Real Zaragoza 1 – Atletico Madrid 1 (La Liga, March 7, 2010) Former Chelsea and Celtic midfielderÂ Jiri Jarosik headed the opener past De Gea on seven minutes. Atletico Madrid’s equaliser didn’t come until injury time of the second half, a header from Ibrahima Balde.
Athletic Bilbao 2 – Valladolid 0 (La Liga, March 7, 2010) Spanish striker Gaizka Toquero was the star of the show with a first half brace, the first a header from a corner and the second a tidy finish.
Malaga 2 – Xerez 4 (La Liga, March 7, 2010) Bottom side Xerez stunned Malaga scoring three late goals to secure a morale boosting victory. Momo put the away side in front from the penalty spot but goals from Duda and Valdo looked to have put Malaga in charge. Momo equalised when he saw another penalty pushed back to him and Leandro Aides Gioda and Fabian Orellana completed the scoring.
Mallorca 3 – Sporting Gijon 0 (La Liga, March 7, 2010) Goals from Julio Alvarez, Victor and Pierre Webo secured a comfortable win.
Osasuna 0 – Getafe 0 (La Liga, March 7, 2010) Both sides were denied by the woodwork at the Estadio El Sadar and were unable to find the winner to boost their chances of challenging for a European place. Getafe’s Roberto Soldado hit the post with a header on the hour mark and Javier Camunas rattled the bar for Osasuna 10 minutes later.
Espanyol 0 – Villarreal 0 (La Liga, March 7, 2010) Espanyol, who had the better chances, finished the game with 10 men after striker Jose Callejon was sent off for a second bookable offence in the closing stages.