Struggling Valencia defeated Villarreal away from home, which is their first back-to-back win in a very long time. Captain Sergio Ramos scored twice handing the Spanish league leaders Real Madrid three vital points in the LaLiga title race.
LAS PALMAS 1, DEPORTIVO LA CORUÑA 1
Deportivo La Coruña held by ten-men Las Palmas in a two-goal draw at home, Estadio de Gran Canaria.
ESPANYOL 3, GRANADA 1
Former Arsenal player and invincible José Antonio Reyes scored for Espanyol as they convincingly defeated struggling Granada.
REAL MADRID 2, MALAGA 1
Sergio Ramos scored twice as Real Madrid narrowly defeated Malaga at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu.
ALAVES 2, LEGANES 2
Pablo Insua’s late goal denied Alaves three sweet points, as they were held by Leganes at home.
VILLARREAL 0, VALENCIA 2
Santi Mina scored again for Valencia, who defeated Villarreal convincingly in their own backyard, Estadio de la Ceramica.
OSASUNA 3, SEVILLA 4
Vicente Iborra had a productive day, scoring an own-goal for Osasuna and twice for his Sevilla.
ATHLETIC BILBAO 2, ATLETICO MADRID 2
Koke and Antoine Griezmann were both on the scoresheet as Atletico Madrid’s bad form continues with another draw in the Spanish league LaLiga.
REAL BETIS 0, SPORTING GIJON 0
The match between Real Betis and Sporting Gijon at Estadio Benito Villamarin ended in a goalless draw.
REAL SOCIEDAD 1, CELTA VIGO 0
Sweden international John Guidetti played 20 minutes in the second half but his Celta Vigo suffered a narroe but bitter defeat to Real Sociedad at Estadio Anoeta.
EIBAR 0, BARCELONA 4
Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar Jr were all on the scoresheet as FC Barcelona crushed in form Eibar with four goals to nothing in their own backyard.