Spanish La Liga

Spanish La Liga after Round 13 – Atletico Madrid loses the Madrid Derby and the top spot in the league.

LA LIGA

The were positional shifts amongst the occupants of the ‘top 4’.
Real Sociedad are back at the top after Atletico suffered their first defeat of the season.
The result from the Madrid derby dropped Atletico Madrid to second place while dragging Real Madrid up to 3rd.
A ‘1-1’ draw was enough for Real Sociedad to move up to the top, but not enough to keep Villarreal from dropping to 3rd.

Cadiz are hammered in the final match of the round to lose out on 5th place and drop down to 7th.
A narrow win at Getafe put Sevilla up to 5th.

Barcelona moved a position up to 8th.

Teams with 2 games in hand.
Atletico Madrid
Sevilla
Barcelona 
Elche

Teams with games in hand.
Real Madrid
Granada
Athletic Club
Getafe
Levante
Osasuna

Huesca’s first win of the season allowed them to finish a position above bottom.
Osasuna takes last place in the standings. (With a match in hand).

 

 

Valladolid 3-2 Osasuna
Goal Scorers – Valladolid – Shon Weissman 7′ 76′ Fabian orellana 56′(pen)
Goal Scorers – Osasuna – Ante Budimir 27′ Roberto Torres 43′

Valencia 2-2 Athletic Club
Goal Scorers – Valencia – Carlos Soler 26′(pen) Manuel Vallejo 83′
Goal Scorers – Athletic Club – Asier Villalibre 55′ Raul Garcia 79′(pen)

Getafe 0-1 Sevilla
Goal Scorers – Sevilla – Xabier Etxeita 81′ (og)

Huesca 1-0 Alaves
Goal Scorers – Huesca – Jani Ontiveros 66′

Real Madrid 2-0 Atletico Madrid
Goal Scorers – Real Madrid – Casemiro 15′ Jan oblak 63′(og)

Real Sociedad 1-1 Eibar
Goal Scorers – Real Sociedad – Ander Barrenetxea 20′
Goal Scorers – Eibar – Sergi Enrich 65′

Real Betis 1-1 Villarreal
Goal Scorers – Real Betis – Aito Ruibal 51′
Goal Scorers – Villarreal – Pau Torres 5′

Elche 0-1 Granada
Goal Scorers – Granada – Luis Suarez 42′

Barcelona 1-0 Levante
Goal Scorers – Barcelona – Lionel Messi 76′

Celta Vigo 4-0 Cadiz
Goal Scorers – Celta Vigo – Nolito 6′ Iago Aspas 31′(pen) Fran Beltran 43′ Brais Mendez 45+1′

 

 


Shon Weissman scored a brace; the opening goal and the winning goal for Valladolid to pick up three points from home against Osasuna. It’s 6 matches ( 5L 1D) without a win in the league for Osasuna.

Valencia and Athletic Club couldn’t separate themselves on points accumulated. They played out a 2-2 draw. Athletic Club still has a game in hand.

A narrow win for Sevilla against Getafe. Getafe are without a win in their last 7 league games. (4L 3D).

After 13 attempts, Huesca finally managed to secure their first win of the season. Javi Ontiveros goal in the 66t-minute was enough to get Huesca a 1-0 win against Alaves.
Atletico Madrid lost the Madrid derby to suffer their first defeat of the season. Real Madrid ended Atletico Madrid’s 26-match unbeaten run in the league.


Sergi Enrich got Eibar an equalizing goal in the 65th-minute to hold Real Sociead to a point. Real Sociead have now ended their last 6 games in all competitions in a draw. The result against Eibar shot Real Sociedad to the top of the table but denied them the chance to take full advantage of Atletico Madrid’s defeat in the Madrid derby.

Just like Real Sociedad, Villarreal were also denied a win that would have allowed them to take full advantage of results from the Madrid derby. It ended 1-1 between Villarreal and Real Betis.

Granada’s first win in 6 league matches came away in a narrow 1-0 win against Elche.

Lionel Messi scored the only goal of the match for a Barcelona win at home against Levante.


Cadiz went from beating Barcelona to losing heavily against Celta Vigo. Four goals hammering in the opening half of the match gave Celta Vigo their third straight league win.

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