Atletico Madrid followed up their nail-biting penalty shootout win over Bayer Leverkusen by comfortably beating neighbours Getafe 2-0 at the Vicente Calderon.
Fernando Torres -- who scored the final penalty against the Germans -- opened the scoring in the third minute following a free kick and Tiago doubled the advantage just before half-time, also converting from a set-piece.
This was Atletico's first league win in four matches following three successive draws and keeps them one point behind third-placed...
David Moyes' Real Sociedad side ended their long wait for an away win in the Primera Division as they triumphed 1-0 at Getafe.
Sociedad were the only La Liga side without a win on the road this season going into Monday's clash at the Coliseum Alfonso Perez, but they finally got that monkey off their backs courtesy of Inigo Martinez's second-half header.
The Sociedad academy product rose highest to nod home Esteban Granero's accurate free-kick off a post in the 66th minute, although Getafe keeper Vicente...
Juan Rodriguez scored an injury-time winner as Getafe inflicted a seventh straight league defeat on bottom club Cordoba following a 2-1 comeback victory.
Florin Andone had put Cordoba ahead but Miroslav Dukic's side conceded twice in the final five minutes and remain four points adrift at the foot of the Primera Division.
An own goal from Fede Vico had appeared to give visiting Getafe a share of the spoils before Rodriguez headed in a 92nd-minute winner to help their own survival hopes.
It was Getafe...
Malaga held on following a second-half brace from Getafe's Alvaro Vazquez as they recorded a 3-2 victory at La Rosaleda on Saturday night.
Juanmi headed the hosts ahead early on before Vazquez netted his first 10 minutes into the second half to level matters. Goals from Sergi Darder and Ricardo Horta put Malaga 3-1 up before Vazquez scored his second after 76 minutes, but the hosts held on for the win.
The result sees Javi Gracia's men remain seventh in the Primera Division standings, while their opponents...