Lionel Messi’s brilliance and Marc-André ter Stegen’s heroics in goal allowed Barcelona to keep top spot in the league after picking up three points at the Wanda Metropolitano.
After 15 rounds of the season, Barcelona and Real Madrid are tied in points and lead the rest of the league with the fewest matches played.
Karim Benzema failed to score over this round but remains the only player in the league with goals in the double digits. (10).
Celta Vigo 0-0 Real Valladolid
Alaves 1-2 Real Madrid
Goal Scorers Alaves -Lucas Perez 65′(pen)
Goal Scorers Real Madrid – Sergio Ramos 52′ Dani Carvajal 69′
Real Sociedad 4-1 Eibar
Goal Scorers Real Sociedad – Robin Le Normand 25′ Mikel Oyarzabal 47′ Willian jose 57′ Martin Odegaard 80′
Goal Scorers Eibar – Pape Kouli Diop 35′
Mallorca 1-2 Real Betis
Goal Scorers Mallorca – Junior Lago 55′(pen)
Goal Scorers Real Betis – Joaquin 7′ Nabil fekir 33′
Valencia 2-1 Villarreal
Goal Scorers Valencia – Rodrigo 49′ Ferran Torres 70′
Goal Scorers Villarreal – Andre Anguissa 54′
Sevilla 1-0 Leganes
Goal Scorers Sevilla – Diego Carlos 63′
Athletic Club 2-0 Granada
Goal Scorers Athletic Club – Raul Garcia 41′(pen) Yuri Berchiche 83′
Espanyol 2-4 Osasuna
Goal Scorers Espanyol – Marc Roca 20′(pen) Jonathan Calleri 90+3′
Goal Scorers Osasuna – Rubén García 46′ Exequiel Avila 49′ Jon Moncayo 84′ Roberto Torres 90+2′
Getafe 4-0 Levante
Goal Scorers Getafe – Leandro Cabrera 54′ Jorge Molina 60′(pen) Angel Rodriguez 67′ David Copovi 78′
Atletico Madrid 0-1 Barcelona
Goal Scorers Barcelona – Lionel Messi 86′
Celta Vigo and RealSociedad kicked off the 15th round of the season with a goalless draw.
Dani Carvajal scored the winning goal to extend Real Madrid’s unbeaten streak in the league to 5 matches.
Real Sociedad scored three second-half goals after finishing the first half in a ‘1-1’ draw against Eibar.
The result stretched Eibar’s losing run in the league to three matches while getting Real Sociedad back to their winning ways.
Gerard Moreno failed to give Villarreal the lead in the first-half when he failed to convert from the spot.
Ferran Torres’s goal in the 70th-minute wins the game for Valencia against Villarreal.
Sevilla is unbeaten since their defeat at Camp Nou to Barcelona; that is 9 competitive matches with 7 being league matches.
A ‘1-0’ win against Leganes made it 5 wins a 2 draws from Sevilla’s recent league matches.
Athletic Club’s form continued to ascend while Granada’s continued to descend after Athletic Club took all three points with a ‘2-0’ home win against Granada.
Osasuna kicked off their scoring in the second half and finished with 4 goals to come from a goal down and seal an away victory at the expense of Espanyol.
Going down a man didn’t stop Osasuna from doubling their lead. Espanyol is a win away from equaling the points of bottom table Leganes.
Levante conceded 4 goals in the second half to lose at Getafe.
Barcelona wins a vital 3 points against Atletico Madrid. Lionel Messi decided the match in Barcelona’s favor when he scored the only goal of the match in the 86th minute to move his side to the top of the league and get Barcelona their first win at the Wanda Metropolitano.