Luis Suarez scored his first hat trick for Barcelona and Lionel Messi bagged a brace as the Catalans thrashed Cordoba 8-0 away from home, relegating the Andalusian side in the process.
The hosts did well to survive Barca's early onslaught but eventually fell behind to a thumping drive from Ivan Rakitic in the 42nd minute, and Suarez doubled the advantage on the stroke of half-time.
Messi stretched the visitors' lead further by scoring in the first minute of the second half, and then Suarez struck...
Levante edged another step closer to securing themselves Primera Division football for next season while pushing Cordoba closer to the drop with a 1-0 win at the Ciudad de Valencia.
David Barral's well-worked goal just before half-time was all that separated the two relegation battlers, but it was one that could prove key for both clubs in their respective fights to stay up.
Levante, who beat Getafe by the same scoreline at the weekend, are now six points clear of third-bottom Deportivo La Coruna...