Sevilla closed the hole on La Liga leaders Real Madrid to 6 factors after they received the Seville derby on Sunday 2-1.
First-half targets from Ivan Rakitic (a penalty) and Munir El Haddadi put Sevilla in a commanding lead. This meant that Sergio Canales’ injury-time strike was nothing however a comfort for third-placed Real Betis, who are actually trying nervously over their shoulders at Barcelona and Atletico Madrid.
Real Madrid had secured a significant win towards metropolis rivals Rayo Vallecano the day earlier than.
Los Blancos struggled to interrupt the house aspect down for almost all of proceedings, however Karim Benzema popped up within the 83rd minute to safe the 1-0 victory and all three factors.
Barcelona are actually just one level behind Betis in third – with a recreation in hand – as they thrashed Athletic Bilbao 4-0.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang capped off a incredible week by scoring but once more after 37 minutes.
Nevertheless it was substitute Ousmane Dembele who stole the present instead as he scored a stunner and assisted Luuk de Jong and Memphis Depay.
Atletico Madrid continued their enhancing kind – after their unfortunate 1-1 draw with Man Utd in midweek – by defeating Celta 2-0, with Renan Lodi rising because the unlikely match winner in that recreation with two targets scored.
Villarreal are taking part in fantastically in the meanwhile and so they thrashed Espanyol 5-1 to consolidate sixth place.
Yeremi Pino was the person of the weekend after he struck 4 occasions, Boulaye Dia getting the opposite.
Real Sociedad are some extent behind Villarreal and likewise in an honest place to problem the highest 4 after they beat Osasuna 1-0. Aritz Elustondo obtained the winner.
Alaves earned a doubtlessly very important level away at Getafe in a 2-2 draw. The previous are nonetheless within the relegation zone, nevertheless.
Valencia, in the meantime, moved as much as ninth after successful 1-0 away at Mallorca, with Gabriel Paulista scoring the one purpose of the sport within the first half.
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