The fixture started with the Friday Night game between Real Sociedad & RCD Espanyol which ended in a 1 - 1 draw. The goalscorers were Piatti in the 61st min for Espanyol with Willian José equalizing in the 71st min for Real Sociedad.
Celta de Vigo hosted Atletico de Madrid & lost 0 - 4. After a "nervous" start to La Liga with lack of goals, At Madrid found their groove today with a great performance that included the previously lost goals. French International star Antoine Griezmann was back in form with two goals. Here is how the goals fell:
- Koke 52nd min, 0 - 1
- Griezmann 72nd min, 0 - 2
- Griezmann 80th min, 0 - 3
- Correa 88th min, 0 - 4
Real Madrid defeated Osasuna 5 - 2 in a good match that perhaps saw how the home side relaxed in the latter part of the game to allow the visitors to get back 2 goals. The match saw the return of Cristiano Ronaldo who scored & late in the match Karim Benzema who nearly scored as well.
The encounter had quality executed goals especially one from Modric which was all class. The goals came in the following order:
- Cristiano Ronaldo 6th min, 1 - 0
- Danilo 39th min, 2 - 0
- Sergio Ramos 45th min, 3 - 0
- Pepe 55th min, 4 - 0
- Modric 61st min, 5 - 0
- Riera, 63rd min, 5 - 1
- David Garcia 77th min, 5 - 2
Sevilla FC managed to win 2 - 1 in the last moment Las Palmas & thus cutting the excellent start to La Liga by the visitors. Worked game by both teams & Sevilla had to fight to the end to gain the three points.
- Tana 15th min, 0 - 1
- Sarabia 88th min, 1 - 1
- C. Fernandez 90+3rd min, 2 - 1
Surprise result of Round 3 of La Liga, FC Barcelona 1 - Alaves 2. First defeat for Barça this season as they run into a very disciplined Alaves defensive line & were punished for their own defensive mistakes which Alaves exploited with precision counter-attacks.
Coach Luis Enrique was forced to bring on big guns Messi, Suarez & Iniesta in the second half but they could not take away from Alaves their well owned prize & the 3 points.
- Deyverson 38th min , 0 - 1
- Mathieu 45th min, 1 - 1
- Ibai Gomez 63rd min, 1 - 2