Lionel Messi scored against 10-man Granada to give Barcelona manager Quique Setien a 1-0 win in his debut for the Spanish league leaders.
Defensive specialist Casemiro scored his first brace for Real Madrid to ensure a 2-1 home win over Sevilla in the Spanish league on Saturday.
Lionel Messi said that El Clasicos used to be 'more special' when Ronaldo was there in the Spanish capital.
Barcelona have sacked coach Ernesto Valverde and named former Real Betis coach Quique Setien as his replacement, the club said in a statement on Monday.
Raphael Varane scored one goal and forced a goalkeeping error for another as Real Madrid beat Getafe 3-0 on Saturday in its first match since the Spanish league's winter break
Sevilla needed an own-goal to salvage a 1-1 draw at home against Athletic Bilbao on Friday as the Spanish league resumed after the winter break.
While Barcelona opened a three-point lead over second-placed Real Madrid with a 4-1 win over Alaves, Sevilla consolidated the third position with a 2-0 win over RCD Mallorca.
The Spanish football league has provisionally given Javier Tebas another four-year term as its president.
The draw left both teams locked on points atop the Spanish league with Barcelona in front on goal difference. It was the first scoreless match between the fierce rivals since November 2002.
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Real Madrid and Barcelona are tied at the same number of points at the top of the La Liga and the winner of Wednesday's El Clasico could throw light on the potential title-winner.
Catalan separatists are planning to gather in large numbers around the Camp Nou and possibly carry out actions inside Barcelona's stadium on Wednesday when Real Madrid comes to play in one of the most-watched matches of the season.
Thibaut Courtois abandoned his own goal and joined teammates for a corner kick Madrid had earned five minutes into stoppage time while trailing by a goal at Valencia's Mestalla Stadium on Sunday.
Barcelona's last match before playing Real Madrid in the "clasico" on Wednesday ended in a penalty dispute and a 2-2 draw against Real Sociedad which could cost it the league lead.
Rohit Sharma has been named the first-ever India brand ambassador of top Spanish football club Real Madrid. He is the first non-footballer in the history of the league to have become a brand ambassador.
Veteran Real Betis winger Joaquin Sanchez needed only 20 minutes to score his first career hat trick on Sunday, becoming the oldest player with a treble in the Spanish league.
With one of its best performances of the season, Barcelona cruised to a 5-2 win over promoted Mallorca on Saturday, keeping pace with Real Madrid and regaining the league lead.
Atletico Madrid stretched their winless run to four games in all competitions
Before Dani Carvajal's late winner, captain Sergio Ramos had put Real Madrid in front by heading home a Toni Kroos free-kick after 52 minutes but had also given away a penalty from which Lucas Perez levelled in the 65th.
The victory allowed second-placed Real Mardid to stay in touch with leaders Barcelona, who also have 28 points after 13 games but top the standings due to their superior goal difference.
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