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Gareth Bale scored an outstanding long-range goal as Real Madridbeat Elche 3-0 at the Bernabeu on Saturday afternoon to go top ofthe Primera Division standings.
Real Sociedad knocks off Barca in upset special.
Ten-man Sevilla won 1-0 at Rayo Vallecano on Sunday to end asix-game winless streak in the Spanish league.
Barcelona will be without Gerard Pique for two weeks because of aleg injury the defender picked up during Saturday's 3-1 loss atReal Sociedad.
Atletico squanders golden opportunity in loss to Osasuna.
Goalkeeper Sergio Asenjo saved a stoppage-time penalty to preserveVillarreal's 2-1 victory at Espanyol in the Spanish league onMonday.
Barcelona paid 13.55 million euros ($18.6 million) to Spanish taxauthorities on Monday to cover any potential irregularities in itssigning of Neymar, all the while maintaining its innocence of thefraud charges levied against it.
Atletico Madrid chief Enrique Cerezo insists that he does notbelieve star striker Diego Costa wants to leave the club thissummer.
Sevilla midfielder Ivan Rakitic is ignoring the latest round ofrumors suggesting he could be on the move this summer.
Barcelona midfielder Andres Iniesta is hoping speculation thatteam-mate Carles Puyol could call time on his Nou Camp career atthe end of the season is well wide of the mark.