Real Madrid could only get a point against Rayo Vallecano at the Santiago Bernabeu on Sunday night.
Real Madrid dropped two points following this game, and have now lost top spot on the league table.
Interestingly, surprise package Girona are top of the table with 31 points after 12 games, while Madrid are second, two points behind Girona. Barca are on 27 points in third.
Speaking after the game, Carlo Ancelotti insisted: “In the table we are very good, we are in the fight, very good in the Champions League… There is no drama.
“There is confidence that we are going to do things well, like today, because we haven’t done things wrong today.”