A lone Carlos Vela strike has earned Real Sociedad a 1-0 victory at relegation-threatened Malaga lifting them to within touching distance of fourth-placed Athletic Bilbao.
Featuring fitting tributes to an English footballing legend, a Hollywood actor imitating a Manchester United legend, Jose Mourinho mocking Arsene Wenger and Mehmet Scholl on the risk of a Bayern star playing cards.
A 77-minute Diego Costa penalty helped Atletico Madrid overcome Levante in a 3-2 win taking them top of La Liga, while Unai Emery's Sevilla beat Villarreal 2-0 away to move up to seventh.
Cristiano Ronaldo was forced off with a slight thigh strain having opened the scoring and Gareth Bale was also on target as Real Madrid won 5-0 at Almeria, while a depleted Barcelona beat Granada 4-0 at the Camp Nou.
As Mexican players and fans take a deep breath, FIFA.com takes a look back at some of the more hair-raising moments on their tough and torturous road to a 15th world finals.
The FIFA U-17 World Cup has been unveiling stars of tomorrow for a full quarter-century. FIFA.com takes you through some of the tournament’s world-renowned graduates.