La Liga Round 35 Results: Racing are relegated as the battle for European football continues to rage on

Levante and Malaga both win as the race for the final Champions League spot heats up, whilst fellow challengers Osasuna, Espanyol, Atleti and Bilbao all falter
Getafe 1-3 Mallorca
Mallorca moved into the top half of La Liga table thanks to a comfortable win over Getafe at the Coliseum Alfonso Perez.

Three unanswered goals from the Islanders left the hosts reeling as Victor Casadesus first half strike set Mallorca on their way. Alejandro Alfaro and Tomer Hemed put the visitors in firm control before Alexis netted a late consolation strike for Getafe.

The win helps move Mallorca to within two points of a European place whilst Getafe remain a further point behind in 12th place.
Levante 3-1 Granada
Levante continued their challenge for a top four finish by overcoming a struggling Granada side at the Ciutat de Valencia.

Following a goalless first half Arouna Kone struck the opening goal a minute after the break, his 15th league goal of the season. Granada hit back through Odion Ighalo before Xavi Torres restored Levante's lead.

Valdo completed the scoring six minutes from time as the home side moved to within three points of the final Champions League spot after Malaga defeated Valencia.
Real Sociedad 3-0 Racing Santander
Racing Santander's 10-year stay in the Spanish top flight came to an end after Real Sociedad's victory at the San Sebastian condemned the Cantabrians to the drop.

Villarreal's point moved the Yellow Submarine 12 points clear of Racing meaning Alvaro Cervera's men needed to beat Sociedad if they were to avoid the drop but Antoine Griezmann's brace ensured a win for the home side.

Imanol Agirretxe completed the scoring in the 83rd minute as three second-half goals consigned Racing to the Segunda division.
Espanyol 0-3 Sporting Gijon
Three second-half goals helped to keep Sporting Gijon's survival hopes alive as they recorded a priceless win over Espanyol at Cornella.

After an opening 45 minutes of few chances the visitors made the breakthrough early in the second half when Adrian Colunga beat Cristian Alvarez from an acute angle.

Sporting Gijon's second and third strikes both came not he counter-attack as Espanyol looked to force an equaliser. Oscar Trejo and Mate Bilic provided the vital touches to complete the win as the Asturians moved to within four points of safety with three games remaining.
Villarreal 1-1 Osasuna
Osasuna's pursuit of European football next season remains a realistic aim for Jose Luis Mendilibar's side despite being held to a 1-1 draw by relegation threatened Villarreal at El Madrigal.

The Yellow Submarine were denied an invaluable victory in their battle for survival by Raul Garcia's remarkable volley 18 minutes from time after Bruno had fired Villarreal ahead.

With three games remaining Villarreal lye four points above the drop zone, whilst Osasuna's European aspirations were dented should Athletic Bilbao and Atletico Madrid capitalise on the Navarran's slip up.
Real Madrid 3-0 Sevilla

Real Zaragoza 2-0 Athletic Bilbao
Zaragoza responded to Sporting Gijon's win with a victory of their own over European hopefuls Athletic Bilbao at La Romareda.

A goal in either half help to lift the relegation threatened side to within four points of safety helping to keep alive their survival hopes. Edu Oriol opened the scoring after 28 minutes and the win was sealed when Apono's free-kick hit the back of net.

Athletic Bilbao were much changed after they sealed a spot in the Europa League final and Zaragoza were bake to take advantage of Marcelo Bielsa rotating his squad. Next up for the Aragonese outfit is Levante as they look to battle it out with Sporting and Villarreal for survival.
Malaga 1-0 Valencia

Real Betis 2-2 Atletico Madrid
Atletico Madrid and Real Betis played out an enthralling 2-2 draw at the Benito Villamarin, with three of the goals scored in the final 10 minutes of the game.

Neither side could manage to find the breakthrough in the opening half, and it wasn't until the 64th minute that the first goal arrived. Koke provided the finish to fire Atleti ahead and as the game entered the final minutes it seemed to be enough to settle the encounter.

However, in a dramatic finish to the tie, Betis managed to capitalise on some tired defending from a side looking fatigued following their Europa League semi-final. Pozuelo found an equaliser with four minutes left before Jonathan Pereira appeared to seal an incredible turn around for the hosts, but there was time for a final twist as Radamel Falcao rescued a point for Diego Simeone's side.