Barca superstar Lionel Messi and Real Madrid front man Cristiano Ronaldo both scored in their victories over Rayo Vallecano (7-0) and Sevilla (3-0) respectively and now both have 43 goals to their name this season.
Thus the fight continues for the top scorer and the coveted European Golden Boot with three games remaining in the championship.
The little Argentine has now scored 65 goals this season overall. Not far away now is the record of Gerd Müller, the Bayern striker who scored 67 goals in 1972-73 season.
Classification of the top scorers in the Spanish league
1. Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid) 43
2. Leo Messi (FC Barcelona) 43
3. Radamel Falcao (Atletico Madrid) 23
4. Gonzalo Higuain (Real Madrid) 21
5. Karim Benzema (Real Madrid) 20
6. Fernando Llorente (Athletic) 17
7. Roberto Soldado (Valencia) 17