Spanish Paper Talk: Cristiano Double And Benzema Magic Hands Real Madrid Win

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Messi hat-trick as Barca shine under Luis Enrique…

All the latest headlines from the newspapers in Spain as Real Madrid and Barcelona both win comfortably this weekend to silence the critics.


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– ‘Benzemagician’.

– A piece of genius from the Frenchman puts Los Blancos on track. Cristiano adds to his tally and carries on: he scored two and equalled Messi’s 28 in the first round of games…minus the match against Sevilla.

– Real Madrid, winter champions (with one game less). Carlo Ancelotti: “We are very keen to win La Liga”.

– Barca are Messi. Leo knocks Deportivo over on his own. He gets his 22nd hat-trick, equals Zarra, and is one away from Cristiano Ronaldo.

– Victory without shining: Mandzukic, with a penalty, and Raul Garcia scored.


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– Winter champions.

– A double from Cristiano and a piece of genius from Benzema. Madrid equal Barca’s record number of goals in one round of games (35).

– Hat-trick from Messi and an own goal from Depor. Barcelona played their best away game of the season.

– Atleti took a breather: according to Granada the first goal came from a “debatable penalty”.

– Elche go clear of the relegation places: penalties missed by Fajr and Ruben Garcia.

– Sevilla dazzle against Malaga: goals from Bacca and Denis.


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– On a roll!

– Barca go through Riazor with a spectacular Messi who notched another ‘hat-trick’. Luis Enrique repeated the same XI as against Atleti and the team gave a new exhibition.

– The Blaugrana cancelled out their other poor results away from home with a goal feast.

– Real and Atleti, without problems.

– A review away from home by the Gunners.

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