Barcelona took advantage of Atletico Madrid and Valencia's slip-ups to pull 11 points clear at the top of LaLiga with a win over Real Betis.
Paris Saint-Germain defender Marquinhos has hit out at media outlets in Spain for running stories about Neymar joining Real Madrid.
A 7-1 thrashing of Deportivo La Coruna was not out of keeping with Real Madrid's recent struggles, Zinedine Zidane insisted.
A brave headed goal left Cristiano Ronaldo spilling blood for the Real Madrid cause against Deportivo and he was quick to survey the damage.
Braces from Gareth Bale, Cristiano Ronaldo and Nacho saw Real Madrid emphatically back to winning ways in LaLiga against Deportivo.
Lucas Hernandez's international future is yet to be confirmed, but he may have given the clearest indication yet of choosing France.
Ryan Giggs feels his experience could help Wales and Real Madrid attacker Gareth Bale get over his injury worries.
Lionel Messi and Gerard Pique applauded Philippe Coutinho as he trained with Barcelona for the first time.
Barcelona distanced themselves from reports that they had reach a deal with Antoine Griezmann and boss Ernesto Valverde avoided controversy.
Real Madrid are languishing 19 points behind Barcelona in LaLiga but Zinedine Zidane will not walk away or seek a transfer quick fix.