Barcelona scored twice in three first-half minutes to set up a 5-0 victory over Sporting Gijon at El Molinon. The Liga champions h...
Barcelona scored twice in three first-half minutes to set up a 5-0 victory over Sporting Gijon at El Molinon.
The Liga champions had come close through Andre Gomes shortly before the half-hour -- but two minutes later they were ahead when Luis Suarez beat goalkeeper Ivan Cuellar to an Arda Turan pass and within three minutes Rafinha had doubled the lead.
Sporting's hopes of getting anything disappeared when Alberto Lora was sent off for a second booking, and three more goals in the closing stages from Neymar (two) and Turan wrapped up a comfortable win.
Bebe scored a spectacular half-volley as Eibar beat 10-man local rivals Real Sociedad 2-0.
The former Manchester United forward slammed home from 25 yards in the 66th minute at Ipurua Municipal Stadium after Asier Illarramendi's own goal had put the hosts ahead nine minutes earlier.
Meanwhile, Real Madrid suffered a late draw 2-2 at Las Palmas but remain atop the league table.
Marco Asensio's 33rd-minute opener was cancelled out five minutes later by Tana's spirit-lifting goal just before the break.
Karim Benzema scored what Real hoped would be the winner in the 67th minute, but Las Palmas answered for a second time five minutes from time -- Sergio Araujo scrambling the ball in at the goal line to secure the vital point for the home side.
Athletic Bilbao ended Sevilla's unbeaten start in LaLiga with a 3-1 victory at San Mames.
Mikel San Jose bundled them ahead in the first half, but Samir Nasri's first goal since joining Sevilla on loan from Manchester City drew the visitors level after the break.
Athletic regained the lead with a cracking strike from left-back Mikel Balenziaga, his first goal in 161 LaLiga matches, and Aritz Aduriz added a third from the penalty spot in the final minute after Sevilla goalkeeper Salvatore Sirigu was sent off for elbowing him in the back.