21-Dec-15

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

World respect

River Plate 0-3 Barcelona

A brilliant Barca thrash River and certify Spanish football’s supremacy in the world game

A goal from Messi and two from Luis Suarez (MVP) gave the Catalans victory

Leo and Iniesta win their 26th trophies to surpass Xavi

Ten goals with boos

Real Madrid 10-2 Rayo Vallecano

Rayo were dancing past Madrid until they went down to nine men

Madrid’s biggest win since the 11-2 against Elche in 1960

Four goals from Bale, three from Benzema, two from Ronaldo and one from Danilo

The fans boo Rafa Benitez, angry with going down 2-1 and more so after half-time

Benitez: “There were phases in which the fans were not happy, so we must make them change their opinion”

Jemez: "They oppressed us, while I had not seen anything so grotesque”

Malaga 1-0 Atletico Madrid

A deflection leaves them without top spot

Atletico trip up against Malaga after a shot from Charles, which Godin deflected into his own net

Higuain, to the rhythm of the Golden Boot

Scored another two goals yesterday to move behind Aubameyang in second

Three seasons

Ancelotti confirms his arrival at Bayern

Watford win 3-0

Reviewing Quique against Klopp’s Liverpool

Barca worldwide

Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar leave River without any options

Luis Enrique: “Barca are a reference and these players are unique”

Madrid lose to 11 but thrash nine

Dismissals of Tito (14’) and Baena (27’) opened the floodgates

Charles leaves Atleti without top spot

Simeone’s men did not take their chances as Malaga scored on 86’

Real Sociedad 0-2 Villarreal

Athletic 2-0 Levante

Granada 0-2 Celta

Ancelotti replaces Guardiola at Bayern

Kings of the world

Barca win their third Club World Cup with an incontestable victory over River and goals from Leo Messi and MVP Luis Suarez