With five points separating first from 13th in the standings, LaLiga giants Barcelona, Real Madrid, and Atletico Madrid are finding it harder than usual to shake off the rest of the pack.
Eric Krakauer joins the Mailbag to discuss the leveling of the playing field in the Spanish top-flight, as well as Real Betis' underwhelming season and what it means ahead of Sunday's El Gran Derbi.
Elsewhere, the crew commends Christian Pulisic's "testicular fortitude" but steers clear of making any comparisons between the USMNT midfielder and former Chelsea star Eden Hazard.
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