Neymar and Luis Suarez double act lifts Barca; Man City tops EPL

    Luis Suarez celebrates with his teammate Neymar as the pair shared Barcelona's goals in the 3-0 win over Villarreal.

    Story highlights

    • Barcelona beats Villarreal 3-0 in La Liga
    • Neymar double sparks victory
    • Real Madrid loses at Sevilla
    • Man City edges ahead in EPL

    (CNN)The Neymar and Luis Suarez double act left Barcelona in fine fettle ahead of the first El Clasico of the season with a 3-0 dismissal of Villarreal Sunday to top the La Liga standings.

    Barca's next game is in the Santiago Bernabeu on November 21 against arch-rival Real Madrid, who later slumped to a 3-2 defeat at Sevilla to fall three points behind the Catalan giants.
      Sergio Ramos put Real ahead with a overhead volley but damaged his suspect left shoulder in scoring, being substituted within minutes.
        Ciro Immobile equalized for Seville just before the break, scoring from a tight angle after a corner.
        Real, suffering its first defeat of the season, conceded further goals from Ever Banega and Fernando Llorente after the break.