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LA LIGA: Madrid go top despite goalless draw with Osasuna, Barca beaten again



Real Madrid have returned to the top of La Liga despite being held to a goalless draw by Osasuna on Wednesday night.

Four teams are top of the table on 21 points, but the Spanish capital side have a superior goal difference over the others.

Earlier in the day, Barcelona suffered another shock defeat in the league, as Rayo Vallecano stunned the Catalan side 1-0.

Oscar Trejo won the ball from Sergio Busquets and fed veteran striker Radamel Falcao, who finished via the inside of the post for the only goal.

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Memphis Depay missed a penalty that could have earned the visitors a point, putting Barcelona in a situation that increases the pressure on manager Ronald Koeman.

Barca, defeated 2-1 at home to Real Madrid last Sunday, are currently ninth in La Liga after losing three of their last four outings.

Rayo – who have won all five home games this season – rise to fifth, above city rivals and champions Atletico Madrid.

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