- Real Sociedad surprised everyone with a 3-2 win over Barcelona.
- Atlético de Madrid dispatched Levante 2-0 at Vicente Calderón, but it was a costly win because Falcao was injured and will miss three weeks. Still, Atletico closed to within eight points of Barcelona.
- What looked like a tough match for Real Madrid turned into a field day, as Real romped over Valencia 5-0 to get within 15 points of arça.
- Getafe and Sevilla drew 1-1 at the Coliseum Alfonso Pérez.
- Granada returned to the winner's circle with a 2-0 victory over Rayo Vallecano.
- Espanyol beat Mallorca 3-2 at home to stay in 14th place, with 21 points.
- Málaga drew Celta 1-1.
- Osasuna came up for air with a 2-1 victory against Deportivo La Coruña.
- Valladolid took advantage of Zaragoza with a win (2-0).
Real Sociedad surprised everyone with a 3-2 win over Barcelona.