Ousmane Dembele spoke glowingly of the "incredible things" Lionel Messi does for Barcelona as he looked ahead to Tuesday's date with Lyon.
The Real Madrid captain was sent-off for the 20th time in LaLiga in a home defeat to Girona, but Santiago Solari has defended Sergio Ramos.
An examination of the Opta data presents an unflattering picture of Marcelo's claim to a Real Madrid starting berth.
Girona's Eusebio Sacristan appeared to make a tactical tweak to target Real Madrid defender Marcelo, but he denied that was his intention.
Defender Alvaro Odriozola does not think there should be an over-reaction to Real Madrid losing 2-1 at home to Girona.
Real Madrid cruised into third place in LaLiga after Karim Benzema inspired Santiago Solari's side to victory over Espanyol.