Two goals from Lionel Messi, and one apiece from Gianluca Zambrotta, Samuel Eto´o, Ronaldinho and Andres Iniesta ended a five-match winless streak against Atletico and put Barca level on 69 points with Real at the top, but second to Fabio Capello´s side due to their inferior head-to-head record.
"With three games left Real have to see if they can withstand the pressure of being leaders. It is the same for us though, and we´ll have to see what happens," said Rijkaard.
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