Alfredo Relaño looks at the new-look Atlético - one which has been rebuilt virtually from scratch and tore Real Madrid to shreds in their pre-season friendly.
Gareth Bale has done himself little favours with his comments claiming that top players are treated like robots.
As the final whistle blew at Cornellà, a throng of Espanyol fans invaded the pitch in the kind of choreographed jubilation not seen all season.
RAYO 1-0 REAL MADRID
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