Not even a last minute chance could save Barcelona this time.
Barcelona humbled by lowly Getafe - Yahoo! Eurosport
Barcelona find themselves six points behind Liga leaders Real Madrid after they were defeated 1-0 by Getafe at Colliseum Alfonso Perez.Right-back Juan Valera headed home the only goal of the game, his first for the club, from a Pablo Sarabia cross in the 67th minute.
Josep Guardiola: “We will get up” | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona lost its first game of the season to Getafe. The 1-0 scoreline leaves Madrid six points ahead at the top of the table with half the season yet to be played. Josep Guardiola believes the distance is salvageable: “There’s a lot of the League still yet to be played. We’ll get back on our feet and keep on going.”
Piqué: “We are Barça, we’ll move forward” | FC Barcelona
Gerard Piqué is confident that FC Barcelona will bounce back after the loss to Getafe. “I’m convinced that the team will give everything they’ve got to be fighting for the title at the end of the season.” The centre defender called on the Camp Nou faithful to “trust us.” While adding that, "there are may games still yet to be played, a lot of points up for grabs.
A Clasico six-pointer - Barcelona's defeat at Getafe on Saturday makes the showdown against Real Madrid on December 10 a must-win affair - Goal.com
But the most important statistic of all sees Madrid move six points clear of Barca for the first time since the final weekend of the 2007-08 season, which also happens to be the last time they claimed the Primera Division title.
Barcelona's David Villa insists La Liga title race is not over yet: 'We can beat Real Madrid calmly' - Goal.com
Barcelona striker David Villa says he expects his side to see off Real Madrid in the crucial Clasico on December 10.Saturday's 1-0 defeat at Getafe has put Barca six points behind Los Blancos, who defeated Atletico Madrid 4-1 at the Santiago Bernabeu earlier in the day, at the Liga summit.
Real Madrid 4-1 Atlético Madrid | guardian.co.uk
Real Madrid winning the derby was no surprise. What was a surprise was that for a short time here it looked like they might not. Adrián's goal gave Atlético Madrid an early and unexpected lead at the Santiago Bernabéu but his cool finish was quickly followed by a red card for the goalkeeper Thibault Courtois and a Cristiano Ronaldo equaliser from the penalty spot. Suddenly, this was a whole new ball game.