Antoine Griezmann scored the only goal as Atletico overcome Espanyol to keep the pressure on league leaders Barcelona.
Could on loan Real Madrid teenager Marco Asensio be the Bernabeu's next superstar?
Athletic Bilbao stretched their winning run to five games on Sunday, while Sporting Gijon suffered defeat at Atletico Madrid.
Eibar maintained their top-six La Liga position after an own goal gave them a 1-0 victory over Rayo Vallecano.
Sevilla came from behind to salvage a point at Eibar but their unconvincing away form continues.
Barcelona and Real Madrid will start their Copa del Rey campaigns against third-tier clubs.
A hat-trick from Brazilian striker Charles saw Malaga beat David Moyes' Real Sociedad 3-1 and get off the winning mark this season.
In his live Q&A, Sky Sports Guillem Balague said there is no interest from Barcelona in Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho.
David Moyes' Real Sociedad were held to a 0-0 draw in the Basque derby by Athletic Bilbao, while Deportivo moved up to sixth.
Imanol Agirretxe's hat-trick helped Real Sociedad beat Granada 3-0 and ease the pressure on boss David Moyes.
A review of the weekend's action so far in the Spanish Primera Division as Cristiano Ronaldo broke a new Real Madrid record.
Look back as Cristiano Ronaldo scored five and Karim Benzema scored one in a rout for Real Madrid.
Roberto Soldado grabbed a goal and two assists as Villarreal came from behind to beat Espanyol 3-1 in La Liga on Friday.
Jon Driscoll is joined by Terry Gibson to discuss the weekend's action, while Guillem Balague speaks with Arsenal's Mikel Arteta.
Espanyol got their La Liga campaign off to a perfect start, while Deportivo and Real Sociedad played out a goalless draw.
La Liga's back and we've wrapped up the best goals from the opening weekend.
The season is barely a day old in La Liga and Espanyol's Salva Sevilla has staked a claim for free kick of the season.
Sky Sports will remain the home of La Liga for another three seasons thanks to a new broadcast agreement announced today.
Jay Rodriguez made a goalscoring return to St Mary’s as he snatched a late equaliser in the 1—1 draw with Espanyol.
Espanyol striker Christian Stuani is joining Middlesbrough, according to the Spanish club.