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Deportivo La Coruna
February 24, 2017
Las Palmas 0-1 Real Sociedad
Xabier Prieto 74’
Xabier Prieto scored an important goal for Real Sociedad to get a victory that keeps them within the reach of the top four in the standings.
February 25, 2017
Alaves 2-1 Valencia
Ibai Gomez 78’ Carlos Soler 70’
Aleksandar Katai 86’
From beating Real Madrid to losing to recently promoted Alaves; that is the kind of season Valencia is having.
Alaves came from a goal down to avoid a home defeat and secure a consecutive league victory after getting thrashed by Barcelona.
Real Betis 1-2 Sevilla
Riza Durmisi 36’ Gabriel Mercado 56’
Vicente Iborra 76’
Sevilla came from a goal down in the first half to score two goals ‘20 minutes’ apart in the second half for an away victory over Real Betis.
Leganes 4-0 Deportivo La Coruna
Alexander Szymanowski 19’
Martin Mantovani 30’
Unai Lopez 81’
Alberto Bueno 90’+1’
Leganes got a victory to distance themselves from the relegation zone while pushing Deportivo La Coruna closer.
Two goals in each half placed Leganes in a better position, but La Coruna has a match in hand that might be an advantage as both of these teams are trying to avoid the drop zone.
Eibar 3-0 Malaga
Adrian Gonzalez 43’ 50’(pen)
Sergi Enrich 52’
Ten minutes around the halfway mark, Eibar got three goals to defeat Malaga and open a 12-point gap between the two sides.
February 26, 2017
Espanyol 3-0 Osasuna
Felipe Caicedo 17’
Jose Manuel Jurado 46’
Gerard Moreno 90’+2’
Osasuna suffered a fourth consecutive defeat and remains at the bottom of the league standings.
Having won just a match out of 23, not a lot was expected from Osasuna in their 24th league fixture.
Atletico Madrid 1-2 Barcelona
Diego Godin 70’ Rafinha 64’
Lionel Messi 86’
Two scrappy goals gave Barcelona their second ‘2-1’ victory over Atletico Madrid at the Vicente Calderon, and Lionel Messi was Barcelona’s savior once again.
Athletic Club 3-1 Granada
Markel Susaeta 11’ Mehdi Carcela-Gonzalez 14’
Inigo Lekue 33’
Mikel San Jose 69’
Granada remains in the relegation zone after a defeat against Athletic Club.
Sporting Gijon 1-1 Celta Vigo
Moi Gomez 49’(pen) Iago Aspas 75’
Celta Vigo got a goal against a 10-man Sporting Gijon to leave with a point.
Sporting Gijon wasn’t going to get out relegation zone with a victory, but they would have been level on points with Deportivo La Coruna; who are sitting at just outside the drop zone.
Villarreal 2-3 Real Madrid
Manuel Trigueros 50’ Gareth Bale 64’
Cedric Bakambu 56’ Cristiano Ronaldo 74’(pen)
Alvaro Morata 90’+1’
Alvaro Morata scored late to seal a very important victory for Real Madrid to keep marching towards a league title.
Real Madrid came from two goals down to avoid a defeat that would have placed a lot of question marks on their chances of winning the title this season.