Gareth Bale stepped up in the absence of Cristiano Ronaldo to help Real Madrid secure a come back win against Rayo Vallecano and keep their title hopes alive.
Leo Messi scored a record 24th La Liga hat-trick as FC Barcelona thrashed Rayo Vallecano 6-1 at a lunch time encounter at Camp Nou to move top of La Liga. Defender Gerard Pique was also on target for Blaugrana and he said after the game that coming back to the top of the table again doesn't concern Barca.
FC Barcelona boss Luis Enrique has been criticized for his tactics after loss against PSG but he says that he knows how to live with critics.
Will Rea Madrid stage another come-back?
After a midweek win against Ajax, Barcelona travel to Madrid to face beleaguered Rayo Vallecano. THT presents the match preview and other details.
Barcelona, under Vilanova, have acquired the title of comeback kings. The match against Rayo might just be another day with Viilanova having his way. TheHardTackle presents the match preview and other details.