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Victims honored in Spain; Barcelona, Madrid win Liga openers

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) All soccer matches in Spain held a minute's silence to honor victims as the Spanish league began a new season under the shadow of recent attacks in Barcelona and a nearby coastal town.

Sunday's game in Barcelona became a focal point for a city insisting it won't be afraid.

Barcelona beat Real Betis 2-0, while defending champion Real Madrid eased to a 3-0 victory at Deportivo La Coruna.

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