With just under half the La Liga season played, fans of tiny Basque club Eibar must be rubbing their eyes in disbelief to see their team seven points clear of regional heavyweights Athletic Bilbao and Real Sociedad.
France international Antoine Griezmann scored a hat-trick as Atletico Madrid produced a stunning second-half display to hammer Athletic Bilbao 4-1 away on Sunday and move to within four points of La Liga leaders Real Madrid.
A second-half Jackson Martinez strike set Porto on their way to a 2-0 victory over Athletic Bilbao to secure a place in the Champions League last 16 on Wednesday, while the hopes of the Basque side were extinguished.
After a night of high scoring affairs saw a record-breaking 40 goals being netted, match-day three of the 2014-15 Champions League showcased some highly entertaining games that once again lit the atmosphere on European soil.
A 75th-minute blunder by goalkeeper Gorka Iraizoz handed Porto a 2-1 victory over Athletic Bilbao on Tuesday that helped the 1987 and 2004 winners maintain a vice-like grip on Champions League Group H.