Five things from week two of La Liga action as Real and Barcelona hold serve at home, while Atletico send a message in Sevilla.
1. Bale and James ease tension at Bernabeu
Real Madrid's 5-0 hammering of Real Betis on Saturday evening, which was even easier than the scoreline suggests, has eased the pressure considerably on under-pressure new coach Rafael Benitez and under-fire galactico Gareth Bale.
The two-ex Premier League figures had been targeted by local pundits and fans following the...