15-Oct-16

Today’s front-page headlines from Marca, AS and Mundo Deportivo…

Day of the champions

La Liga returns in a big way

The top four separated by two points

The FIFA virus rules Ramos, Alba, Sergi Roberto and Saul out of this Super Saturday

Return to Butarque

Leganes-Sevilla (12:00 BST)

Sevilla back at Leganes after 16 seasons

Messi, in the face of doubts

Barcelona-Deportivo (15:15)

The Argentine returns after the debacle of Vigo

Leaders against the bottom club

Atletico Madrid-Granada (17:30)

Griezmann and Gameiro, threats to Granada

Getting back on track

Real Betis-Real Madrid (19:45)

Three draws later, Madrid seek a win

Pata Negra for Guijuelo, Leon and Alicante

Guijuelo-Atletico, Cultural-Real Madrid, Hercules-Barcelona

“Oviedo and La Segunda are my university”

Fernando Hierro values his debut as Coach

Las Palmas 0-0 Espanyol

The matchday starts without a kick

Marcelo returns

Madrid have not won since he was injured three weeks ago

Cristiano was angry because Danilo nutmegged him in a ‘rondo’ and kicked the ball into the stand

The leaders do not trust the bottom team

Simeone calls for maximum pressure against Lucas Alcaraz’s ‘new Granada’

Messi returns for Barca, struck by their previous defeat

Lega seek their first home win

Ronnie returns

Barca reach an agreement in principle with Ronaldinho for him to be their global ambassador

The charisma of the ‘gaucho’ will serve to expand Barca’s brand worldwide

“High pressure”

Luis Enrique, who has the trident back, is wary of Deportivo and asks the team not to be distracted by the game against City

Top spot at stake

Real Madrid, Atletico, Sevilla and Barca are now vying for the top of La Liga

Los Pericos yet to fire

City-Everton (15:00 BST)

Pep-Koeman, ex-Blaugrana duel

Copa del Rey last-32 draw

Hercules-Barca, C Leonesa-Madrid