It was 7 goals in two matches for Antoine Griezmann, as he delivered all the goals when Atletico Madrid welcomed Leganes. Griezmann was the star of the show by scoring a brace in each half to give Atletico Madrid a deserved victory over Leganes. The four goals scored took Griezmann tally for the club to 103 goals, 7 goals in just two league games.
Real Madrid suffered an away defeat when Gerard Moreno volleyed the ball past Keylor Navas in the final minute of added time to give Espanyol the maximum points from the fixture. The fortunate thing for Real Madrid was that Valencia couldn’t find a victory against Athletic Club to take advantage of their result. A ‘1-1’ away draw kept Valencia a point behind Real Madrid in the standings.
Lionel Messi scored his 23rd goal in the league this season, but FC Barcelona was held to a ‘1-1’ draw against Las Palmas. The result has intensified the crucial match between Barcelona and Atletico Madrid on Sunday, March 4th, 2018. An Atletico Madrid away victory will cut Barcelona’s the lead at the top of the table to just 2-points, making the race to the title the league title the tightest it has been since the start of the season.