Atlético sign off in style with emphatic win

Antoine Griezmann notched a treble as Club Atlético de Madrid ended a memorable year with a 4-1 success at Athletic Club, while Villarreal CF also prevailed.

Club Atlético de Madrid recover from a goal down to win 4-1 at Athletic Club.
• Mikel Rico gives hosts 1-0 lead; Antoine Griezmann leads fightback with second-half treble.
• Diego Simeone's third-placed side lie four points behind leaders Real Madrid CF.

• Ten-man Villarreal CF overwhelm RC Deportivo La Coruña 3-0.
• Luciano Vietto scores twice, taking total to 12 goals in all competitions this term.
• Fifth consecutive Liga win lifts Villarreal up to fifth, nine points off the summit.
Málaga CF come from behind to record 2-1 victory at bottom side Elche CF.
• David Lombán nods opener for hosts; Ignacio Camacho slots equaliser.
• Substitute Luis Alberto notches 77th-minute winner for visitors.
Getafe CF held to 1-1 draw at lowly Granada CF.
• Result leaves hosts third from bottom, while Getafe move into 12th.

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Bundesliga: Hoffenheim score five

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