Barca need to avoid any slip ups against Espanyol…
All the latest headlines from the newspapers in Spain as Real Madrid secure their 18th consecutive victory behind yet another hat-trick from Cristiano Ronaldo.
– CR7 is another story.
– 23 hat-tricks: a La Liga record surpassing Zarra and Di Stefano. 23 goals in this League equals his best return in the first half of the season and he is on course to score 60.
– Cristiano does enough to seal Madrid’s 18th consecutive victory, equalling Rijkaard’s Barcelona.
– The champions don’t concede one millimetre.
– Jimenez, benefiting from an offside, and Mandzukic seal the game against Elche.
– It should always be like this: Elche and Atletico fans show an example of togetherness.
– Rajoy to Marca: “We need the collaboration of all the clubs”.
– Friendly fire: Luis Enrique’s Barca, against Sergio’s Espanyol, does not want to falter.
– Victory in La Primera 15,553 days later.
– Mou in a bad mood: he complains about the ball boys after his first defeat.
– The record is…Cristiano!
– 18 consecutive Madrid victories and a hat-trick from the Portuguese takes him to 200 La Liga goals.
– Atletico accelerate. Comfortable win at Elche: goals from Gimenez and Mandzukic.
– Low-intensity derby. A Barca on the rise welcome La Liga’s worst away team.
– Only ‘Riazor Blues’ and Indar Gorri wanted to upset a game of peace.
– On a good run.
– Luis Enrique and Sergio enjoy a good relationship and pose for the traditional photo ahead of the match.
– Barca need three points not to slip up against an improved Espanyol. Messi, who wants to carry on his records, and Suarez the ‘killers’ in the derby.
– Ibra stages a comeback and looks towards the Camp Nou.
– Pereira and Nyom near Barca.
– A CR7 dive to open the can.