Atletico Madrid suffered a blow in the race for a top-three finish in La Liga as Roberto Soriano's late goal gave Villarreal a 1-0 win at the Vicente Calderon.
Diego Simeone's side were looking to keep themselves clear ahead of Sevilla in the battle for Champions League qualification.
However, Los Colchoneros could not make the most of their possession and were made to pay when Italy forward Soriano converted a cross from fellow substitute Cedric Bakambu with eight minutes left.
Villarreal, in fifth...
Ibai Gomez and Rodrigo Ely scored first-half goals as Alaves dealt Villarreal's Champions League hopes a blow with a 2-1 win.
Winger Gomez and on-loan Brazilian defender Ely both struck late in the first period and Cedric Bakambu replied for the visitors, but the home side held on.
Alaves halted a three-game losing run and left Villarreal eight points adrift of fourth-placed Sevilla.
Villarreal found themselves on the back foot as Gomez and Deyverson both went close for the home side in the opening...
Villarreal defender Mateo Musacchio says he has only received one offer -- a contract extension from his current club.
Musacchio, 26, has been linked with a summer move away from Villarreal, with AC Milan, Everton and Tottenham having been touted as destinations for the Argentina international.
However, Musacchio says he is not aware of any other interest -- apart from Villarreal wanting to tie him down to a new deal, with his current contract expiring in 2018.
"I've only received one offer -- a...
Villarreal strengthened their grip on fifth place in La Liga with an entertaining 3-1 home victory over fellow European hopefuls Athletic Bilbao.
Victor Ruiz, who was later sent off, put Villarreal ahead and second-half goals from Cedric Bakambu and Adrian Lopez secured the win after Aymeric Laporte had equalised for Athletic.
The Yellow Submarine played out the final 16 minutes with 10 men following Ruiz's dismissal, but they held on to move four points clear of sixth-placed Athletic.