Tottenham and Liverpool return to Premier League action after seeing their biggest title rivals drop points on Saturday.
Sociedad were heading out of Europe as the final two matches of Group F headed into stoppage time, with Alkmaar set to go through in second place as the Dutch side were drawing at bottom side Rijeka and Napoli led in Naples thanks to Piotr Zielinski's fine first half strike
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Sociedad had led the league for six consecutive rounds. The team's attractive attack has helped it only lose just once this season.
Flags at the Camp Nou flew at half mast, Maradona's image was displayed on every screen and digital advertising hoardings while a club official held a framed Maradona Barcelona shirt.
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LaLiga: Real Sociedad midfielder David Silva facing spell on sidelines after picking up hamstring injury
Silva, 34, has started eight of 10 league matches for La Real following his summer arrival from Manchester City on a free transfer.
LaLiga: Real Sociedad extend lead at top after win over Cadiz; Valencia play out draw against Alaves
Real Sociedad remained in good form after the international break with a 1-0 win over Cádiz on Sunday for their sixth straight league victory and a three-point lead at the top of the standings.
What to watch in European football today: Leicester hoping to spoil Liverpool's record, Milan to test unbeaten run against Napoli
Liverpool have not lost their last 63 league games at home. That matches a club record set in December 1980 which was ended by a defeat to Leicester.
LaLiga: Atletico Madrid edge past Barcelona to earn title boost; Villarreal hold Real Madrid to a 1-1 draw
Yannick Carrasco finished brilliantly from range after mistakes from Gerard Pique and Marc-Andre ter Stegen left the goal gaping but Barca, and a below-par Lionel Messi, failed to respond at the Wanda Metropolitano.
LaLiga: Real Madrid recovery halted by three Valencia penalties and own-goal; Real Sociedad remain top
Madrid took the lead through Karim Benzema but presented Valencia with four gifts at Mestalla, including three spot-kicks and an own-goal scored by Raphael Varane, to fall to another surprise defeat.
Silva opened the scoring with a header on Sunday as Real Sociedad beat Celta Vigo 4-1 to take a one-point lead at the top of the league.
Mikel Oyarzabal scored twice, including one from a penalty, before Portu and Alexander Isak rounded off an impressive victory after Rafa Mir had briefly pulled Huesca level.
LaLiga: Real Sociedad go top of table with victory over Betis to extend Spanish league's surprise start
Real Sociedad are the sixth different team to lead LaLiga after six rounds of fixtures so far, as Real Madrid gave up their place at the top of the pile after a surprise loss at home to Cadiz on Saturday.
Around European football on Sunday, Gareth Bale would be hopeful of featuring against West Ham in his return to Tottenham. In Spain, Valencia play Villarreal in derby.
Karim Benzema, the heart of Madrid’s title run last season, set up Federico Valverde for the 14th-minute opener, and pressured Emerson into scoring an own goal
LaLiga: Real Madrid kickstart title defence with goalless draw against Real Sociedad; Granada edge Alaves
With a squad mostly unchanged from last season, Madrid looked out of rhythm and couldn't get more than a point in a lacklustre match at the Reale Arena in the Basque Country.
Real Madrid begin their title defense on Sunday at Real Sociedad with practically the same squad that a few months ago lifted its first league trophy in three years. They haven't won consecutive leagues since 2007-08 as Barcelona has dominated domestically.
Silva joined La Real on a free transfer earlier this month but returned a positive Covid-19 test after arriving to San Sebastian
Silva won 11 domestic trophies in his time in Manchester and is widely regarded as one of the Premier League's finest imports.