The third round of Primera Division action brought 29 goals and wins for Barcelona, Real Madrid, Atletico, Villarreal (all of those four with nine points out of a possible nine), Levante and Valladolid. And here, Goal takes a look at the standout performers from all of the weekend's games.
In goal, Thibaut Courtois made sure Atletico picked up maximum points with several fine saves in the hard-fought 2-1 win at Real Sociedad.
At the back, Marc Valiente was on target as Valladolid won their first points of the season. Filipe Luis impressed going forward in the 2-1 success at Real Sociedad for Atletico and was also solid in his defensive duties, while Javier Mascherano produced a good showing in Barcelona's 3-2 win at Valencia.
In midfield, Isco (with two goals) and Luka Modric led Madrid with tremendous technique as Carlo Ancelotti's side overcame Athletic Bilbao 3-1, while Cani was in fine form for Villarreal in their 3-0 win at Osasuna.
And further forward, Cristiano Ronaldo got off the mark with a header against Athletic. Barcelona star Lionel Messi netted a hat-trick at Valencia, while Helder Postiga was at the double for los Che - the first a spectacular strike. Kevin Gameiro, meanwhile, scored both goals for Sevilla in the 2-2 draw at home to Malaga.