This week’s ‘10 things we learned in La Liga’ is dominated by the derby with Madrid giving Atletico a lesson in how to defend and take your chances that was so good it even impressed Diego Simeone.
Racism reared its ugly head before the game but Vinicius and Rodrgyo had the last laugh as Madrid made it nine wins from nine in all competitions this season.
Elsewhere Barcelona beat 10-man Elche with a win built around a red card for the opposition and another Pedri masterclass.
Betis’ Spain centre-forward Borja Iglesias grabbed his own headlines as his team stayed third. And the Williams brothers, Isco and Balde all had a weekend to remember.
Real Madrid took their chances and defended admirably to beat Atletico Madrid 2-1 on Sunday
TEN THINGS WE LEARNED…
Racism is only one…