Real Madrid lost ground at the top of La Liga after slipping to a 1-0 defeat at Mallorca as Barcelona extended their lead to eight points.
Why it matters
The result is significant as it sees Real Madrid fall further behind Barcelona in the La Liga title race.
What the papers say
The Independent and The Guardian both report on the match and its significance.
How we got here
Real Madrid were without several key players due to injury, including Karim Benzema, Éder Militão and Thibaut Courtois, who was dropped from the squad at the last minute after getting injured during the warmup. Marco Asensio missed a penalty in the match. Barcelona will enter their next match with a five-point lead over second-placed Madrid.
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Real Madrid Club de Fútbol, commonly referred to as Real Madrid, is a Spanish professional football club based in Madrid.
Founded on 6 March 1902 as Madrid Football Club, the club has traditionally worn a white home kit since inception.
Marco Asensio Willemsen is a Spanish professional footballer who plays as a winger and attacking midfielder for Real Madrid and the Spain national team.