A quick-fire double from Pablo Piatti earned Valencia a 2-0 win at home to Real Sociedad.
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Valencia tightened their grip on fourth place by beating Cordoba 2-1 thanks to a late winner by Pablo Piatti.
Atletico Madrid were a shadow of the side that beat Real Madrid as a 2-0 defeat at Celta Vigo dented their title hopes.
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Valencia moved back into the Primera Division top four with an uninspiring 1-0 victory over Getafe.
Valencia moved up to fourth in the Primera Division table after battling to a 2-1 win at Espanyol.
Valencia moved up to fourth in La Liga with a 2-1 win at Espanyol, while Barcelona and Almeria also won on Sunday.
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