Villareal 2 - 1 Betis

Goals: Rodriguez (68th), Llorente (70th) for Villarreal and Damia (20th) for Betis

Villarreal, Betis difficult winner of Seville, took only the head of the Championship of Spain. Villarreal, with 16 points, three lengths ahead of Valencia and four out of the Real, double title holder. Led 1-0 since the 20th minute and the opening score by Damia for Sevillians, Villarreal has had his salvation purposes only signed Rodriguez (68th) and Llorente (70th) during the last 25 minutes of a meeting very committed (10 yellow cards, five for each team and six second period). Villarreal, painful winner (1-0) Glasgow Celtic in the Champions League, has aligned September meetings without defeat, all competitions combined. It confirms a little over his outsider status in the fight for the title between "major" de la Liga: Real, Barcelona and Valencia.