Madrid, Feb. 10 -- Real Madrid is making it clear it's still in the fight for the Spanish league title.

With a convincing victory in the Madrid derby on Saturday, Real Madrid returned to second place in the Spanish league for the first time since September and moved within five points of leader Barcelona, which has a difficult away match against Athletic Bilbao on Sunday.

"We reached our goal, which was to regain second place and move closer to the lead," Madrid captain Sergio Ramos said. "The league isn't over yet. There are many points still up for grabs. We will keep fighting until the end and we will keep trying to make things difficult for Barcelona."

In a derby marked by video review, Real Madrid defeated Atletico Madrid 3-1 at W...