Atletico Madrid strengthened their hold on third place with a 1-0 victory over Real Sociedad as the decisive goal came from the boot of Filipe Luis.
Adrian Lopez netted his first goal since returning to Villarreal CF on a loan deal in January and secured a first win in three for Fran Escriba’s men as Valencia beat Real Betis 1-0.
Aritz Aduriz guided Athletic Bilbao to a comfortable win over Espanyol.
Atletico Madrid 1-0 Real Sociedad
Real Betis 0-1 Villareal
Athletic Bilbao 2-0 Espanyol