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.
– 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.
– 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.
– 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.