Madrid isn’t losing momentum.
Apart from Granada and Athletic Club switching positions, the top teams in the top-half of the season kept their position.
The top three picked up 3 points. Real Madrid found the result to stay top of the league against Mallorca, Ivan Rakitic’s goal sealed a win for Barcelona against Athletic Club, and an own-goal gave Atletico Madrid the points to widen the gap between themselves and Sevilla in the ‘top 4’.
Sevilla, Getafe, and Villarreal were all involved in daraw. – None of them lost their position in the league, as they all failed to take advantage of the opportunity from the other matches.
Real Sociedad and Valencia were both beaten.
Osasuna leads the top half of the league standings.
Both Celta Vigo and Eibar grabbed a win to help their move away from the relegation zone.
Leganes picked up a point; and the only team in the relegation-zone to do so over the round.
Lionel Messi (Barcelona) 21 goals
Karim Benzema (Real Madrid) 17 goals
Gerard Moreno (Villarreal) 12 goals
Villarreal 2-2 Sevilla
Goal Scorers Villarreal – Paco Alcacer 18′ Pau Torres 45+4′
Goal Scorers Sevilla – Sergio Escudero 39′ Munir El Haddadi 63′
Leganes 0-0 Granada
Levante 0-1 Atletico Madrid
Goal Scorers Atlético Madrid -Bruno Gonzalez 15(og)
Real Valladolid 1-1 Getafe
Goal Scorers Real Valladolid – Enes Unal 45+5′ (pen)
Goal Scorers Getafe – Jaime Mata 41′
Barcelona 1-0 Athletic Club
Goal Scorers Barcelona – Ivan Rakitic 71′
Alaves 0-1 Osasuna
Goal Scorers Osasuna – Toni Lato 64′
Real Sociedad 0-1 Celta Vigo
Goal Scorers Celta Vigo – Iago Aspas 45′(pen)
Real Madrid 2-0 Mallorca
Goal Scorers Real Madrid – Vinicius Junior 19′ Sergio Ramos 56′
Eibar 1-0 Valencia
Goal Scorers Eibar – Geoffrey Kondogbia 16′
Real Betis 1-0 Espanyol
Goal Scorers Real Betis – Marc Bartra 48′
A ‘2-2’ draw against Villarreal created a streak of 3 league draws for Sevilla.
Relegation-zoned Leganes shared the points with Granada.
Late goals in the first half saw Real Valladolid and Getafe share the points.
Osasuna opened a three point gap on Alaves.
Iago Aspas gives Celta Vigo the winning goal against Real Socieadad.
Real Socieadad are on a three-match losing streak, Celta Vigo started a winning streak.
Real Betis won their first league match in 4 games after Marc Bartra goal ended up being the only goal of the match against Espanyol.