Rayo Vallecano returned to the Spanish top flight on Sunday after two years in the second division with a 2-0 play-off win over Girona....
Borja Iglesias scored twice in extra time to send Real Betis through to the last eight of the Copa del Rey on Tuesday following a 3-1 win over Real Sociedad, joining Villarreal and Levante in the quarter-finals....
Atletico Madrid needed late goals from Diego Godin and Antoine Griezmann to beat Girona 2-0 on Tuesday and boost morale ahead of Saturday's top of the table clash against Barcelona....
Real Madrid threw away their lead and perhaps their hopes of catching Barcelona as Girona came from behind to pull off a shock 2-1 victory at the Santiago Bernabeu on Sunday....
Karim Benzema fired Real Madrid into the semi-finals of the Copa del Rey on Thursday by scoring twice in a 3-1 win over Girona....