Malaga 1-1 Real Zaragoza: Helder Postiga fired the visitors into the lead just 13 minutes in but Isco equalised from the spot 10 minutes later. Zaragoza would finish the game with 10 men after Jose Mari was given his marching orders in the second minute of stoppage time.
Sevilla 2-1 Rayo Vallecano: Ivan Rakitic and Alvaro Negredo struck on either side of a penalty from Alejandro Dominguez as the hosts claimed all three points. Sevilla finished a man short after Rakitic was sent off deep into stoppage time.
Atletico Madrid 1-0 Real Betis: Atletico continued their superb form this season thanks to a solitary goal from Diego Costa just past the hour mark.
Real Sociedad 3-0 Mallorca: Javier Marquez was sent off for the visitors just 29 minutes in and Sociedad took full advantage after the break. Gonzalo Castro opened the scoring 10 minutes into the second period before goals from Carlos Vela and Diefo Ifran wrapped up the result.