January 27, 2017
Osasuna 1-1 Malaga
Goran Causic 76’ Ignacio Camacho 79’
Malaga had to quickly come from a goal down in the second half to salvage a point away against relegation-zoned Osasuna.
Michael Santos missed a penalty in the first half probably denied Malaga to an away victory over Osasuna.
January 28, 2017
Villarreal 2-0 Granada
Bruno Soriano 42’
Alvaro Gonzalez 73’
Granada remains at the bottom of the league table after another defeat was handed to them by Villarreal.
Alaves 0-0 Atletico Madrid
Atletico Madrid needed more that the point the got from this fixture.
The match finished scoreless despite efforts from Atletico Madrid to find a goal.
Eibar 3-1 Deportivo La Coruna
Adrian Gonzalez 4’ Emre Colak 19’
Sergi Enrich 16’
Florian Lejeune 72’
Eibar opened a ten-point gap between themselves and Deportivo La Coruna with a ‘3-1’ home victory.
Leganes 0-2 Celta Vigo
Alvaro Lemos 32’
John Guidetti 67’(pen)
It is eight straight winless league matches for Leganes. Celta Vigo got an away victory from recently promoted Leganes.
January 29, 2017
Real Betis 1-1 Barcelona
Alexander Alegria 75’ Luis Suarez 90’
Real Betis defensive tactics worked well to get them a point against Barcelona.
Those were two very valuable points that were dropped by FC Barcelona. There is a lot of questions to be asked about their title defense season.
Espanyol 3-1 Sevilla
Jose Antonio Reyes 4’(pen) Stevan Jovetic 20’
Marc Navarro 45’+2’
Gerard Moreno 71’
Despite coming back from a goal down, Sevilla couldn’t hold on to win this match as the fell in their away match against Espanyol.
A ten-man Sevilla team was defeated away at Espanyol. An early red card and a resulting penalty gave Espanyol a perfect start to the match.
Athletic Club 2-1 Sporting Gijon
Iker Muniain 50’ Duje Cop 27’ (pen)
Aritz Aduriz 71’(pen)
Athletic Club came from a goal down by scoring two goals in the second half to win at home over Sporting Gijon.
Real Madrid 3-0 Real Sociedad
Matteo Kovacic 38’
Cristiano Ronaldo 51’
Alvaro Morata 82’
With Sevilla and FC Barcelona dropping points in their respective matches, Real Madrid made the most of this advantage by defeating Real Sociedad and moving four points clear at the top with a game in hand.
January 30, 2017
Las Palmas 3-1 Valencia
Jonathan Viera 42’ Santi Mina 21’
Mauricio Lemos 57’
Kevin-Prince Boateng 61’
A defeat at Las Palmas sends Valencia back to the losing ways.
Las Palmas made numerical advantage count when Valencia’s Munir El Haddadi was sent off in the second half after accumulating two yellow cards within the space of three minutes.