Callejon's the Real deal as youngster fires Mourinho's Madrid to late win
Jose Maria Callejon struck a late winner as Real Madrid fought back from a half-time deficit to beat Real Mallorca and provisionally move eight points clear of Barcelona at the top of La Liga.
Mallorca had looked on course to claim a shock win after Tomer Hemed gave them a 39th-minute lead but Madrid drew level through substitute Gonzalo Higuain 18 minutes from time before Callejon netted an 84th-minute winner for Jose Mourinho's men.
Man in the middle: Real Madrid's stars celebrate Jose Maria Callejon's late winner over Real Mallorca
The victory was Madrid's 22nd in their last 23 competitive matches and lifted them further clear of Barca, who play Real Betis tonight (Sunday).
Antoine Griezmann scored the only goal as listless Valencia slipped to a 1-0 defeat against Real Sociedad, ensuring they stayed four points behind Barca.
Sevilla's run without a league win stretched to four games as Espanyol produced a solid defensive performance to come away from the Sanchez Pizjuan with a 0-0 draw.
Sharp shooter: Cristiano Ronaldo gets ahead of Mallorca's Chico
A late own goal denied new Real Zaragoza coach Manolo Jimenez a victory on his home debut as Getafe snatched a 1-1 draw at La Romareda.
Jimenez's side took a 38th-minute lead through Maurizio Lanzaro, but with 11 minutes to go Zaragoza defender Javier Paredes inadvertently put through his own net to help Getafe salvage a point.
The only way is up: Jose Mourinho's Madrid went back to the top of La Liga
Goals by Michu and Piti earned Rayo Vallecano a Primera 2-1 win at Granada who finished the game with 10 men.
The home side hit back through Fran Rico in the last five minutes but they also had Inigo Lopez dismissed in injury time.