Barcelona thrashed Valencia 3-1 at Camp Nou to seal 3 vital points in the La Liga title race. Valencia opened the scoring in the 5th minute through Gaya to gift the visitors a 1-0 lead. Barcelona dominated both counter attacks and ball possession as they equalized in the 13th minute through Ansu Fati who was assisted by Memphis Depay. Barcelona won a penalty in the 41st minute which was converted by Memphis Depay to gift the hosts a 2-1 lead at the break. Barcelona pushed for third goal in the second half which was scored by Phillipe Coutinho in the 85th minute after clever assist from Sergio Dest who 2 mins laters came off for Sergio Aguero to make his debut. After the 3-1 win, Barcelona climbed up to position 7 in the La Liga Table with 15 points while Valencia dropped to positio9 with 12 points.
Sevilla demolished Celta Vigo 1-0 at home to seal a vital clean sheet victory and important 3 points. Sevilla only goal was scored by Rafa Mir in the 54th minute as they held on to seal their 5th La Liga victory of the season. Following the 1-0 victory, Sevilla climbed up to position 3 with 17 points while Celta dropped to position 16 in the La Liga table with 7 points. Osasuna continued with their perfect away record this season after edging out Villareal 2-1 to seal all the 3 points. Osasuna goals were scored by Torro and Achilla while Villareal consolation goal was scored by Moreno as they dropped to position 11 in La Liga Table with 11 points while Osasuna climbed up to position 5 with 17 points. Rayo Vallecano crushed Elche 2-1 at home, goals courtesy of Nteka and Hernandez to climb up to position 6 with 16 points.
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