Real Madrid march on with a 4-1 win over Real Sociedad, although they did go behind after just thirty-eight seconds from a goal by Elustondo.
The lead only lasted two minutes, though, as Rodriguez squared matters. Ramos gave Real the lead before the break and then Benzema bagged a brace in the second half to make it a fairly comfortable three points for the leaders.
Griezmann and Mandzukic with two helped Atlético keep up their challenge in a 1-3 victory at Eibar, Piovaccari grabbing a late consolation goal for the home side.
Córdoba scored the only goal of the match as Granada triumphed 1-0 over Elche. Celta de Vigo took the points in a 1-0 victory over Córdoba, Nolito the scorer in the 56th minute.