Madrid: Real Madrid celebrated the return of French striker Karim Benzema after missing the World Cup through injury. In the match against Spain in La Liga, Benzema scored twice as Real beat Real Valladolid 2-0. Benzema scored a penalty kick in the 83rd minute and scored the winning goal with one minute remaining. Barcelona and Espanyol drew 1-1 in a game that saw 2 players sent off.
English Summary: Real Madrid return to action with a reminder for Barcelona