Barcelona demolished Deportivo 8 – 0 but it’s not sure even a win with such an overwhelming margin is enough to restore their morale.
Is eight goals enough to make up for letting a nine point lead at the top of the table slip away?
Luis Suarez scored four and Ivan Rakitic, Marc Bartra, Messi and Neymar scored one each.
However Torres scored just one goal for Atletico Madrid in comparision.
That one goal victory over Athletic Bilbao brought Atletico Madrid level on points with Barcelona -though Barcelona are ahead on goal difference.
And elsewhere Real Madrid beat Villareal 3- 0 to close the gap with the leaders to 1 point.
This is going down to the wire
Highlights of all the games …