Nervy Real Madrid edge past Recre; Valladolid scalp Villarreal

Real Madrid 1 – Recreativo Huelva 0 (La Liga, November 22, 2008) Real took a halftime lead over Recre through Wesley Sneijder’s deflected shot that looped over the keeper into the net.

Villarreal 0 – Valladolid 3 (La Liga, November 22, 2008) Jonathan Sesma scored twice and Luis Prieto added a third in a sensational first half as Valladolid, who beat Real Madrid last weekend, took another big scalp.