David Moyes’ Real Sociedad beat Cordoba 3-1 at the Anoeta Stadium as they made it three wins in three La Liga games.
Deportivo La Coruna are one point above the relegation zone after they were held to a goalless draw at home by Espanyol.
Atletico Madrid were unable to reclaim fourth place after being held to a goalless draw at Espanyol.
Real Sociedad beat Espanyol 1-0 on Sunday after a costly error from the visitors' keeper Kiko Casilla.
Neymar scored twice as Barcelona beat Villarreal 3-1 to book a Copa del Rey final spot against Athletic Bilbao.
Barcelona look to maintain their good form while Espanyol hope for an all-Catalan final...
Ahead of the Copa del Rey semi-finals, we look back at the competition's top five moments.
Espanyol handed Primera Division basement boys Cordoba a sixth straight defeat with a 1-0 home win on Friday night.
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