After 17 Rounds (2011) played of LA LIGA the "El Pichichi" ( term given to the Spanish 1º Division Leading Goal scorer) looks like this:
Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid) 20 goals
Lionel Messi (FC Barcelona) 17
Gonzalo Higuaín (Real Madrid) 12
Roberto Soldado (Valencia CF) 11
Falcao (At Madrid) 9
This will obviously change in coming weeks as either Ronaldo or Messi can score Hat-trick at any moment thus continuing on with their "personal battle", & breaking away from their immediate followers. Other players may enter the list as well, eg Benzema.