Real Madrid and Barcelona tied in points at 65,
both teams will have 8 matches to chase the league title.
Some questionable calls but Real Madrid comes out on top against Real Sociedad.
Real Madrid climbed to the top of the pile as the new league leaders. They are in the driver’s seat and are aware that winning their remaining 8 matches will guarantee them the title. They can only drop points if Barcelona does the same.
A goalless draw between Sevilla and Barcelona ended up dropping both teams down a notch in the league table. Barcelona dropped from 1st to 2nd, while Sevilla dropped for 3rd to 4th. Both teams have accumulated the same points as the teams that replaced them.
Atletico Madrid leaps over Sevilla with a 1-0 win against Real Valladolid.
Villarreal made it 3 wins in a row after a ‘1-0’ away victory at Granada. It was the first league defeat for Granada in 7 matches. The result gave Villarreal a 5-point lead on Granada in the league standings.
Oscar Rodriguez scored late to see Leganes avoid defeat to their relegation partners Mallorca. Both teams could have used the three points from a win to move closer to the exits of the relegation zone, but at least they didn’t leave empty-handed.
Levante beats Espanyol in the second half to leave with 3 points from a ‘3-1’ victory. A first league victory for Levante since beating Real Madrid 5 matches ago.
An early lead was protected to see Athletic Club keep the three points at home against Real Betis.
Rafinha scored two goals as Celta Vigo scored 6 against Alaves without getting a response. A needed victory and morale for Celta Vigo in the battle against relegation.
Valencia gets their first win in four league matches after a 2-0 win against Osasuna.
Granada 0-1 Villarreal
Goal Scorers Villareal – Gerard Moreno 11′
Mallorca 1-1 Leganes
Goal Scorers Mallorca – Salva Sevilla 9′
Goal Scorers Leganes – Oscar Rodriguez 87′
Sevilla 0-0 Barcelona
Espanyol 1-3 Levante
Goal Scorers Espanyol – David Lopez 28′
Goal Scorers Levante – Borja Mayoral 14′ Enis Bardhi 67′ Andria Pedrosa 87′(og)
Athletic Club 1-0 Real Betis
Goal Scorers Athletic Club – Inigo Martinez 7′
Getafe 1-1 Eibar
Goal Scorers Getafe – Oghenekaro Etebo 30′
Goal Scorers Eibar – Charles 45+6′
Atletico Madrid 1-0 Real Valladolid
Goal Scorers Atletico Madrid – Vitolo 81′
Celta Vigo 6-0 Alaves
Goal Scorers Celta Vigo – Jeison Murillo 14′ Rafinha 40′ 41′ Nolito 78′(pen) Santi Mina 86′
Valencia 2-0 Osasuna
Goal Scorers Valencia – Gonçalo Guedes 12′ Rodrigo 36′
Real Sociedad 2-1 Real Madrid
Goal Scorers Real Sociedad -Mikel Merino 83′
Goal Scorers Real Madrid – Sergio Ramos 50′(pen) Karim Benzema 71′
The Leading Scorers
Lionel Messi (Barcelona) – 21 goals
Karim Benzema (Real Madrid) – 17 goals
Gerard Moreno (Villarreal) – 12 goals