Raul Garcia's winner in the fourth minute of stoppage time strengthened Athletic Bilbao's Europa League bid and earned them a 1-0 Basque derby victory over Eibar.
Athletic moved up into sixth in the La Liga table thanks to a late volley from former Atletico Madrid midfielder Garcia, with eighth-placed Eibar now six points adrift and having lost both of their contests against their neighbours.
In a game with few chances for either side, the 56th-minute dismissal of Gonzalo Escalante proved pivotal...
Iker Muniain and Aritz Aduriz scored two apiece as Athletic Bilbao went up to sixth in La Liga with a 5-1 thrashing of Las Palmas.
The Europa League chasing hosts won for the fifth time in seven fixtures, having scored three times in the opening 18 minutes at San Mames against their mid-table opponents.
Aduriz, Athletic's 36-year-old striker, took his tally for the season to 22, while Muniain also bagged a brace after Mikel San Jose had opened the scoring in just the seventh minute.
Athletic Bilbao coach Ernesto Valverde insists he is focused only on the present, amid speculation linking him with the Arsenal job.
Marca reported this week that Arsenal are considering Valverde as a replacement for Arsene Wenger should he leave the club at the end of the season when his contract his due to expire.
When asked about speculation that Arsenal are interested in him, Valverde told a news conference: "I don't know where these [reports] come from. Of course, I've coached abroad, I know...