In an unusual LaLiga season, Real Madrid sealed the championship on the second last day while the action at the bottom went all the way to the final whistle.
LaLiga: Leganes relegated after Real Madrid draw; Lionel Messi hits 25-goal mark in Barcelona's last match
The result also ended Madrid's 10-game winning streak following the pandemic break. Zinedine Zidane's team had sealed its record 34th league title — and first in three years — on Thursday.
Both Bale and James Rodríguez failed to make the squad for Sunday's match at relegation-threatened Leganés.
LaLiga: Sevilla practically seal Champions League spot with fourth straight win, Eibar stay up, Leganes still alive
Lucas Ocampos opened the scoring for Sevilla with a first-half penalty while Youssef En Nesyri sealed the victory late on, latching on to a long punt from goalkeeper Bono and barging past a defender to lift the ball over Mallorca keeper Manolo Reina.
The come-from-behind victory in Bilbao left Sevilla tied on points with third-place Atlético Madrid and increased its gap to fifth-place Villarreal to six points with three rounds to go. Only the top four qualify for next season's Champions League.
LaLiga: Ansu Fati, Lionel Messi's goals seal victory for Barcelona over relegation-threatened Leganes on return to Camp Nou
In its first match without fans at the 99,000-capacity Camp Nou Stadium since the Spanish league was suspended because of the coronavirus, Barcelona defeated Leganés 2-0 Tuesday with a goal by Lionel Messi.
Barcelona coach Quique Setien has not yet decided whether their Uruguay striker Luis Suarez is ready to return to the starting lineup when they host Leganes in La Liga on Tuesday.
LaLiga: Espanyol the biggest name at stake in crowded relegation battle as Spanish league resumes this week
Espanyol were bottom of the standings on 20 points, six short of the safety zone, when the season was halted in March with 11 matches remaining.
Espanyol and Leganes fans holding current season tickets will be handed free passes for the entire 2020-2021 campaign to compensate for missing matches due to the shutdown caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the two LaLiga clubs said on Tuesday.
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All organised football in Spain was suspended in March, along with most leagues and sporting competitions around the world.
Coronavirus pandemic: LaLiga superstars try to stay fit amid lockdown imposed in Spain due to COVID-19
The coronavirus pandemic prompted the suspension of sporting events around the world, and forced athletes to find ways to stay fit. Quarantined countries like Spain were the most affected ones, and LaLiga teams have taken steps to keep players active while stranded at home.
LaLiga: Real Madrid surrender top spot to Barcelona with Real Betis defeat; Leganes secure first away win of season
Madrid was thoroughly outplayed by Real Betis in a 2-1 loss in Seville to fall two points behind Barcelona on Sunday with 11 rounds left.
LaLiga: Spanish football federation rejects Leganes' request to replace player signed by Barcelona outside of transfer window
The Spanish league and the federation allowed Barcelona a long-term injury dispensation to sign a player from another Spanish league team outside the transfer period to fill in for Ousmane Dembele
LaLiga: Barcelona sign Danish forward Martin Braithwaite from league rival Leganes to help bolster injury-depleted attack
Braithwaite will sign for the rest of this season for Barcelona, plus four more, according to the club, but will not be available for the Champions League
Copa del Rey: Lionel Messi inspires Barcelona to thumping victory over Leganes to seal quarter-final spot
A Lionel Messi-inspired Barcelona eased past Leganes 5-0 on Thursday to reach the Copa del Rey quarter-finals.
LaLiga: Real Madrid claim top spot with narrow win over Valladolid; Atletico Madrid stumble yet again
Real Madrid took charge of the Spanish league title race after turning to a little-used defender to grind out a 1-0 win at Valladolid on Sunday.
LaLiga: Leandro Cabrera, Allan Nyom and Jaime Mata script Getafe's impressive victory over relegation-threatened Leganes
Leganés generated nothing going forward in a match that turned testy in the second half. The referee booked eight players in the game. Leganés' Rubén Pérez was sent off in second-half injury time with a direct red card for shoving a Getafe player to the ground with play stopped following a foul.
Barcelona and Real Madrid come into the Clasico with 35 points for both teams. Catalans sit top courtesy better goal difference but it would count for nought come end of the season.
Alavés striker Joselu Mato scored his seventh goal in the Spanish league to salvage a 1-1 draw at home against Leganés on Friday.