Elche took the lead through Raul Guti in the fourth minute, but Getafe rallied with goals by Marc Cucurella in the 39th minute, Jaime Mata in the 69th, and Angel Luis Rodriguez in the 86th.
Takefusa Kubo, nicknamed "the Japanese Messi", returned to Spain in 2019 when he joined Real Madrid, but has yet to play for the club.
Kubo, who has already earned seven caps for the Japanese national team, will be presented at Villarreal's La Ceramica stadium on Tuesday.
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.
After joining Barca's academy aged 10, Kubo returned to Japan in 2015 as a result of FIFA sanctions handed to the club for breaching rules on signing under-age players.
Real Madrid Castilla sign former Barcelona youth product and Japan's Takefusa Kubo, 18, from FC Tokyo.
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: After dramatic 90 minutes, England bury past demons to beat Japan on penalties
England booked their tickets for the quarter-finals courtesy a 5-3 win on penalties, but it was the sheer drama in the first 90 minutes which made the game such a riveting encounter.
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017, England vs Japan, Football Match Result: Young Lions win 5-3 on penalty shootout
Catch all the live score and updates from the Round of 16 match between England and Japan.
England have not progressed beyond the last-eight stage in the tournament but this time the 'Young Lions' look to last the distance, determined to follow up a summer of success for their country at the youth level.
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: France win over Guwahati with dazzling displays in Group E; Japan impress in patches
For table toppers France, it was a journey of winning over the crowd more than scoring in the bulk. The general Indian football fan which tends to support the underdog, rooted for New Caledonia when the Les Bleus were pumping in for fun
Highlights, FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017, Japan vs New Caledonia, Football Match Result: Team share spoils in 1-1 draw
Catch live score and updates from Group E match between Japan and New Caledonia.
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Japan look to register knockout spot with a win over New Caledonia in Group E clash
Japan got their campaign off to a flying start with a 6-1 win over Honduras before contenders France beat them 1-2 in the second game. While new entrants New Caledonia are yet to register a win
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: France's meticulous planning, fine-tuned tactics deliver 2-1 win over Japan
Not afraid of giving Japan the lion's share of possession, the system applied by France was nothing short of a masterclass for those who witnessed it.
Having begun their FIFA U-17 World Cup campaigns with goal-laden wins, France and Japan start on even keel in a group E encounter of the FIFA U-17 World Cup, in Guwahati on Wednesday.
The hat-trick goal was achieved when Nakamura's left- footed attempt off a Soichiro Kozuki through ball hit the target.
Catch the live scores and updates from the Group E match between Japan and Honduras.
Japan secured a ticket to India by virtue of an impressive performance in the 2016 AFC Under-16 championship.
Group E throws open a plethora of footballing cultures with a debutant (New Caledonia), a former winner (France), an Asian giant (Japan) and a dash of Latin America (Honduras) too.
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Tournament director Javier Ceppi concerned by decline in Guwahati ticket sales
Guwahati is currently lagging behind Kolkata and Kochi in terms of ticket sales for FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017.
Takefusa Kubo is known as the Japanese Messi and the 16-year-old will old will be key to Japan's campaign in the FIFA U-17 World Cup in India.