Cristiano Ronaldo netted the winner as Real Madrid opened up a seven point gap over title rivals Barcelona with a 2-1 win at the Nou Camp.
Former Liverpool skipper Sami Hyypia has been placed in temporary charge of Bayer Leverkusen after the Bundesliga side sacked manager Robin Dutt at the weekend.
Bayer Leverkusen have sacked coach Robin Dutt in the wake of Saturday's 2-0 Bundesliga defeat at home to Freiburg.
Sami Khedira has hit back at suggestions that his international career with Germany is in jeopardy.
Euro 2012 qualifying
Fernando Gago wants to return to Argentina with his former club Boca Juniors, according to his agent.
Sami Khedira accepts that Barcelona were worthy Champions League winners but believes Real Madrid are almost at the same level.
Bayer Leverkusen defender Sami Hyypia has revealed that he will retire from football at the end of the season, bringing to an end a 19-year career.
Birmingham boss Alex McLeish has revealed midfielder Barry Ferguson played an hour of the Carling Cup final with a broken rib.
Germany coach Joachim Low believes that his side will benefit from Sami Khedira and Mesut Ozil's experience of playing in Spain with Real Madrid.
Jose Mourinho believes Real Madrid still need to sign another striker in January, despite their substantial investment in the playing staff this summer.