FIFA president Gianni Infantino has voiced his objection to leagues playing competitive games abroad, an idea long considered by Premier League clubs and now planned by La Liga.
Cristhian Stuani’s double helped to condemn high-flying Celta Vigo to a first LaLiga defeat of the season in a thriller at Girona.
Barcelona, Girona and LaLiga are looking for permission from the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) to stage a regular-season match between the two Catalan clubs in the United States.
Spanish Football Federation president Luis Rubiales has described LaLiga plans to stage a game in America next January as “an invasion of that country”.
Substitute Charles scored in stoppage time to give Eibar their first win of the season with a 2-1 victory against Real Sociedad.
Julen Lopetegui emphasised the strength of the Real Madrid’s group rather choosing to elevate individuals after his side rallied from a goal down to see off Girona 4-1.
Real Madrid came from behind to see off Girona and continue their winning start to the season, Karim Benzema grabbing a second-half brace in a 4-1 scoreline.
Real Madrid boss Julen Lopetegui has vowed to fight until the death on all fronts as he targets silverware in his first season at the helm.
Manchester City winger Patrick Roberts will spend the season in Spain on loan at Girona.