Atletico Madrid suffered their sixth LaLiga loss of the season as an impressive Espanyol made it seven matches without defeat.
Tottenham may be into the Champions League semi-finals, but Mauricio Pochettino has enjoyed a happier moment as coach.
Lionel Messi drew the error that saw Barcelona net against Espanyol, says Ernesto Valverde, as the forward "always gets it right".
Barcelona head coach Ernesto Valverde sang the praises of captain Lionel Messi after his match-winning display in the Catalan derby.
Lionel Messi revealed an ongoing injury this week, but Sergio Busquets was not at all surprised to see him deliver the goods for Barcelona.
Yet another record was claimed by Barcelona great Lionel Messi on Saturday as he moved onto 334 LaLiga wins.
An initially frustrating outing ended in two goals for Lionel Messi and three points for Barcelona against Espanyol on Saturday.
Espanyol head coach Rubi was in no mood to discuss Gerard Pique's comments about the club ahead of Saturday's derby.
Ernesto Valverde played down Gerard Pique's comments about Espanyol, but the Catalan side have responded fiercely.
Gerard Pique's controversial comments about Catalan rivals Espanyol were intended as a joke, says coach Ernesto Valverde.