Malaga come from behind to beat Valladolid; Valencia beat Bilbao 3-2 in a thriller

Malaga 2 – Valladolid 1 (La Liga, October 20, 2012) Valladolid had gone ahead through Manucho’s ninth-minute strike, but Malaga hit back through Isco’s 37th-minute equaliser. Joaquin Sanchez scored late as Malaga prepared for its midweek match against AC Milan with a win.

Valencia 3 – Athletic Bilbao 2 (La Liga, October 20, 2012) Late goals from Tino Costa and Nelson Valdez rescued Valencia from defeat at home.