By James Pearson
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Mario Regueiro's brace helped see off Real Sociedad and lift Valencia into second.Mario Regueiro's brace helped see off Real Sociedad and lift Valencia into second.
It looked like being a bad day for Che when Morten Skoubo opened the scoring as fans were still taking their seats.
However, the high-flying visitors regained their composure and in the second half Regueiro's brace secured the points.
Atletico Madrid continue to climb the table after a 3-0 away success over Getafe.
Peter Luccin opened the scoring after 28 minutes and things failed to improve for the home side.
Maxi Rodriguez added a second shortly after half time before Fernando Torres wrapped up a comfortable win.
Deportivo La Coruna and Real Zaragoza remain on the cusp of the European places following a 1-1 draw at El Riazor.
Diego Milito gave Zaragoza a first-half lead, but Pedro Munitis' goal after 56 minutes ensured the points were shared.
Depor had Fabricio Coloccini sent off in the closing stages but the home side held on for a point.
Cadiz have edged nearer the dropzone after falling to a 3-1 defeat to Osasuna.
Things began well for the home side when Lucas Lobos opened the scoring, but the visitors turned things around before the break.
A quick-fire double from Savo Milosevic and David Lopez gave Osasuna a 2-1 interval lead.
The game was up for Cadiz when Alexander Medina saw red before Raul Escudero added a late third.
Ismael Urzaiz's late goal gave Athletic Bilbao a 1-0 win over Racing Santander who had Jose Moraton sent off in the dying stages.
Malaga have slipped to the foot of the Liga table after going down 2-0 to fellow strugglers Real Mallorca.
Leonardo Pisculichi opened the scoring shortly into the second half and the visitors overcame Eduardo Tuzzio's late dismissal to add an injury-time second through Campano.