Barcelona's Spanish league title defense began with a challenging 0-0 draw against Getafe.

Raphinha's early red card for elbowing an opponent forced Barcelona to play with ten men.

A VAR decision denied Barcelona a potential penalty kick, adding to the team's frustration.

Coach Xavi criticized the officiating, calling it an "embarrassment" for the league.

Real Madrid won 2-0 against Athletic Bilbao, while Atletico Madrid's match was upcoming.

Rafa Benítez's debut with Celta Vigo resulted in a 2-0 home loss to Osasuna.

Benítez aimed to improve Celta Vigo's performance after taking over in the offseason.

Barcelona's struggles to capitalize on chances and officiating decisions marked the match.

As the season progresses, Barcelona and rivals will contend for the top spot in the league.

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