7-January-2016

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

His arrival returns the enthusiasm and slows the decline in support

Zidane

Fills the Bernabeu

The stands will go back to being packed on Saturday in the Frenchman’s premiere

There are only 2,000 tickets on sale

In the ‘Benitez era,’ two sell-outs in 12 games

Full power

Total confidence in the club’s sporting decisions

Barca 4-1 Espanyol

Rumble in the tunnel:

“I’m going to break you”

The squabble between Suarez and Pau lit the fuse

The row ends in the locker room

Pique mocks the Periquito supporters

Diop: “There was no blood, if we wanted they’d be on a stretcher”

Ryo 1-1 Atletico

Saul and Vietto straighten up Atletico

Nacho puts a daring as always Rayo ahead

To be decided at the Calderon

Athletic 3-2 Villarreal, Valencia 4-0 Granada, Mirandes 1-1 Deportivo, Betis 0-2 Sevilla

Mallorca

Del Piero, new sporting director

The legendary Italian player replaces Miguel Angel Nadal

The changes save Atleti

Rayo 1-1 Atletico

The introduction of Vietto and Saul was decisive

Discrete debut for Kranevitter and Augusto

The BBC and the MSN have the same goals in La Liga: 35

Luis Suarez 15

Cristiano 14

Neymar 14

Benzema 12

Bale 9

Messi 6

Tridents tied

In the Champions League, with different opponents, Madrid wins 15 to 10

Barcelona 4-1 Espanyol

Espanyol go in front and finish with nine

Messi, Suarez and Neymar didn’t escape the raining cards

Betis 0-2 Sevilla

The Sevilla judgement

Betis missed a penalty and Mel was whistled

Athletic 3-2 Villarreal

Valencia 4-0 Granada

Mirandes 1-1 Deportivo

Betis 0-2 Sevilla

Real Madrid

Hard criticism of Florentino

Hitzfeld: “Putting in Zidane, demented”

The German Coach doubts the capacity of the Frenchman to be responsible for the team and thinks it is ‘crazy’

Football thrashing

Barca mended by means of good play Caicedo’s goal, with a few from Messi (2), Pique and Neymar

The game was marked by few sporting actions and Espanyol finished with nine

Javi Lopez: “The media campaign has taken effect”

Gerard Pique: “I hope the ‘wonderful minority’ fill the stadium in the return

Trouble in the tunnel

The referee reports an act by Suarez to provoke Espanyol

Someone said: “I will break you”

Betis 0-2 Sevilla

Pepe Mel counting the hours as Coach