The current Spanish league leaders Real Madrid remain top of the league table with 52 points with two games in hand. The defending Spanish champions FC Barcelona are just a point behind Real Madrid. Valencia grabbed three vital points as they try to avoid the relegation zone.
GRANADA 4, REAL BETIS 1
It was a football match with a lot of tensions that produced five yellow cards and two red cards when struggling Granada crushed Real Betis before their fans.
SPORTING GIJON 1, ATLETICO MADRID 4
France international Kevin Gameiro scored a real hat-trick for his Atletico Madrid who crushed struggling Sporting Gijon in their own backyard.
REAL MADRID 2, ESPANYOL 0
Isco shone with two assists when Alvaro Morata and Gareth Bale scored in Real Madrid’s convincing victory over Barcelona-side Espanyol at Santiago Bernabeu Stadium.
DEPORTIVO LA CORUÑA 0, ALAVES 1
Manu Garcia’s goal from the penalty spot as enough for Alaves to grab all three points in the backyard of Deportivo La Coruña.
SEVILLA 2, EIBAR 0
Sensational Eibar suffered a narrow defeat to Jorge Sampaoli’s Sevilla after two assists by Stefan Jovetic and goals by Pablo Sarabia and Vitolo.
REAL SOCIEDAD 0, VILLARREAL 1
Villarreal narrowly defeated Real Sociedad, in their own backyard, after a goal from Samuel Castillejo in the last minute of the match.
VALENCIA 2, ATHLETIC BILBAO 0
Former Manchester United and European champion with Portugal Nani was on the scoresheet as struggling Valencia grabbed three vital points at Estadio Mestalla.
CELTA VIGO 3, OSASUNA 0
Sweden international John Guidetti was not included in the 18-men squad of Celta Vigo but they still managed to crush struggling Osasuna at home.
BARCELONA 2, LEGANES 1
Lionel Messi scored twice as the defending Spanish champions FC Barcelona narrowly defeated Leganes at Camp Nou.
MALAGA 2, LAS PALMAS 1
Ten-men Malaga managed to win just over Las Palmas with goals from Pablo Fornals and Charles in the first half at Estadio La Rosaleda