Pre-season friendlies

Rayo Vallecano 2 – Atletico Madrid 4 (Teresa Rivero Trophy, August 5, 2008) Atletico Madrid dominated the match, and went two goals up through Pongolle and captain Maxi Rodriguez. Rayo hit back, and drew level thanks to goals by Piti and Aganzo. But in the final stages Atletico took control, Maxi Rodriguez got his second before Camacho scored at the death.

Mensajero 0 – Tenerife 6 (Friendly, August 5, 2008)

Real Zaragoza 3 – Pontevedra 2 (Friendly, August 5, 2008)