This Sunday, in the last match of the 18th day of the Liga, Valencia confirmed its third place by beating Villarreal (4-1). Note, the victory of the Atletico Madrid against Sporting Gijon (3-2). Saturday, Athletic Bilbao and Real Madrid have crossed swords. And the Basques have taken the best on the Madrid (1-0). In the aftermath, FC Barcelona Sevilla thrashed for "beautiful" between the two teams after the Copa del Rey (4-0).
Sunday at 21 hours
Valencia 4-1 Villarreal
Valencia asserts, behind Real Madrid and Barcelona, as the third contender for the League. Teammates David Villa have easily disposed of Villareal (4-1). The decision was made quickly, since Valencians led 3-0 at halftime thanks to goals from Banega (6th), Silva (28th) and a doubled Villa (28th, 56th). The Brazilian Nilmar reduced the scoring for Villarreal (61st). With this success, FC Valencia is third on 38 points with five lengths ahead of Mallorca, 4, and 8 points behind Barcelona.
Saturday at 20 hours
Athletic Bilbao 1-0 Real Madrid
Without their striker Gonzalo Higuain, Manuel Pellegrini, the coach, and Real Madrid have drunk the cup on the lawn of the Cathedral of San Mames. Dominating for much of the game with no fewer than 19 shots on goal, Real Madrid with Benzema has been unable to realize its opportunities. Opposite, the Basques of Athletic Bilbao have not missed the start of their match with a realization of Fernando Llorente, his 6th of the season as the 3rd minute of play from the head, the Basque striker has enabled his club to afford a crucial victory in the context of a qualification for the next Europa League. Despite the expulsion of Gurpegi in added time (90th), the Merengues will never have found the solution. And Iraizoz, the goalkeeper, will also make a big benefit to contain Ronaldo, Benzema et al. That in any case a result that makes the affairs of the enemy Barcelona.
Saturday at 22 hours
Barcelona 4-0 Sevilla (5th)
Victorious 1-0 on the lawn of Sanchez-Pizjuan in the second leg of the 8th finals of the Copa del Rey, FC Barcelona had still been a disappointment with early elimination at the national competition (Sevilla had won 2-1 to go, note). This Saturday evening, the FCB has taken a final revenge on the Andalusians, when the "beautiful" through a huge success on the score of 4-0 at Camp Nou. Largely dominating, the Blaugrana have left only crumbs for Sevilla who have been hit only once in order. Julien Escude, international lights, opened the scoring against his camp back in the cloakroom (49th). Therefore, everything is decanted and Pedro doubled the lead (70) before seeing the Ballon d'Or 2009, Lionel Messi, still adding Corser (85th). The little Argentinian even realized doubled to the start of extra time to offer a wider success with his training. FC Seville without Frederic Kanoute party to the CAN with Mali, has lived a very bad night.