Karim Benzema scored twice to give Madrid their 10th consecutive league victory. Real Madrid were the only team with a perfect record after the coronavirus-enforced break, having trailed Barcelona by two points before the league was halted.
LaLiga: Real Madrid move closer to title after win against Granada; Sevilla secure top four spot after Villarreal loss
Madrid can clinch their first title since 2017 on Thursday with a win at Villarreal, or if Barcelona lose points when they hosts Osasuna.
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.
In March when the league was halted, Atlético were struggling to secure a Champions League berth for next season. They are now well on course to finishing third.
LaLiga: Sergio Ramos rubbishes talks of Real Madrid getting favourable refereeing decisions, says 'people need to stop making things up'
Madrid benefitted from having an opening goal by Valencia ruled out in their 3-0 win last Thursday, prompting Barca’s Gerard Pique to remark: “Looking at how the matches have gone, it’ll be very hard for Madrid to drop points.”
LaLiga: Vinícius Júnior, Sergio Ramos score as Real Madrid topple Mallorca to move back to top of table
Vinícius Júnior and Sergio Ramos scored a goal in each half as Madrid won its fourth in a row to retake the lead from Barcelona, which on Tuesday edged Athletic Bilbao 1-0. Both teams are tied with 68 points but Madrid is ahead on the tiebreakers.
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.
LaLiga: Barcelona coach Quique Setien hails 4-0 win over Mallorca as ‘enormous boost for the future’
Barcelona coach Quique Setien said his side’s 4-0 win over Real Mallorca after a three-month hiatus was the ideal launchpad for their title bid after they provisionally opened up a five-point lead over Real Madrid.
LaLiga: Barcelona dismiss Lionel Messi's injury concern reports after footballer misses group training session
Barcelona said there was no reason to worry about Messi, and that he simply underwent an alternative training program in the gym, some reports said there could be more to it.
LaLiga: Lionel Messi's late penalty helps Barcelona edge past Real Sociedad; Atletico Madrid held by Sevilla
With some late help from video review and another decisive goal by Lionel Messi, Barcelona made it back to the top of the Spanish league on Saturday.
Real Sociedad had their five-match unbeaten streak ended by a 2-1 home loss to Villarreal in the Spanish league on Sunday and lost ground in the race for a Champions League spot.
LaLiga: Real Madrid battle past Alaves to top league standings with hard-fought victory; Real Sociedad clinch thumping win
Sergio Ramos and Dani Carvajal scored second-half goals as Real Madrid beat its tough Basque Country opponent 2-1 to take the league lead from Barcelona, who visit fifth-placed Atlético Madrid on Sunday.
China Open 2019: Andy Murray’s comeback gains steam in Beijing as post-surgery improvements come to fore
Knowing Andy Murray and the years of hard work he has put into his career, it would be wise not to doubt him when he says he can improve further.
LaLiga: Spanish Football Federation changes schedule for first three match-days despite league governing body's insistence on retaining week-day games
After the decision, the RFEF announced a new schedule of matches while La Liga released a statement saying the games would not be moved.
Mallorca Open Open: Sofia Kenin saves three match points against Belinda Bencic to claim women's singles title
American 20-year-old Sofia Kenin saved three match points on her way to beating third seed Belinda Bencic 6-7(2) 7-6(5) 6-4 in the Mallorca Open grasscourt final on Sunday.
The driver called the emergency services, who then transported Scaloni to the Son Espases hospital in Palma de Mallorca, the capital of Spain's Balearic Islands
Flash floods in Spain's Majorca claims nine lives, six others reported missing; Pedro Sanchez to visit island
The Spanish holiday island of Majorca witnessed devastating flash floods after the Mediterranean island was pounded with heavy rain in just a few hours on Wednesday
Rafael Nadal says he is disheartened and 'wants to cry' following banned Catalan independence referendum
Spain's World No 1 Rafael Nadal said on Monday that he was stunned and felt like crying following a banned independence referendum in Catalonia and a police crackdown.
La Liga: Lionel Messi's man-marking, Zinedine Zidane's family and other talking points from gameweek 6
Messi being a marked man, Real Madrid getting back to winning ways, Diego Costa's biggest concern and other talking points from the Spanish football weekend
"I don't understand Spain without Catalonia. I don't want to understand or see it," said Nadal.