In one of the most eagerly awaited clashes of the weekend, Jose Mourinho has to face Racing with 9 of his players unavailable, the most prominent being Cristiano Ronaldo. Can he cope up with this challenge? THT previews the game.

Week 8 in La Liga saw plenty of action as Real Madrid produced another masterclass to remain at the top of the table, while Barca also won comfortably. Valencia were shocked by Mallorca and Sevilla won a thriller.