Madrid held by Villarreal, Atlético thwarted

Cristiano Ronaldo hit his 30th Liga goal this term, but Real Madrid CF drew 1-1 with Villarreal CF after Club Atlético de Madrid and Sevilla FC also shared the spoils.

Real Madrid CF fail to restore four-point lead in 1-1 draw at home to Villarreal CF.
• Cristiano Ronaldo opens scoring with penalty for his 30th Liga strike this season.
• The visitors level via Gerard Moreno's fine effort from the edge of the area.

Club Atlético de Madrid remain seven points off the top after goalless draw at Sevilla FC.
• Vicente Iborra hits post for fifth-placed hosts, who are seven points outside the top four.

Valencia CF maintain momentum with a 2-0 success against Real Sociedad de Fútbol.
• Pablo Piatti strikes twice in four second-half minutes to clinch victory.
• Fourth-placed Valencia have won their last four Liga outings.
• Athletic Club make it four Liga games undefeated by prevailing 1-0 at SD Eibar.

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