Real Madrid earned a spirited 2-1 win at Alaves on Saturday with a scrappy late goal from defender Dani Carvajal to open up a provisional three-point gap at the top of La Liga.
Atletico Madrid were held to a 1-1 draw at Alaves as Lucas Perez's sublime solo strike stopped the visitors moving provisionally top of the table in La Liga on Tuesday.
Atletico substitute Alvaro Morata scored his third goal in three games to fire them ahead in the 70th minute as Diego Simeone's team struggled to find top form at Mendizorroza.
Alaves' Fernando Pacheco made fine saves to deny Spain striker Morata a second and foil Angel Correa before Perez cut in from the right and lashed a thunderbolt...
Sevilla climbed to the top of La Liga on Sunday after beating Alaves 1-0 away from home.
Spanish midfielder Joan Jordan scored the only goal of the game in the 37th minute, sending a free kick fizzing into the top corner.
Mexico forward Javier Hernandez made his debut for Sevilla when he came off the bench in the second half but Alaves finished the game stronger and spurned two chances to equalise late on.
The win took former Spain and Real Madrid coach Julen Lopetegui's side to the top of the table...
Valencia took control of the battle for the final Champions League qualifying place in La Liga by beating visitors Alaves 3-1 to climb above Getafe into fourth place on Sunday.
Getafe's 2-0 defeat at Barcelona means Valencia are level with them on 58 points and one game to go but have a better head-to-head record against the Madrid side.
Marcelino's side, who endured a painful Europa League semifinal defeat by Arsenal on Thursday, made a slow start in front of a nervous Mestalla crowd and fell...