Real Madrid keeps its distance from Sevilla, while Barça and Atlético resurface

The 26th day of LaLiga Santander 2021-22 left this weekend a new example of the equality that exists between the greats of the domestic championship. Of the top seven in the table, six won and the remaining, Betis, could not do so when they fell in the derby against Sevilla, a team that precedes them in the table.

Raise - Elche (3-0)

The Granota team opened the day with a win in the regional duel of the Valencian Community, showing that, despite being at the bottom, he still has options to remain in the highest category. Morales, De Frutos and Melero they scored the goals in a game in which the visiting Gumbau ended up being sent off. Alessio Lisci's men are now seven points from salvation, with 12 games to go.

Majorca-Valencia (0-1)

A solitary goal Gabriel Paulista, In the first minutes of the match, he gave Bordalás' men some air who, after a poor run of play and results, once again thought about assaulting the European positions. The Brazilian central defender, who reappeared after several months of sick leave due to injury, signed one of the goals of the day, with a superb kick from almost 30 meters against which Sergio Rico could do nothing. Ilaix Moriba was sent off in injury time

Getafe - Alaves (2-2)

Tables in a vibrant duel and with alternatives, in which the babazorro team was ahead twice through the mediation of Escalante and Edgar. Two many of An I They gave the Azulones a draw that served them much better than their opponent, who remains in the relegation zone.

Rayo Vallecano - Real Madrid (0-1)

The leader is still struggling with the goal at this stage of the season and suffered tremendously in the Madrid derby until Benzema He opened the can in the final stretch of the crash. Iraola's men endured the whole game well planted, but succumbed to a great combination of the Frenchman with Vinicius. This week, the red-and-red team will have a historic opportunity to get even, with the possibility of qualifying for what would be the first Cup final in their history.

Atletico Madrid - Celta (2-0)

Simeone's team continues in the ascending line, who did not suffer from Wednesday's draw against Manchester United and showed their superiority against the sky-blue team, embodied with a brace from the Brazilian side Renan Lodi. The reigning champion, however, continues out of the positions that give access to the Champions Leaguebeing tied on points with Barça but having worse goal average and having played one more game.

Villarreal - Espanyol (5-1)

The great individual performance of the day was carried out by the canary Jeremi Pino, who made history by becoming the first 'submarine' player to score four goals in the same league game. The parakeets, after a good start to the season, continue in free fall, although they still have an eight-point margin over relegation.

Seville - Betis (2-1)

The always exciting Seville derby concluded with a local victory thanks to goals from Rakitic penalty and Munir. Channels closed the gap with a superb goal from a direct free kick already in stoppage time, too late to complete the Verdiblanca reaction. Both teams, however, continue in the places of access to the next Champions League.

Royal Society - Osasuna (1-0)

Meager victory for Imanol's men, who in recent weeks have been eliminated from the Cup and the Europe Leagueand dropped from the positions that give access to European competitions. Aritz Elustondo He scored the goal that gave three points to the San Sebastian team against a red team that remains in no man's land in the standings.

Barcelona-Athletic (4-0)

A win for Xavi Hernández's team against Athletic with their minds set on the Copa del Rey. Aubameyang, Dembélé, Luuk de Jong and Memphis the Catalans scored the goals, in a new reconciliation with their public, which also brings them closer to being able to repeat their presence in the Champions League next year after the turbulent start of the current one that turned the entity upside down.

Granada - Cadiz (0-0)

Goalless draw in an Andalusian duel that does not serve either team. The expulsion of Sunday Duarte in the first time it conditioned those of Robert Moreno, that with the point they continue out of the descent, but highly questioned. Cádiz, just below the Nasrids in the standings, is four points away from permanence.

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