Gareth Bale scored an early winner as Real Madrid won 1-0 away to a spirited Huesca and moved up to fourth in La Liga, five points behind leaders Barcelona.
After an early scare that saw David Ferreiro head wide for the hosts, Madrid took the lead in style after eight minutes when Alvaro Odriozola crossed and Bale steered a cushioned volley past goalkeeper Aleksandar Jovanovic.
Huesca refused to be daunted by that early setback, threatening again when Thibaut Courtois was forced into action by Ezequiel...
First-half goals from Antoine Griezmann, Thomas Partey and Koke helped a resurgent Atletico Madrid secure a 3-0 home victory over Huesca in La Liga on Tuesday.
Diego Simeone's side looked comfortable as they recorded a third-consecutive win in all competitions, with all three goals coming in an opening 35-minute onslaught.
After an underwhelming start to the season, Atletico looked back to their best, despite Simeone shuffling his pack for the visit of the Liga debutants.
The coach rested Saul Niguez,...
Barcelona forward Luis Suarez bemoaned the adrenaline loss which has come with the introduction of VAR in La Liga this season despite benefitting from the technology on Sunday.
Suarez scored Barcelona's third in an 8-2 win against Huesca but it initially looked like the goal would be ruled out after Jordi Alba was adjudged to be offside by the assistant referee.
However, an intervention from VAR helped establish that Alba was onside before playing the ball and Suarez's strike, his first of the season,...