Barcelona closed the gap on La Liga leaders Real Madrid to just a point with a 3-0 victory over Athletic Bilbao at the Camp Nou.
Fernando Torres ended a wait of more than four months for a league goal in style, scoring twice to ease Atletico past Leganes 2-0 on Saturday.
Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi were both on target as Barcelona survived a fightback from Atletico Madrid to take control of the Copa del Rey semifinal with a 2-1 win.
Real Madrid capitalised on slip-ups by their two main title rivals to open up a four-point lead at the top of La Liga.
Luis Suarez prevented Barcelona's first La Liga defeat since Oct. 2 by equalising in the final minute of a controversial 1-1 draw at Real Betis.
Alaves failed to make the most of their chances as Atletico Madrid left Mendizorroza frustrated with a goalless draw.
Barcelona saw off Real Sociedad on Thursday, scoring four times after half-time to win 5-2 in the second leg of their Copa del Rey clash and advance to the semifinals.
Real Madrid were eliminated from the Copa del Rey quarterfinals following a 2-2 draw away to Celta Vigo on Wednesday that left the La Liga leaders on the wrong end of a 4-3 aggregate scoreline.
Atletico Madrid are back in the semifinals of the Copa del Rey after being eliminated in the quarterfinals for the last two seasons, holding on for a 2-2 draw at Eibar to advance 5-2 on aggregate.
Barcelona closed the gap on La Liga leaders Real Madrid to two points after a 4-0 victory at Eibar.
Sevilla secured a hard-fought 4-3 victory in a thrilling game at bottom club Osasuna on Sunday, guaranteeing second place at the halfway point of the Spanish league season.
Two goals from Sergio Ramos saw Real Madrid get back to winning ways with a nervy 2-1 victory at home to Malaga.
Barcelona won at the Anoeta for the first time in nearly a decade to take a 1-0 lead after the first leg of the Copa del Rey quarterfinal clash with Real Sociedad.
Real Madrid suffered a second-successive defeat and first at the Santiago Bernabeu in almost a year as Celta Vigo won Wednesday's Copa del Rey quarterfinal first leg 2-1.
Sevilla striker Stevan Jovetic struck in added time to end Real Madrid's record-breaking unbeaten run with a dramatic 2-1 victory in La Liga.
Nicolas Gaitan scored in the eighth minute to give Atletico Madrid a 1-0 win at home over Real Betis on Saturday.
Barcelona cut Real Madrid's lead to two points at the top of La Liga with a 5-0 win over Las Palmas on Saturday.
Karim Benzema's goal in stoppage time rescued Real Madrid's long unbeaten run and saw them set a new Spanish record of 40 games without defeat as they drew 3-3 at Sevilla in the Copa del Rey.
Lionel Messi broke Athletic Bilbao's hearts with a late free kick as Barcelona's big guns kept their Copa del Rey hopes alive.
Antoine Griezmann and Angel Correa scored to help Atletico Madrid reach the Copa del Rey quarterfinals 4-3 on aggregate despite dropping the second leg 3-2 to Las Palmas on Tuesday night.
Lionel Messi's stunning free kick secured Barcelona a last-gasp draw, but failing to win at Villarreal was a damaging result given LaLiga leaders Real Madrid's indomitable form.
Atletico Madrid avoided losing even more ground to Real Madrid by winning away to Eibar 2-0 thanks to second-half goals by Saul Niguez and Antoine Griezmann.
Real Madrid equalled Barcelona's Spanish record of 39 games unbeaten in all competitions with a comfortable 5-0 La Liga victory over Granada at the Bernabeu.
Wissam Ben Yedder recorded a hat trick to help Sevilla move into second place in La Liga overnight with a 4-0 win at Real Sociedad.
Athletic Bilbao held on with nine-men to surprise Barcelona 2-1 in the first leg of their last-16 Copa del Rey tie on Thursday.
James Rodriguez scored twice as Real Madrid overwhelmed Sevilla 3-0 in their Copa del Rey round-of-16 first-leg match at the Bernabeu on Wednesday.
Antoine Griezmann and Koke both found the net as Atletico Madrid started 2017 with a comfortable Copa del Rey win over Las Palmas, putting one foot in the competitionвЂ™s final four.
Barcelona shrugged off Hercules 7-0 to win 8-1 on aggregate in their Copa del Rey round-of-32 tie on Wednesday at the Camp Nou.
Atletico Madrid moved into the fifth round of the Copa del Rey with minimal fuss, beating Guijuelo 4-1 at the Vicente Calderon to complete a 10-1 aggregate win.
Luis Suarez scored twice to help Barcelona to a 4-1 victory over Espanyol in the clash of the Catalans at the Nou Camp.
Gareth Bale scored an early winner as Real Madrid won 1-0 away to a spirited Huesca and moved up to fourth in La Liga, five points behind leaders Barcelona.
Atletico Madrid moved into provisional second place in La Liga with a 3-0 win over fourth-placed Alaves on Saturday to join leaders Barcelona on 28 points.
Lionel Messi scored two spectacular free kicks as Barcelona thrashed local rivals Espanyol 4-0 in Saturday's Catalan derby to move three points clear at the top of La Liga.
Real Madrid trounced third division side Melilla 6-1 in a Copa del Rey round of 32 second leg on Thursday, completing a 10-1 aggregate victory, to ease into the round of 16 of the competition.
Denis Suarez struck twice for Copa del Rey holders Barcelona as they thrashed Cultural Leonesa 4-1 on Wednesday to progress to the round of 16 with a 5-1 aggregate victory.
A second-half salvo from Atletico Madrid helped them sweep past Sant Andreu 4-0 on Wednesday and into the Copa del Rey round of 16 5-0 on aggregate.
Champions Barcelona overcame a dogged Villarreal side to win 2-0 at home on Sunday, with goals from stalwart defender Gerard Pique and youngster Carles Alena, to provisionally return to the top of La Liga.
Atletico Madrid's La Liga title ambitions suffered a setback on Sunday as they drew 1-1 away at Girona, only averting a first league defeat since September thanks to a late own goal by Jonas Ramalho.
Real Madrid produced another unconvincing display on Saturday but rode their luck to earn a 2-0 win at home to Valencia which allowed them to climb to fifth in the La Liga standings and soothe their recent troubles.
Sevilla leapfrogged Barcelona and Atletico Madrid to go top of La Liga after they beat Real Valladolid 1-0 at the Estadio Sanchez Pizjuan.
Ousmane Dembele's 90th-minute strike rescued Barcelona a point at Atletico Madrid in a 1-1 draw on Saturday that kept the Catalans top of La Liga.
Santiago Solari was handed a nightmare start as permanent Real Madrid manager after his side lost 3-0 at Eibar.
Real Madrid announced on Tuesday that interim manager Santiago Solari has signed a contract to make him the permanent coach of the club until 2021.
Real Madrid notched a fourth straight win under interim coach Santiago Solari by winning 4-2 at Celta Vigo on Sunday to move to within four points of La Liga leaders Barcelona.
Lionel Messi scored twice on his return to action following a broken arm but could not stop Barcelona suffering a surprise defeat at home to Real Betis.
Atletico Madrid twice came from behind to pull off a thrilling 3-2 win at home to Athletic Bilbao on Saturday, completing their comeback with a stoppage-time header from limping captain Diego Godin.
Sevilla failed to capitalise on a weekend of slip-ups for La Liga's chasing pack when they were held to a goalless draw away to Real Sociedad on Sunday, opening up a four-point gap behind leaders and champions Barcelona.
Late goals from Ousmane Dembele and Luis Suarez earned La Liga champions Barcelona a 3-2 win at struggling Rayo Vallecano on Saturday to keep them clear at the top of the standings.
Atletico Madrid threw away the chance to go top of La Liga by conceding a late equaliser to draw 1-1 away to neighbours Leganes on Saturday as their miserable run at the Madrid minnows dragged on.
Real Madrid ended their long wait for a La Liga victory by beating Real Valladolid 2-0 on Saturday with two late goals in interim coach Santiago Solari's first home game in charge of the struggling European champions.
Holders Barcelona scraped a 1-0 win at third-tier Cultural Leonesa thanks to Clement Lenglet's late header in their Copa del Rey first-leg match.
Santiago Solari got off to the perfect start as Real Madrid's interim coach when his side thrashed Melilla 4-0 in the Copa del Rey on Wednesday.
Real Madrid have sacked Julen Lopetegui after just four months in charge, with the ex-Spain coach paying the price following Sunday's 5-1 humiliation against Barcelona in El Clasico.
Barcelona forward Luis Suarez scored a hat-trick as his side thrashed arch-rivals Real Madrid 5-1 on Sunday in a highly entertaining Clasico which surely will signal the end of hapless coach Julen Lopetegui's spell in charge of Real.
Atletico Madrid climbed to the top of La Liga with a comfortable 2-0 win at home to Real Sociedad on Saturday, easing the pain of their humbling 4-0 defeat at Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League in midweek.
Barcelona moved back to the top of the La Liga table with their 4-2 win over Sevilla on Saturday night, but saw Lionel Messi exit early with a right arm injury.
Struggling Villarreal derailed Atletico Madrid's hopes of taking top spot in La Liga with a 1-1 draw at home on Saturday and were unfortunate not to win the game after squandering a number of chances in the second half.
Real Madrid narrowly avoided setting a new club-record goal drought as they fell to their fourth defeat in five games with a 2-1 defeat to Levante at the Bernabeu.
Champions Barcelona's domestic strife continued as they were held to a 1-1 draw at Valencia in an absorbing La Liga game on Sunday, with Lionel Messi again coming to their rescue by equalising with an 11th goal in 10 games this season.
Atletico Madrid defeated Real Betis 1-0 in a tight game on Sunday through a second-half strike from forward Angel Correa as coach Diego Simeone's substitutions paid off.