Barcelona could go top of the La Liga table in midweek if they beat Granada on Thursday after leaders Atletico Madrid lost by 2-1 to Atletic Bilbao.
Alex Berenguer scored early for the hosts but Stefan Savic looked to have rescued a point until inigo Martinez struck.
Atletico remain two points above both Real Madrid and Barcelona, with Sevilla a point further back in fourth.
But Barca, winners earlier on Sunday at Villarreal, have a game in hand and can go top by beating Granada on Thursday.
Barcelona and Atletico Madrid lock horns on 8th of May in what may be cruacial in deciding where the title goes.
The two sides have the advantage compared to Real Madrid who have one eye in teh UEFA champions league semi final against Chelsea.
The Los Blancos will however be buoyed with the Barca and Atletico clash with one or both set to drop points .
Real Madrid also has the edge in the head to head with Barcelona and incase a tie in points Real Madrid will be crowned La Liga champions.
In Italy Antonio Conte’s Inter Milan moved closer to winning their first Serie A title since 2010 with a hard-fought one nil victory against Hellas Verona.
Former Manchester United defender Matteo Darmian scored the only goalto take Inter 13 points clear of second-place AC Milan, who play tonight , with five games remaining.
Defending champions Juventus are third after they were held 1-1 by Fiorentina.