Barcelona sauntered to a comfortable 3-0 win over a Zaragoza side who never looked like they were fighting for their Liga lives at La Romareda.
Barcelona have left World Player of the Year Lionel Messi and the Spanish international trio of Andres Iniesta, Sergio Busquets and Jordi Alba out of their squad for their trip to Zaragoza on Sunday.
Real Madrid made it five Liga games without defeat as they coasted to a straightforward 4-0 victory over Zaragoza at the Santiago Bernabeu.
Spanish Primera Liga football club Zaragoza have extended the contract of coach Manolo Jimenez for three seasons.
First-place Real Madrid outlasted Valencia 3-2 to win its eighth straight league game and maintain a three-point lead over second-place Barcelona, which beat Zaragoza 4-0.
FC Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola faces a dilemma when his side visits Zaragoza`s La Romareda Stadium Saturday night.
Seydou Keita hit a hat-trick and Zlatan Ibrahimovic netted twice to lead Barcelona to a 6-1 thrashing of Real Zaragoza and send the La Liga champions three points clear of Real Madrid on Sunday.
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