Eder Militao’s early goal was enough for Real Madrid to return to winning ways in LaLiga with a 1-0 win at Getafe.
The Brazilian headed into a corner in just the third minute but Real, who lost their first points in a draw against Osasuna last weekend, were frustrated in their efforts to extend their lead.
Vinicius Junior was awarded a penalty only to knock it down after replays showed the ball went out of play while Rodrygo attempted an offside.
Third-placed Athletic Bilbao lost two points after suffering a 1-1 draw with Sevilla.
In the first game of Jorge Sampaoli’s second spell, Oliver Torres opened the scoring for Sevilla after just four minutes, but Bilbao equalized in the 73rd minute through Mikel Vesga while Ander Herrera was sent off in added time.
Atletico Madrid are now just a point behind Athletic after a brace from Angel Correa earned them a 2-1 win over Girona.
Correa scored early in both halves and Atletico held on after Rodrigo Riquelme pulled one back in the 66th minute.
Almeria celebrated just their second league win of the season, beating Rayo Vallecano 3-1.
In Italy, AC Milan put even more pressure on Juventus and coach Massimiliano Allegri with a 2-0 win at San Siro.
England defender Fikayo Tomori scored his second goal of Serie A with a header from a corner just after half-time and Brahim Diaz added the second shortly after with a brilliant solo effort.
The result put Milan at the top of the table, level on points with Napoli and Atalanta, while Juve are eighth, seven points behind the leading trio.
Inter Milan clinched a much-needed win, beating Sassuolo 2-1. Edin Dzeko scored both goals on either side of a Davide Frattesi equalizer on the hour.
Newly promoted Bologna and Sampdoria had to settle for a point each after a 1-1 draw. Nicolas Dominguez put Bologna ahead in the first half but Sampdorias Filip Djuricic equalized in the 72nd minute.
It was even an honor in The Classic when Borussia Dortmund scored a last-minute 2-2 draw at home to Bayern Munich.
Leon Goretzka and Leroy Sane put Bayern two ahead early in the second half, but 17-year-old Youssoufa Moukoko equalized in the 74th minute and Anthony Modeste headed the equalizer in the final action of the game.
Bayern also finished the game with 10 men after Kingsley Coman was sent off late.
Xabi Alonso’s coaching career got off to a flying start as his Bayer Leverkusen side beat Schalke 4-0 and Jeremie Frimpong scored twice.
Bottom of the table, Bochum clinched their first Bundesliga win of the season with a 3-0 win over Eintracht Frankfurt. All goals came in the last 20 minutes.
The games between Mainz and RB Leipzig as well as Augsburg and Wolfsburg ended in a 1-1 draw.
In France, ten-man Paris St Germain suffered a goalless draw with Reims after Sergio Ramos was sent off four minutes before half-time.
The Spanish defender was booked for a foul but the referee then showed him red after Ramos challenged the decision.
Second in the table, Marseille surprisingly suffered a 2-1 home defeat against a weak Ajaccio.
Dimitri Payet scored his 100th Ligue 1 goal from the penalty spot and gave Marseille the lead, but Bevic Moussiti-Oko equalized and a Leonardo Balerdi own goal was the decisive moment.
https://www.independent.co.uk/sport/football/real-madrid-rodrygo-atletico-madrid-europe-paris-st-germain-b2198679.html Real Madrid are back with a win at Getafe