La Liga: Pedro wonder strike sends Barcelona top; Depor win at Tenerife; Atletico down Zaragoza


Barcelona 1 – Almeria 0 (La Liga, October 3, 2009) (Longer highlights here.) A fabulous right-foot cracker from Pedro Rodriguez fired Barcelona ahead of Almeria on the half hour.

Tenerife 0 – Deportivo La Coruna 1 (La Liga, October 3, 2009) Diego Colotto scored a second half header to give Depor a win at promoted Tenerife and lift the Galician club to fourth.

Atletico Madrid 2 – Real Zaragoza 1 (La Liga, October 3, 2009) The home side claimed their first win of the season. Jose Manuel Jurado and Antonio Lopez scored for Atletico who were indebted to teenage keeper David De Gea for saving a penalty in the first half from Marko Babic. Ewerthon did score a penalty for Zaragoza late on.