Lionel Messi scored the 53rd hat-trick of his astonishing career to help Barcelona crush Mallorca 5-2 at the Nou Camp to retain their place at the top of LaLiga.
Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde has dismissed talk of Lionel Messi retiring any time soon.
Marco Reus headed in a stoppage-time equaliser as Borussia Dortmund recovered from three goals down to draw at home to Bundesliga bottom side Paderborn.
Zinedine Zidane complained of Real Madrid’s inconsistency after his side lost their unbeaten LaLiga record to Real Mallorca and top spot to Barcelona.
Real Madrid lost their unbeaten LaLiga record to promoted Real Mallorca with a 1-0 defeat at Son Moix.
Zinedine Zidane insists his focus rests squarely on Saturday’s LaLiga trip to Mallorca despite the controversy over the postponement over ‘El Clasico’ later this month.