Diego Simeone singled out Antoine Griezmann and Fernando Torres for praise after Atletico Madrid’s 3-1 win against Rayo Vallecano.
Gareth Bale’s late penalty bagged Real Madrid a 2-1 win at Cordoba in an exciting contest which also saw Cristiano Ronaldo sent off.
Another Lionel Messi masterclass allowed Barcelona to sweep aside Elche 6-0 in La Liga on Saturday.
David Moyes could not hide his joy at seeing Real Sociedad move clear of the relegation zone in La Liga courtesy of their 1-0 win against Eibar.
Sevilla boss Unai Emery said his side had lost the battle in the 3-1 defeat at Valencia but there is still a long way to go in the League.
Marcelino has revealed that Arsenal’s offer for Gabriel Paulista was too good for both the club and the player to resist.