Today's front-page headlines from Marca, AS and Mundo Deportivo.
Sparks without shining
Mou: We can play better but we were a team"
A soothing victory...with little punch
Madrid get a first away victory
Benzema shows the way with a great team goal
Los Blancos create 16 chances but again lack conviction
They are the third least effective team
Cristiano seals the game with a penalty against a brave Rayo team who were weak at the back
Iniesta in the final straight: he has recovered from his injury and it is possible he will play against Sevilla and in El Clasico
Real Valladolid President Carlos Suarez speaks to Marca: "I dream of making El Pucela happy"
A ray of hope
Madrid recover their calmness following some turbulent days
Mourinho: "We are a team but we can play better"
Martin Presa: "The fans gave an example of public spirit"
Sevilla leave Riazor in a Champions League place
Falcao is a doubt for Betis: serious injury ruled out
Del Bosque receives an ovation from Europe's national team bosses at a meeting in Warsaw
Barca, the best
Nobody in Europe can beat the results of Tito Vilanova's team in League or European competition
Only Bayern can today equal La Blaugrana
Thiago Alcantara: "I don't see myself being compared to Xavi or Iniesta...I only want to have their character and attitude"
Puyol's sprint: he trained alone yesterday and said it was an 'incredible' session with Juanjo Brau
The captain steps up his recovery so he can play in El Clasico
Michel's men strike a blow in La Coruna
Sergio stands up to Mou: Ramos says things should be 'resolved from within'