Barcelona doesn’t do enough but remains on top of the league because all the contenders couldn’t find the result to take advantage of Barcelona’s defeat in this round.
SPANISH LA LIGA
Espanyol 1-2 Valencia
Goal Scorers Espanyol – Marc Roca 31′(pen)
Goal Scorers Valencia – Daniel Parejo 69′ Maximilano Gomez 80′
Levante 3-1 Barcelona
Goal Scorers Levante – Jose Campana 61′ Borja Mayoral 63′ Nemaja Rodja 68′
Goal Scorers Barcelona – Lionel Messi 38′
Sevilla 1-1 Atletico Madrid
Goal Scorers Sevilla – Franco Cazquez 28′
Goal Scorers Atletico Madrid – Alvaro Morata 60′
Real Madrid 0-0 Real Betis
Real Valladolid 3-0 Mallorca
Goal Scorers Real Valladolid – Joaquin Fernandez 40′ Enes Unal 50′(pen) Sandro Ramirez 90+4′
Villarreal 0-0 Athletic Club
Osasuna 4-2 Alaves
Goal Scorers Osasuna – Ruben Garcia 20′ Ezequiel Avila 26′ Roberto Torres 45+6′(pen) Juan Villar 55′(pen)
Goal Scorers Alaves -Victor Laguardia 27′ Lucas Perez 51′(pen)
Celta Vigo 0-1 Getafe
Goal Scorers Getafe – Kenedy 37′
Leganes 1-2 Eibar
Goal Scorers Leganes – Youssef En-Nesyri 6′
Goal Scorers Eibar – Charles 17′ Kike 84′
Granada 1-2 Real Sociedad
Goal Scorers Granada -Alvaro Vadillo 36′
Goal Scorers Real Sociedad – Cristian Portu 21′ 89′
Valencia rescued themselves in the second-half after getting two goals to come from behind a wn win it against Espanyol.
Barcelona suffered a third defeat of the season when Levante found three goals in 7 minutes to complete a comeback.
Granada, Real Madrid, and Atletico Madrid (all) failed to get the results to knock Barcelona off the top.
Sevilla and Atletico Madrid share the points after Diego Costa missed a penalty that would have completed the comeback for Atletico Madrid against Sevilla. To be fair, it was a harsh penalty call.
Real Madrid is held goalless at home by Real Betis.
Real Valladolid bounced back from their midweek defeat at the Camp Nou with a win at home against newly-promoted Mallorca.
Despite an early lead in the 6th-minute, Leganes remained at the bottom of the standings after Eibar came from behind to secure a ‘2-1’ win on the road.
“Granada could have returned to the top of the league if they had managed to win at home against Real Sociedad.
Cristian Portu scored a brace, including an 89th-minute winning goal for Real Sociedad to get an away victory against Granada.
The result allowed for Sociedad to finish the round in 3rd-place while knocking Granada out of the ‘top 4’ in the standings.