2 Dec 2012

Barca now 6 points clear in la Liga

1:19 pm on 2 December 2012

Unbeaten leaders Barcelona have pulled six points clear of chasing Atletico Madrid and set a record for the best start to a La Liga season when Lionel Messi scored twice in a 5-1 drubbing of Athletic Bilbao.

Real Madrid beat Atletico 2-nil to now trail them by 5 points in third.

Fourth-placed Malaga slumped to a 1-nil defeat at Getafe.