La Liga at week thirty kept Barcelona on top with 76 points, followed by Atletico Madrid at 67 and Real Madrid at 63, ahead of their derby next Sunday, and Valencia in the fourth and last Champions League place at 62 points, fifteen points ahead of Villarreal at 47.
On Saturday, Girona and Levante drew 1-1, Athletic Bilbao and Celta Vigo also tied 1-1, Sevilla and Barcelona were locked up at 2-2, courtesy of a 2-minute scoring spurt by the visitors and a complete falling apart by the hosts who had dominated the entire game previous to those late minutes.
On Sunday, Espanyol were held to a 0-0 draw at home by Alaves, Valencia defeated hosts Leganez 1-0, Eibar and Real Sociedad were locked at 0-0, Malaga beat visiting Villarreal 1-0 and Atletico Madrid won over visitors Deportivo 1-0.
On Monday, Getafe lost to visiting Real Betis 0-1 to close out the round.
The top scorers at round’s end were Barcelona’s Lionel Messi at 26, his teammate Luis Suarez and Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo at 22, Celta Vigo’s Iago Aspas at 19, and tied at 17 Atletico Madrid’s Antoine Griezmann and Girona’s Cristhian Stuani.