Valencia stayed in the hunt for the final Champions League qualifying spot in La Liga with a rampant 3-1 win in a city derby at home to Levante.
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Real Madrid's Gareth Bale came off the bench and coolly converted a penalty to secure a 2-1 win at Levante in La Liga.
Sevilla roared back to life from a slump in La Liga by thrashing Levante 5-0 at home on Saturday, scoring all their goals in the second half.
Barcelona will remain in the Copa del Rey after the RFEF's competition committee said on Friday it had rejected Levante's complaint.
However, Barca's status in a competition is unclear after Levante said they would file a complaint to the Spanish federation.
Antoine Griezmann proved to be Atletico Madrid's decisive figure yet again as the Frenchman struck the only goal in a 1-0 win at home to Levante.
Levante ran out shock 2-1 winners against Barcelona in the first leg of their Copa del Rey round-of-16 matchup on Thursday night.
In a weekend headlined by Liverpool's emphatic win over Manchester United, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo continued to make new records.
Lionel Messi netted his first hat trick of the La Liga season and provided two assists in Barcelona's 5-0 win at Levante.
Real Madrid avoided setting a club-record goal drought as they suffered a fourth defeat in five games with a 2-1 loss to Levante at the Bernabeu.
Real Betis' home league game against Athletic Bilbao on Sunday evening will be postponed, but Valencia and Levante were forced to play in high heat.
Joaquin, Iago Aspas and Jose Luis Morales have all been overlooked by bigger clubs, and now they are making magic in their backyards.
Bournemouth have finally captured Colombia central midfielder Jefferson Lerma from Levante on a five-year deal for a club record fee.
Ghana striker Raphael Dwamena has completed a switch Levante after agreeing terms on a four-year deal, according to the Spanish club.
The Nigeria international has signed for the Spanish side on a five-year deal.
Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah has handed debut call-ups to Levante's Emmanuel Boateng and Kwasi Okyere of Bayern Munich for two international friendlies.
Emmanuel Boateng is a shoo-in for his Ghana debut next month, after his hat-trick on the weekend ended Barcelona's 44-game unbeaten run in La Liga.
An unlikely name ended Barcelona's quest for an unbeaten league season, heading this week's Top 10, as voted for by ESPN's global editorial desks.
Barcelona's quest for an unbeaten La Liga season came to a shocking end with a 5-4 defeat away to Levante on Sunday.
Levante all but ensured they will be playing La Liga football next season with a 2-1 win over stricken Sevilla.