Atletico Madrid lead La Liga after the 30th round of matches, while Barcelona move up to second place and Real Madrid drop to third.
Barca beat Celta Vigo 3-0 on Wednesday and Atletico later edged out Granada 1-0, but Madrid slumped to a second successive defeat as Carlo Ancelotti's men lost 2-1 at Sevilla.
Elsewhere, there were wins for Espanyol, Rayo Vallecano, Villarreal, Real Sociedad and Betis in midweek. Here, Goal looks at the standout performers from the latest Liga action.
In goal, Beto made a number of fine saves as Sevilla inflicted serious damage upon Madrid's title aspirations.
His ever-improving team-mate Federico Fazio was also a rock at the back in that match, while Diego Godin and Juanfran were both excellent for Atletico as the Rojiblancos kept a clean sheet and overcame Granada by a single goal at the Vicente Calderon.
In midfield, Sevilla pair Stephane M'Bia and Ivan Rakitic are both included for their inspirational performances in the win over Madrid, while Andres Iniesta was superb for Barca and Fernando Soriano shone for Almeria as they came from 2-0 down to win a point at home to Valencia.
Up front, Carlos Bacca is in after his two-goal show downed Madrid at the Sanchez Pizjuan. The Colombian is joined by Neymar, who hit two himself in the win over Celta, and Rayo Vallecano's Joaquin Larrivey, who was instrumental for the Madrid side in their victory over Osasuna and also scored the winning penalty in the 1-0 success.