Bilbao midfielder Javi Martinez said the positive results from their matches against Barcelona and Sevilla proved that his team have matured.
Gabi said there is no better place for Atletico to prove themselves than at the Bernabeu, but knows they will have to work harder than Madrid.
Xavi Hernandez scored his first Champions League goal as Barcelona registered their fourth win in Group H following the match against Milan.
It was reported Espanyol want to sign Arsenal's veteran defender Sebastien Squillaci, who has only featured once for the Gunners this season.
Getafe midfielder Mehdi Lacen has acknowleged that his side have very slim chance of winning at Camp Nou, but promised that they give it a go.
Granada have been fined EUR6,000 and are set to foot the bill for rearranging the abandoned Primera Division fixture against Real Mallorca.
Levante midfielder Ruben Suarez has warned his team-mates to cut down on their mistakes, having paid too much for it in the last 3 defeats.
Bad news for Malaga coach Manuel Pellegrini as the medical team have confirmed that midfielder Joaquin Sanchez is sidelined for three weeks.
Osasuna coach Jose Luis Mendilibar is likely to be able to welcome Roversio Rodrigues back into his squad for their clash against Espanyol.
Racing are desperate for a cheap striker and have reportedly turned their heads to Jorge Rodriguez of Tercera division side Rayo Cantabria.
Rayo Vallecano winger Tito has urged his team to prove themselves at home when they face Valencia, who are hurt after losing to Real Madrid.
Real Betis midfielder Ustaritz Aldekoatalora claimed his team are calm and focused about their situation and are fully behind coach Pepe Mel.
Keeper Iker Casillas said Real Madrid's win over Zagreb showed how tremendously excited his team were and that they wanted to do a good job.
Mallorca defender Ivan Ramis believes his team can turn things around and beat Granada when they play their remaining 30 minutes of the game.
Joseba Llorente insisted Sociedad are totally committed but admitted his team must be doing something wrong to go eight games without a win.
Defender Maurizio Lanzaro wants Zaragoza to treat their match against Sevilla as a 'final' as his team are only one point above the drop zone.
Frederic Kanoute insisted that the players are the first offenders for Sevilla's current slump and urged his team-mates to be self-critical.
Alberto Botia is honoured to be linked with Barcelona and Roma, but insists he is focused only on doing it right in every game with Sporting.
Roberto Soldado scored his fifth Champions League goal as Valencia registered their second win in Group E following the match against Genk.
Villarreal president Fernando Roig has denied interest in Benfica striker Javier Saviola because they already have 32 players in the squad.