Madrid (AP) – The two Spanish top clubs Real Madrid and FC Barcelona have suffered surprising defeats in succession. Champions and leaders Real lost with 0: 1 (0: 1) to the newly promoted FC Cadiz, while Barcelona blundered with a 0: 1 (0: 0) at Getafe.
Jaime Mata (56th) scored a penalty against the Barça team around world footballer Lionel Messi, who still fell to ninth with seven points. Getafe climbed to second place – ahead of Cadiz. In the Champions League, Barcelona will play against Ferencváros Budapest on Tuesday.
Real will be challenged in the premier class against Shakhtar Donetsk on Wednesday – the dress rehearsal failed strongly. Coach Zinedine Zidane made four changes during half time. Anthony Lozano (16th) scored the only goal of the game. The German international Toni Kroos from Real was replaced in the 78th minute. After the Champions League, the Primera División will face the Clásico between Barcelona and Real this weekend.
Atlético Madrid meanwhile managed a successful dress rehearsal for the start of the Champions League in Bayern. Four days before the match in Munich, the team of coach Diego Simeone won 2-0 (1-0) at Celta Vigo.
Luis Suárez, who moved from FC Barcelona to Madrid in the summer, scored on Saturday in the sixth minute after a nice combination to give the Rojiblancos the lead – his third goal in the fourth league game for Atlético. Vigos Sergio Carreira hit the post in the penalty area in the first half (26th). Yannick Carrasco (90. + 5) scored the goal for the final score shortly before the end.