Real Madrid closed the gap on Barcelona to five points and climbed up to second spot in the La Liga table as they slogged to a 2-1 win over Getafe on Saturday.
Barcelona came from behind to emerge 2-1 victors against a solid Getafe side, and it puts the Catalans seven points clear of Real Madrid.
Barcelona managed to escape Coliseum Alfonso Perez with all three points, thanks to a late goal from Paulinho, who scored his first in a Barcelona shirt.
Ernesto Valverde has hinted at the possibility of some rotational changes to the lineup as Barcelona travel to face Getafe in La Liga.
Having made the perfect start to the season, Barcelona make their trip to Madrid to face Getafe at the Coliseum Alfonso Perez on Saturday
Real Madrid closed to within 1 point off rivals FC Barcelona at the top of the league table after a 5-1 demolition job at Getafe on Saturday.
Spanish League runaway leaders FC Barcelona take on strugglers Getafe at Camp Nou in a tie that sees the Catalans heavily favoured for the win.
Runaway league leaders FC Barcelona will be hoping to extend their 11 game winning run in the Liga BBVA when they take on Getafe, with manager Luis Enrique expected to give rest to a number of first team players ahead of Arsenal FC clash in midweek.
Real Madrid bounced back from their embarrassing elimination from the Copa del Rey for fielding an ineligible player in midweek by cruising to a 4-1 victory over Getafe on Saturday.
Real Madrid v Getafe Estadio Santiago Bernabeu, Madrid Saturday, 5th December 2015 *** Real Madrid are back in La Liga action after an abrupt and bizarre elimination from the Copa Del Rey campaign. The Spanish giants have been ruled out of the Copa Del Rey despite winning the sole match they played in the tournament. Real Madrid fielded Denis Cheryshev who was facing ruled out for a match during his time at Villarreal last season. As a result, the Benitez managed side will have been disqualified from the tournament. In such circumstances, Real Madrid are poised to host Getafe at home as the season has gotten increasingly worrisome for Los Blancos. Meanwhile, the visiting team, Getafe are 13th in the La Liga standing and come into the game with little pressure on them. The Madrid-based club have lost 5 of their last 6 away games but are still positive about the upcoming game against their local rivals. Getafea s manager […]