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Alfredo Relaño reacts to Real Madrid's 2-0 LaLiga win over Real Sociedad on Saturday, as Carlo Ancelotti's men extended their lead at the top of the table to eight points.
At this time every year Spain's minnows get their day in the sun in the Copa del Rey, which also provides a shock or two and keeps smaller teams afloat.
The big question ahead of the opening games was how Barça (and LaLiga) would respond without Messi, writes Alfredo Relaño. Any concerns were soon allayed.
BARCELONA 4- REAL SOCIEDAD 2
Two thousand Atlético Madrid fans celebrated outside an empty stadium and inside a teary-eyed Diego Simeone walks across the pitch at the Jose Zorilla stadium and consoles Valladolid defender Kiko Olivas
Alfredo Relaño reacts to Atlético Madrid's 2-1 win over Real Sociedad in LaLiga on Wednesday - a result that leaves Diego Simeon's men two victories from the title.
Atlético Madrid held on for a vital win against Alavés. Suárez grabbed their goal, and Oblak saved a late penalty to ensure all three points.
Athletic Bilbao overcame Levante in extra-time to book their place in the Copa del Rey final where they’ll play Barcelona. Analysis from Alfredo Relaño.
Alfredo Relaño looks at the new Laws of the Game brought in by the IFAB since David Elleray took over along with the problems caused by the VAR.
Real Madrid drew 1-1 with Real Sociedad in LaLiga at home leaving them still five points behind Atlético Madrid at the top of the LaLiga table.