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Sunday May 5 2019
La Liga Week 36 Round Up: Getafe close in on Champions League spot

Getafe moved three points clear of rivals Sevilla in the race for the Champions League, with a 2-0 win at home to Girona this weekend.

Goals from Jorge Molina and Angel mean that Jose Bordalas' are now in a strong position in fourth, with Sevilla remaining in fifth after losing 3-0at home to Leganes.

With the Champions League on their mind, already crowned champions Barcelona lost 2-0 at Celta Vigo, as Ernesto Valverde rested his entire starting line up for the trip to Galicia - with Fran Escriba's side now three points above the drop zone, in 15th.

Real Madrid beat Villarreal 3-2 at the Santiago Bernabeu to confirm at least third place this season, Atletico Madrid lost 3-0 at Espanyol, but they will confirm second place with a point from their last two games.

Valencia won 6-2 at Huesca to remain in sixth place, confirming the Aragones' side's relegation from the top flight in the process.

Rayo Vallecano also slipped through the trap door as they lost  4-1 at Levante, while Real Valladolid climbed out of the relegation zone after winning 1-0 at home to Athletic Bilbao - who stay seventh.

Eibar won 1-0 at home to Real Betis, while Real Sociedad gave themselves a chance of overhauling rival Athletic Bilbao in the race for the Europa League as they won 1-0 at Alaves.

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