the top of league table but unfortunately it wasn’t to be.
Lionel Messi kept up his scoring streak by netting a hat trick as Barcelona swept aside Levante 5-0.
Real Madrid needed goals from Isoand Karim Benzema to beat a determined Deportivo La Coruna outfit.
Ronaldo was criticised for throwing a birthday party on Saturday after Madrid’s drubbing at Atletico.
Barcelona won 5-2 at Athletic Bilbao and reduced Real Madrid’s lead of the Spanish league to one point.
Ancelotti described the 4-0 defeat at derby rivals Atletico Madrid on Saturday as his worst at the club.
Atleti thrash table toppers and most expensive team in world Real 4-0 to eat into lead.
Cristiano Ronaldo returns after two-game ban to help an otherwise injury stricken Real Madrid.
James Rodriguez headed the opener before going off injured in Real Madrid’s 2-1 victory over Sevilla.
Gareth Bale put in a good performance but was still subjected to whistling from a section of the Bernabeu crowd.
Benzema scored twice in the second half as Madrid beat Sociedad 4-1 to go four points clear on Saturday.
Ronaldo was suspended for two games on Wednesday for lashing out with a kick and punch against Cordoba.
Real Madrid lead the standings with 48 points, one more than Barcelona and four clear of champions Atletico Madrid.
Ronaldo was unable to make an impact against Cordoba and he lashed out with his hand against Jose Crespo.
In an action-packed evening at La Liga, Ronaldo was sent off while Messi scored in Barca’s 6-0 rout of Elche.
Barcelona seized control of their King’s Cup quarter-final tie against Atletico Madrid with 1-0 first leg win.
Ronaldo brace and Messi hat-trick keep La Liga contenders Real Madrid and Barcelona 1-2.
Real Madrid moved four points clear at the top of La Liga before Messi’s hat-tricf pulled Barca back within 1 point.
The president spoke after Messi said at Ballon d’Or gala “I am not sure where I will be next year.”
Atletico have already defeated Ancelotti’s side thrice this season.
On Sunday, Messi told Barcelona’s in-house TV channel that he had no intention of leaving.
Lionel Messi scored one goal and set up two more in a 3-1 win over Atletico Madrid.
The victory stretched Real’s lead over second-placed Barcelona at the top to four points.
Raul Garcia converted a 57th minute penalty before Jose Gimenez headed Atletico’s 2nd goal in 76th.
Barcelona lost at Real Sociedad in the league on Sunday. Messi only played the second half of the match.
Ronaldo put Real in front with a penalty in the 13th minute to register his 26th goal of the season.
Atletico are third and level on 38 points with Barcelona and just one point short of leaders Real Madrid.
Sami Khedira, Media reports have speculated, could move to Bayern Munich including several English clubs like Arsenal.
Torres moved to AC Milan on a two-year loan deal in August but the switch hasn’t helped him rediscover his form.
Griezmann netted a second-half hat-trick to help Atletico roar back for a 4-1 win at Athletic Bilbao.
The Uruguayan scored his first goal in La Liga when he slotted the ball home from a Pedro pass.
Ronaldo turned home crosses from Benzema and Carvajal to take his La Liga tally to 25 goals this season.
Cristiano Ronaldo converted the crosses from Benzema and Carvajal to take his goal tally to 25 in La Liga.
Suarez was unhappy about the 8-match ban he received at Liverpool for racially abusing United’s Patrice Evra.
Messi produced his tour de force just a day after Ronaldo scored a La Liga record 23rd hat-trick.