The Messi and Ronaldo show
Sergio Ramos put all the off-field speculation to one side as he opened the scoring for Real Madrid against Getafe.
Cristiano Ronaldo netted a ten-minute hat-trick, the 20th of his career, as Real eased to a 4-0 win.
Ronaldo's Barcelona rival Lionel Messi went one better against Osasuna, helping himself to four goals.
Messi was in irrepressible form as Barca won 5-1 ahead of this week's Copa del Rey Clasico.
Stephan El Shaarawy and Robinho celebrate after the former's goal gave Milan a 1-0 win over Atalanta.
Esteban Cambiasso salvaged a draw for Inter Milan at home to Torino after they had gone 2-1 down at San Siro.
Mauro Icardi celebrates after scoring in Sampdoria's 6-0 hammering of Pescara.
PSG escaped with all three points against Lille and moved top of Ligue 1 thanks to Aurelien Chedjou's own goal.
Thomas Muller scored for Bayern Munich as they beat ten-man Stuttgart to extend their lead at the of the Bundesliga.