1. Real Madrid
4. Atletico Madrid
18. Sporting Gijon
Goals Scored:: 24
March 17, 2017
Las Palmas 1-0 Villarreal
Kevin-Prince Boateng 10’
Las Palmas deservingly got the only goal of the match to get an away win that saw them bounce back into the back to winning ways in the league.
March 18, 2017
Eibar 1-1 Espanyol
Kiki 20’ Jose Manuel Jurado 50’
Too close to find a difference between the two sides. After playing out a’3-3’ draw in their first league meeting of the season, Eibar and Espanyol gave us another draw, this time around with fewer goals.
Athletic Club 1-2 Real Madrid
Aritz Aduriz 65’ Karim Benzema 25’
Real Madrid moves closer to a league title after defeating Athletic Club to another ‘2-1’ score line.
Alavés 1-0 Real Sociedad
Alaves has gone three games without a league victory. Deyverson’s late first-half goal gave Alaves a home victory over Real Sociedad and cut down the point-gap between the two teams in the league standings.
Real Betis 2-0 Osasuna
Rafa Navarro 4’
Ruben Castro 28’
Osasuna remains at the bottom of the league table and with just a league victory in 28 matches.
March 19, 2017
Leganes 0-0 Malaga
It was a goalless draw between Leganes and Malaga. Malaga maintains a point over Leganes in the league standings.
Atletico Madrid 3-1 Sevilla
Diego Godin 37’ Joaquin Correa 85’
Antoine Griezmann 61’
This match was viewed as a must-win fixture for Atletico Madrid to enhance their odds of finishing in a position that will give them direct qualification to the 2017/18 UEFA Champions League.
Atletico Madrid closed in on the top three by getting two points away from Sevilla in the league standings.
Sporting Gijon 3-1 Granada
Lacina Traore 60’ Sverrir Ingi Ingason 51’
Jean-Sylvain Babin 64’
Carlos Carmona 67’
Sporting Gijon moved closer to the exit of the relegation zone after coming from a goal down to score three in the space of 7 minutes for a home victory over a fellow relegation-zoned side; Granada.
Deportivo La Coruna 0-1 Celta Vigo
Iago Aspas 74’
Iago Aspas scored the only goal for Celta Vigo to do a league double over La Coruna.
Barcelona 4-2 Valencia
Luis Suarez 35’ Eliaquim Mangala 29’
Lionel Messi 45’(pen) 52’ Munir El Haddadi 45’+1’
Andre Gomes 89’
Lionel Messi scored a brace as FC Barcelona scored two unanswered second-half goals to defeat a 10-man Valencia team.