Atletico Madrid got their Primera Division season back on track with a 2-0 victory over Espanyol on Sunday.
Atletico lost 3-1 at Valencia before the international break to leave the defending Primera Division champions in fifth place, but goals from Tiago and Mario Suarez ensured they returned to winning ways.
The victory saw Atletico move up to fifth with 17 points from eight La Liga games, while Espanyol slipped to 10th with nine points from their eight fixtures.
Goals have been hard to come by...
January will be here before you know it! To tide us over until then, here's today's batch of rumours and gossip.
Liverpool's keeper search continues
After cooling their interest on Monday in ex-Barcelona keeper Victor Valdes, Liverpool have turned their eyes to Espanyol's 28-year-old custodian Kiko Casilla.
Metro say that Liverpool are preparing an 8 million pound January bid for the Spaniard, who admitted this week that that his club will most likely sell him if the right offer comes in.
Espanyol overpowered Real Sociedad 2-0 at El Prat to pick up a second straight home victory and move up to eighth place in the Primera Division.
Lucas Vazquez put the hosts in front inside seven minutes and substitute Christian Stuani made sure of the points with a close-range finish in stoppage time.
Espanyol have now taken seven points from their last three games and things are looking up for Sergio Gonzalez's side after a difficult start.
The same cannot be said for Real Sociedad, who languish just...