Rayo Vallecano News and Features
Barcelona are eight points clear at the top of La Liga with 13 games remaining after Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid were held to draws.
Rayo Vallecano twice came from behind to claim a 2-2 draw that leaves them and Sporting Gijon perched above the Liga relegation zone.
Title hopefuls Atletico Madrid and Rayo Vallecano were the two teams to pick up wins in La Liga on Saturday.
Nicolás Fedor Flores Rayo Vallecano remain in La Liga's relegation zone, but put in a spirited showing in a 2-2 draw at Deportivo La Coruna.
Lionel Messi made the difference for Barcelona as they recorded a hard-fought win over Malaga, while Villarreal drew versus Espanyol.
José Crespo Rincón Aston Villa defender Jose Angel Crespo has returned to Spain after joining Rayo Vallecano for the rest of the season.
The top three remained unchanged with Atletico Madrid, Barcelona and Real Madrid all triumphing, as Valencia's winless run continued.
Jackson Martínez Valencia After another disappointing night for Jackson Martinez, Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone was quick to defend his struggling striker.
Antoine Griezmann Antoine Griezmann scored twice and Angel Correa was also on target as Atletico Madrid progressed to the last eight of the Copa del Rey.
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