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La Liga News: 29 August 2016; Las Palmas Move to First Place, Celta Vigo Sign Giuseppe Rossi

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Real Madrid Barcelona and Las Palmas win Atletico and Valencia struggle - ESPN FC
Former Barca boss Pep Guardiola had to wait until his 139th game to achieve that feat -- a 5-1 win over Ceuta in the Copa del Rey on Nov. 20, 2010 -- and, with Luis Enrique at the helm, Barca have scored more and conceded less goals on the way to 100 wins.

Atletico Madrid devoid of attacking threat in unconvincing draw at Leganes - ESPN FC
Rubbish, plain rubbish. Atletico Madrid got a gift-wrapped opening couple of fixtures against two newly promoted sides, however, they have contrived to stumble to two unconvincing draws against teams many expect will be battling relegation this term. That is four points dropped, no wins and it would not be an overreaction to suggest that any hopes of winning the league title have gone out of the window.

Villarreal 0-0 Sevilla FC - ESPN
Jorge Sampaoli's free-wheeling Sevilla side were held goalless at Villarreal as goalkeeper Sergio Rico was kept busy by the Yellow Submarine at El Madrigal. Sevilla were 6-4 winners against Espanyol last weekend, but the scoresheet was blank this time around as Rico, dropped from the first Spain squad named by new coach Julen Lopetegui on Friday, earned a point with a series of saves, including one astonishing effort to deny Manu Trigueros in the second half.

Celta Vigo sign Giuseppe Rossi from Fiorentina - ESPN FC
New Jersey-born Italy international Giuseppe Rossi has joined Celta Vigo from Fiorentina. The injury-plagued forward made 33 appearances for the Viola, scoring 16 goals, since joining the Serie A side in January 2013.

Las Palmas 5-1 Granada - ESPN
Nabil El Zhar scored twice as Las Palmas made it back-to-back LaLiga victories with a 5-1 thrashing of Granada The French winger buried the ball in the bottom left corner to open the scoring at Estadio Gran Canaria, but the hosts levelled on the stroke of half-time through Jeremie Boga.

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