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Couple for 10 years

The Portuguese's extension until 2017 establishes one of the longest defensive partnerships in Madrid's history

Together since 2007 to end Madrid's centre-back curse

Hierro and Sanchis played together at centre-back for seven years

The match of returns

Oliver returns as a starter, Las Palmas return to La Liga and the Atletico Madrid fans are expected to be treated to another great No 9 in Jackson

Minimum bench

Luis Enrique faces four months until January with a substitutes' bench of youngsters and one devoid of top players

Malaga 0-0 Sevilla

Malaga let off a poor Sevilla

XI of the fans

67763 AS.com users choose their ideal Madrid XI

Navas; Carvajal, Varane, Ramos, Marcelo; Kroos, Modric; James, Bale, Isco; Ronaldo

Jackson in the spotlight

The new-look Atletico start against Las Palmas

Valeron will be applauded by both sets of fans

Rayo measure up against Champions League new boys Valencia

Jemez now complains about the state of the grass at Vallecas


Barca have never been dealt such a difficult start to a season

Before the Club World Cup in Japan, they have 23 club matches and six international fixtures in the next 112 days

They also must visit San Mames, the Vicente Calderon, Sanchez Pizjuan, the Santiago Bernabeu and Mestalla before Christmas

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