Lionel Messi produced a typically dominant performance as Barcelona thrashed Girona in LaLiga, drawing gushing praise from his team-mates.
Ernesto Valverde insisted claims Luis Suarez and Jordi Alba tried to get booked in Barcelona's rout of Girona were a matter for the referee.
Barcelona have surpassed the club record for an unbeaten run in LaLiga, set under Pep Guardiola.
Girona led through Portu at Barcelona but Luis Suarez's hat-trick, a Lionel Messi double and Philippe Coutinho's strike turned it around.
Barcelona's second goal against Girona brought up a landmark as Lionel Messi scored against a record 36th LaLiga opponent.
Atletico Madrid could yet lose two players to the CSL before China's February 28 transfer deadline, making Diego Simeone nervous.
Gremio midfielder Arthur has been linked with Barcelona, but coach Ernesto Valverde tried to convince reports of his ignorance on Friday.
With three matches to come over the next week, Ernesto Valverde has not ruled out giving Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez a break.
Ruben Semedo, who was remanded in custody on Thursday by a court in Lliria, has been suspended without pay by Villarreal.
Robert Lewandowski's change of agent resulted in reports of a switch to Real Madrid, but Jupp Heynckes is not worried about such claims.
Barcelona have a slight edge over Chelsea in Champions League knockout ties, something Ernesto Valverde was quick to remind the Blues.
Deco feels Antonio Conte's Chelsea future is unlikely to be decided by the Champions League tie against Barcelona.
Ruben Semedo has been remanded in custody after being charged with attempted murder by a court in Lliria.
Pini Zahavi, reportedly involved in Neymar's world-record move to PSG, has been appointed as the new agent of Robert Lewandowski.
Thierry Henry believes Neymar would have to go to extreme lengths in order to escape the shadow of Lionel Messi.
Zinedine Zidane's Real Madrid followed up a Champions League defeat of Paris Saint-Germain with a 5-3 LaLiga win at Real Betis.
Bayern Munich attacker James Rodriguez was right to leave Real Madrid, his dad said.
Guti, now a youth coach at Real Madrid, thinks Paris Saint-Germain's Neymar would be wise to move to the Santiago Bernabeu.
Pele believes Neymar is already the most "technically" gifted player in the world and says he is ready to lead Brazil at the World Cup.