After his defeat at Numancia (1-0) opens, FC Barcelona was held in check on his land by Santander (1-1) at the 2nd day of Liga. Meanwhile, Atletico Madrid was surprised to Valladolid (2-1) and abandons its leading position with FC Seville who broke Gijon (4-3).
As Soria against the promoted Numancia (defeat 1-0) at the opening of the Liga, Barcelona dominated but too messy. The spectators at Camp Nou, unhappy to see their team skate, left the stadium in whistling and waving a few newspapers or handkerchiefs. After international matches and in view of the 1st day of the Champions League next week, the coach Josep Guardiola had not attracted the french striker Thierry Henry and had left on the substitutes' bench Argentina Leo Messi and Andres Iniesta Spaniards and Bojan Krkic. The three came into the game and Messi had opened the scoring by converting a penalty (71st). The Racing, which had very few opportunities, equalized on a free kick by Garay hijacked by Pereira (77th).
VALLADOLID - ATLETICO MADRID : 2-1
Buts: Dorado (4e), Baraja (28e) pour Valladolid - Kun Agüero (54e) pour l'Atletico
FC SEVILLE - SPORTING GIJON : 4-3
Buts : Chevanton (22e), Kanoute (36e, 60e) et Maresca (37e) pour Séville - Bilic (18e, 19e, 44e sp) pour Gijon