La Liga Round-Up
By Paul Higham
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Sevilla went into third place in La Liga after beating Espanyol 3-1 in Barcelona.Sevilla went into third place in La Liga after beating Espanyol 3-1 in Barcelona.
Jordi, Julio Baptista and Daniel Alves grabbed the goals to send Sevilla into second, with Jonathan Soriano replying for the hosts.
Real Betis were held to a 2-2 draw at home against Levante, with Alberto Rivera and Juanma replying to goals from Edu and Ricardo Oliveira.
Valencia were also held to a 2-2 draw at home to Malaga, despite a double from Marco Di Vaio.
Villarreal left it late to grab a point at Deportivo La Coruna, with Cesar Arzo's equaliser coming three minutes from time, when Albert Luque's strike looked to have given the hosts three points.
Fernando Baiano had made it 1-1 and Duda grabbed a point for Malaga when he struck in the final minute.
Angel Vivar Dorado proved to be the difference between Getafe and struggling Albacete, with his 66th-minute strike settling the match.
Mallorca now prop up the table after they were beaten 2-0 at home by Zaragoza, thanks to goals from Savio and David Villa.
Osasuna edged a tight encounter at home against Racing Santander, with Pierre Webo's goal giving them a 1-0 win.