Argentina’s Lucas Ocampos scored the only goal. The team’s balance became 41 points in second place behind Real Madrid who have 46 points, although Sevilla have fewer games as Cadiz in 19th place before the last with 14 points.
Villarreal crushed Levante with a clean five by Frenchman Boulaye Dia (8), Pau Torres (13), Gerard Moreno double in (37) and (79), Manu Trigueros 74. Villarreal are in eighth place with 28 points and Levante in last place with 8 points.
In another match, Athletic Bilbao returned with a 3-1 victory from Osasuna.