LaLiga: Barcelona lead trimmed by Real Madrid

Saul Niguez gave Atletico the lead in the 21st minute with a thumping low drive into the bottom corner, finally beating Marc-Andre ter Stegen after the German goalkeeper had twice thwarted Antoine Griezmann.

Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane has admitted that it was vital Cristiano Ronaldo got off the mark with his first league goal of the campaign against Getafe.

It's fair to say that the Basque derby between Alaves and Real Sociedad was not one for the footballing purists, despite a spectacular atmosphere in the Mendizorroza Stadium.

But how does the standings in La Liga shape up in Gameweek 8?

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El Distreo definió ante la salida de Paulo Garcés y desató la alegría de los azules. El doblete del " Conejo " llegó en el segundo tiempo.

The visitors, however, were much improved after the break.

Real shot-stopper Kiko Casilla almost handed Getafe the equaliser after his punch fell for Lancen, whose shot flew inches wide as Real held on to claim three points.

In the previous game against Las Palmas he ripped his shirt off and walked off the pitch before full time in frustration after missing a clear chance to add to the 3-0 scoreline.

With one eye on Tuesday's Champions League game against Tottenham Hotspur, Zidane rested his usual midfield pairing of Casemiro and Luka Modric and started without Isco.

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Karim Benzema also found the net for the first time this season in La Liga earlier in the match, but Los Blancos were made to work hard for their eventual victory as Getafe pegged them back in the second half.

Real Madrid talisman Cristiano Ronaldo and Barcelona striker Luis Suarez took centre stage on Saturday in bailing their teams out with late strikes to silence their critics following slow starts to the season.

"We started very well and then we relaxed after the break but in the end thanks to our character and the substitutions we fixed it", Zidane told reporters. "He negotiated the madness in the penalty area well and I hope this is the start of a good run for him".

"We know that over 90 minutes we can score at any moment and in the second half we struggled but we knew we would be able to get back into the lead and that's what we did".

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