February 3, 2017
Deportivo La Coruña -(Postponed)- Real Betis
February 4, 2017
Malaga 0-1 Espanyol
Pablo Piatti 17’
Upon all their efforts, Malaga suffered a home defeat to Espanyol after conceding an early goal. The defeat opened a ten-point gap between the two sides in the league standings.
Barcelona 3-0 Athletic Club
Francisco Alcacer 18’
Lionel Messi 40’
Aleix Vidal 67’
Barcelona picked up three points in their home fixture against Athletic Club.
If Barcelona should have a chance in defending their title, this is the kind of results they need to produce.
Atletico Madrid 2-0 Leganes
Fernando Torres 15’ 51’
Fernando Torres scored a goal in each half to help Atletico Madrid to a victory over recently promoted Leganes.
Valencia 0-4 Eibar
Sergi Enrich 28’ 77’
Adrian Gonzalez 45’+3’
Dani Garcia 57’
It was a consecutive league defeat for Valencia after they were hammered ‘4-0’ at home by Eibar.
Valencia played the entirety of the second half with fewer men after Carlos Soler was sent off late in the first half.
February 5, 2017
Sevilla 0-0 Villarreal
Sevilla dropped to third place in the league standings after being held to a goalless draw at home by Villarreal.
Samir Nasri failed to converts a penalty in the 49th minutes that could have given Sevilla a victory.
Sporting Gijon 2-4 Alaves
Lacina Traore 84’ Ruben Sobrino 10’
Carlos Castro 90’ Christian Santos 58’(pen)
Edgar Antonio Mendez 70’(pen)
Quick attacking play and a couple of penalties gave way for newly promoted Alaves to grab three away points over Sporting Gijon.
Real Sociedad 3-2 Osasuna
Raul Navas 63’ Kenan Kodro 25’
Carlos Vela 73’ Sergio Leon 79’
Despite an early lead, Osasuna remained the bottom of the league standings after failing to yet again to get another win in the 2016-17 La Liga season.
Celta Vigo -Postponed- Real Madrid
February 6, 2017
Granada 1-0 Las Palmas
Andreas Pereira 17’
Granada got their second victory in the league.
WELL DONE TEAM! ?⚪️? pic.twitter.com/WGX5YGYrCH
— Granada C.F. (@GranadaCdeF_en) February 6, 2017
Granada did everything to protect an early lead to secure a home win over Las Palmas.
The defeat kept Las Palmas out of the top half of the league standings.