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'