Relegation-threatened Osasuna earned a point at Rayo Vallecano in a 2-2 draw, where three of the goals were struck in the first 13 minutes, a result which dents the hosts' hopes of a European qualification spot.
Atletico Madrid scored four goals once again in beating Rayo Vallecano 4-3 at the Vicente Calderon, but they had to survive a late comeback from the visitors to secure the three points.
FIFA.com reviews all the 2014 FIFA World Cup™ qualifying action from Europe on a positive evening for the continent's major nations, although both Germany and Spain were made to work overtime before collecting wins.
Montenegro hit San Marino for six in a predictably one-sided 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil qualifier tonight.
FIFA.com reviews an exciting night of UEFA EURO 2012 qualifying action that saw England secure their place at next year’s finals, and Montenegro and Sweden confirm play-off berths.
England and Montenegro both completed their own objectives this evening as a 2-2 draw saw the sides secure the top two places, but Fabio Capello's night was ruined with the sending off of Wayne Rooney.