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Ronaldo is the first player to reach 20 goals in the opening 12 rounds of La Liga.
Playing in his 289th league game, Messi first equaled Zarra’s record in 21st minute and then beat it in 72nd.
Messi surpassed Bilbao great Telmo Zarra’s milestone of 251 goals that had stood untouched since 1955.
In Moyes 51 matches in charge at Old Trafford, Manchester United won 27, drew nine and lost 15 in all competitions.
Luis Suarez impressed in Barca jersey while Gareth Bale did his part to the perfection.
Madrid rose 2 points ahead of Barca, which can recover top spot in standings with a win over Celta Vigo.
The local media has stepped up pressure on Bale, criticising the Welshman for not helping out more in defence.
Varane converted two corners as a second-string Real Madrid began the defence of their King’s Cup with a win.
The best coach award went to Atletico Madrid’s Diego Simeone and the League Champion award went to his club.
There was no dream return for Suarez, making his Barca debut after a four-month ban.
Real Madrid come from behind to beat Barcelona 3-1 and move just one point short of the league leaders.
Real Madrid will have Spain centre back Sergio Ramos available for Saturday’s “clasico” against Barcelona.
Luis Suarez will play some part in the match at the Santiago Bernabeu, informed Luis Enrique.
Sevilla beat Elche 2-0 with second-half goals from Bacca and Gameiro to move up to second in La Liga.
Cristiano Ronaldo maintained his blistering scoring form with two goals as Real swept Levante aside 5-0.
The Portuguese has 15 netted times in the first eight league games and Real move up to second in the table.
Messi, who completed 10 years in Barcelona, is on the verge of topping La Liga’s all-time scoring charts.
Lionel Messi is in pursuit of a Telmo Zarra’s six-decade-old La Liga scoring record of 251 goals.
Ronaldo matches Alfredo Di Stefano & Telmo Zarra’s record with 22nd La Liga hat-trick; helps Real crush Bilbao 5-0.
Victory takes Real within four points of leaders Barcelona behind Valencia and Sevilla, but ahead of champions Atletico.
Rayo was spared a larger defeat thanks to Barcelona not exploiting its chances, despite the hosts being two men down.
Valencia stunned Atletico Madrid with three goals in the first 13 minutes before holding on to win.
Rafinha, the younger brother of Bayern midfielder Thiago Alcantara, has been sidelined with a muscle injury.
Cristiano Ronaldo kept up his rich scoring form with the second goal for Real Madrid in a 2-0 win at Villarreal.
The win gave Barca the provisional league lead. Valencia can match it on points with a win at Sociedad.
Atletico Madrid stayed close to the pacesetters after a header by Miranda gave the capital club a 1-0 win at Almeria.
Ronaldo’s latest scoring burst gave him 12 goals in all competitions this season for Real Madrid.
Cristiano Ronaldo continued his prolific start to the season with four goals, including two penalties.
The Catalan club splashed out 81 million euros on the controversial Uruguayan striker, Luis Suarez.
Barca now lead second-placed Sevilla by two points with champions Atletico Madrid a further two points adrift.
Real Madrid now trail second-placed Atletico Madrid by two points after they were held 2-2 against Celta Vigo.
Real got the better of Atletico in the Champions League final but Atletico came out on top in the Spanish Super Cup.
Ronaldo’s comments will make uncomfortable reading for construction magnate Perez.
Champions Atletico made a sluggish start to the defence of their La Liga title with a 0-0 draw against Rayo Vallecano.
Simeone was ejected for dissent after he vociferously called for Juanfran Torres to be allowed back.