Real three points clear at the top of La Liga
Real Madrid took full advantage of Barcelona's shock defeat at Real Valladolid with a 3-0 home win over 10-man Levante on Sunday that put Carlo Ancelotti's in-form side three points clear at the top of La Liga.
Celebrations for Athletic Bilbao
Levante's new year charge for a European berth continued on Saturday as they beat Osasuna 2-0 - despite playing the last half-hour with a man less.
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Aduriz nets 3 in Athletic Bilbao's 4-0 rout of Granada to increase hold on 4th place
Athletic Bilbao striker Aritz Aduriz scored a hat trick to lead a 4-0 rout of 10-man Granada at home Friday, as the Basque side strengthened its hold on Spain's last Champions League berth for next season.
Real Madrid move to 3 points of lead after they win, while Barca and Atletico draw
Real Madrid moved to within three points of the top of the BBVA Primera Liga table as the Spanish football season reached its midway point.
Paco Alcacer: Found the net for Valencia
Managerless Valencia avoided a Copa del Rey shock as they beat third-tier Gimnastic 1-0 at the Mestalla on Thursday night.