Granada CF's 2-0 win over Athletic Club on Monday night completed an interesting seventh Liga BBVA matchday.
At the top of the table, FC Barcelona and Club Atlético de Madrid, after their respective victories over UD Almería and Real Madrid CF, both recorded seven wins from the opening seven matches for the first time in their history. Also, Atlético, with a goal from Diego Costa, beat Real Madrid in the Liga BBVA for the first time since 1999.
Elsewhere, Valencia CF, with three consecutive victories thanks to a goal-scoring streak from Jonas, now occupies the European positions in the table. For its part, Elche CF with a goal from Javi Márquez against RC Celta de Vigo recorded its first victory in the Spanish top flight for 24 years.
Adrián Colunga, with his first two goals of the campaign, allowed Getafe CF to seal its second consecutive victory, placing the Madrid team towards the top of the table. Real Betis Balompié brought Villarreal CF's party to an abrupt end by delivering its first defeat this season.
Finally, Youssef El Arabi, who found the net twice, was the hero for the above-mentioned Granada. The Andalusian team escaped from its rut against Athletic, having lost its first three home matches without scoring a single goal.
* Click on the matches below to read the report.
Liga BBVA Matchday 7:
Real Valladolid CF - Málaga CF 2-2
Valencia CF - Rayo Vallecano 1-0
UD Almería - FC Barcelona 2-2
Real Sociedad de Fútbol - Sevilla FC 1-1
Real Madrid CF - Club Atlético de Madrid 0-1
CA Osasuna - Levante UD 0-1
RC Celta de Vigo - Elche CF 0-1
RCD Espanyol - Getafe CF 0-2
Real Betis Balompié - Villarreal CF 1-0
Granada CF - Athletic Club 2-0