An action-packed Basque derby on Saturday saw 10-man Real Sociedad fall 1-0 to Alaves, putting their Champions League aspirations in grave doubt.
Real Madrid provisionally opened a five-point lead atop La Liga with a narrow 2-1 victory over Athletic Bilbao on Saturday.
Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone believes this has been his ‘most difficult’ season at the club but praised his side for reinventing themselves.
Barcelona cut their deficit on Real Madrid in La Liga back to two points with a hard-fought 4-2 victory over 10-man Valencia on Sunday.
Iago Aspas netted his 15th La Liga goal of the season to give Celta Vigo the spoils in Sunday’s Galician derby clash at the Riazor.
Oscar Duarte’s horror knee injury overshadowed a 1-1 draw at Ipurua on Saturday, which did little for Eibar or Espanyol.
Las Palmas beat Villarreal 1-0 on Friday to leave the Yellow Submarine’s hopes of Champions League qualification in tatters.
Malaga’s winless run on the road in La Liga has now stretched to over a year but they earned a valuable point in a tense clash at Leganes.
Real Betis all-but-confirmed their place in La Liga next season with a 2-0 win against Segunda-bound Osasuna on Saturday.
Three goals in the space of seven minutes saw Sporting Gijon defeat Granada and reignite their push for survival in La Liga.