Villarreal brought a four-game winless streak in all competitions to an end by seeing off Getafe 2-1 at El Madrigal.
Despite making an unconvincing start to the game, the hosts took a commanding two-goal lead at half-time thanks to strikes in quick succession from Mario Gaspar and forward Gerard Moreno.
Mehdi Lacen's goal on the hour mark inspired a late charge from the visitors and Marcelino's side were left clinging on for victory in the final minutes, but they saw out the win to move within three...
Diego Colotto scored a stoppage-time equaliser to salvage a 1-1 draw for Espanyol at home to Villarreal.
The Yellow Submarine had looked set to put successive defeats to Sevilla, Valencia and FC Zurich behind them with a three-point haul at the Power8 Stadium thanks to Mario Gaspar's first-half goal.
However, with the match having already entered additional time at the end of the game, Espanyol stunned their visitors by drawing level through Colotto's close-range finish.
The draw is not what either...