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La Liga News, 5 October 2015: Atlético, Real draw Madrid Derby, Villarreal remain leaders

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Luciano Vietto was Atletico Madrid's supersub in the derby against Real Madrid, with the young Argentinian leaving it late to cancel out Karim Benzema's goal and rescue a point for the hosts.

Rafa Benitez has claimed that Real Madrid “dropped two points” from their 1-1 draw with Atletico Madrid in La Liga on Sunday. Madrid took the lead through Karim Benzema and survived an Atleti penalty, saved by Keylor Navas, but were forced to share bragging rights with their arch-rivals, courtesy of Luciano Vietto, leaving the Coach unhappy with his side’s inability to kill the game off.

Villarreal remain the early pacesetters in La Liga despite suffering their first defeat of the season on Sunday, a 1-0 defeat against lowly neighbours Levante.

Manuel Pellegrini bracketed Sergio Aguero alongside Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi after the Manchester City striker made Premier League history by scoring five goals in just 20 minutes.

Jose Luis Mendilibar hailed his Eibar players for showing themselves to be “united” as a team following Saturday’s 2-0 win at Las Palmas. Los Armeros strengthened their grip on seventh place in La Liga thanks to goals from Saul Berjon and Borja Baston, and the Coach paid tribute to his players for a committed performance in Gran Canaria.

Victor Sanchez was “frustrated” with Granada’s equaliser on Saturday but nonetheless praised Deportivo La Coruna for a strong away showing.

Sergio Gonzalez has admitted that Espanyol are “broken” following Saturday’s 2-1 home reverse to Sporting Gijon but is backing his side to bounce back.

David Moyes rued Real Sociedad’s defensive mistakes during Saturday’s 3-1 defeat to Malaga, admitting they “made it difficult for us to get something more”.