2. Real Madrid
4. Atletico Madrid
17. Deportivo La Coruna
19. Sporting Gijon
March 3, 2017
Real Betis 2-3 Real Sociedad
Aissa Mandi 16’ Jon Bautista 9’
Antonio Sanabria 65’ Xabier Prieto 26’ 72’
Xabier Prieto had to give Real Sociedad a goal lead on two occasions to leave Real Betis with all three points.
March 4, 2017
Leganes 1-0 Granada
Darwin Machis 83’
A deserved victory for Leganes saw them open a five-point between themselves and Granada; leaving Granada in the relegation zone.
Eibar 1-4 Real Madrid
Ruben Jimenez Pena 72’ Karim Benzema 14’ 25’
James Rodriguez 29’
Marco Asensio 60’
Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo were not needed for Real Madrid bounced back from their slip at home to Las Palmas by going away to Eibar and getting all three points with a dominant performance.
Villarreal 2-0 Espanyol
Roberto Soriano 45’
Diego Lopez 80’(o.g.)
Villarreal got a victory at home to move closer to the top five in the league standings.
Barcelona 5-0 Celta Vigo
Lionel Messi 24’ 64’
Ivan Rakitic 57’
Samuel Umtiti 61’
Barcelona piled the pressure on Real Madrid by thrashing Celta Vigo in an almost perfect performance.
The victory keeps Barcelona on top of the league standings but with Real Madrid having a game in hand, there is still work to do for both teams before the second El Clasico decides the title.
March 5, 2017
Sporting Gijón 0-1 Deportivo La Coruna
Pedro Mosquera 45’+2’
Had Emre Colak converted his spot kick, the goal could have come earlier for Deportivo La Coruna.
In a battle to avoid the threat of relegation, Deportivo La Coruna came out on top after grabbing all three points in their away fixture against Sporting Gijon.
Deportivo sits right above the drop zone and has a match in hand to hopefully move further away.
Atletico Madrid 3-0 Valencia
Antoine Griezmann 10’ 83’
Kevin Gameiro 48’
If the goal for Atletico at the moment is not to missing out on 2017/18 UEFA Champions League? then there is hope.
Both teams have had their up and downs this season but quality in the attack of Atletico Madrid is hard to keep out.
Las Palmas 5-2 Osasuna
Jese Rodriguez 7’ 87’ Kenan Kodro 31’ 37’
Marko Livaja 55’
Unai Garcia 70’(o.g)
Roque Mesa 76’
After getting a draw at the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu against Real Madrid, you can bet Las Palmas was going to be sharp in their next fixture; especially when the opposition is has been residing at the bottom of the league table.
Athletic Club 1-0 Malaga
Raul Garcia 72’(pen)
It was a third consecutive league defeat for Malaga after Raul Garcia converted a penalty to give Athletic Club a deserved home victory.
March 6, 2017
Alaves 1-1 Sevilla
Aleksandar Katai 75’ Wissam Ben Yedder 23’
Alaves came from an early goal down to avoid a defeat at home and trip Sevilla in the title race.