The 11th catch by Thomas was his 144th of the campaign to break the old mark set by Marvin Harrison of Indianapolis in the 2002 season.
Brazilian Neymar then missed the chance to make it three from the penalty spot just after the hour mark, his spot kick clipping the outside of the post, before Mauro Icardi made it 13 goals in all competitions this season with a tap-in 11 minutes later.
The Sussexes and baby Archie spent the recent Christmas holidays in Canada with Meghan's mother, Doria Ragland.
He likened their treatment of her to that faced by his mother. Princess Diana died in 1997 when her car crashed as it was being pursued by members of the paparazzi.
The Ukraine forward wrote an open letter to Rayo's supporters denying any links to neo-Nazi groups but some fans still attended his first training session with a banner that read Vallecas was "not a place for Nazis."
Members of the royal family are often criticized for not allowing enough public access, given that they are publicly funded, and now the Duke and Duchess are effectively saying, "Okay, you win, we're out."
In fact, Liverpool have been top of the league on four separate occasions at Christmas since the 1992-93 season and still not finished winners that season - a feat that has happened in 12 of the 26 seasons.
Pep Guardiola's Manchester City, who are trying to win a first Champions League crown, will meet record 13-time European champions Real Madrid for a place in the quarterfinals.
Since then they have been forced to play their home cricket matches at neutral venues in the United Arab Emirates.