In matches from week three played on Saturday night, co-leaders Deportivo were held to a 1-1 draw by Real Sociedad. Jankauskas gave the home side the lead early on and Depor equalised through Pandiani. Loren and Pandiani were both sent off. Real Madrid join Deportivo on seven points after thrashing Bilbao 4-1. Makeshift striker Guti scored two and Roberto Carlos and Munitis added the others. Ezquerro got a consolation goal in the last minute. Barça struggled to beat Racing Santander, although an injury time goal from Overmars made the 3-1 result look better. Kluivert scored the first two of the match and Espina pulled one back from a free kick. Alavés took two goal lead at Zaragoza through Javi Moreno and Desio, but Jamelli and Yordi pegged them back to 2-2. In the last match of the day, Las Palmas and Valladolid drew 1-1. In the second division, Atlético Madrid finally won their first match, Salva scoring twice as they beat Compostela 2-0. Co-leaders Jaén were beaten 1-0 at Córdoba.