By Michael McCann
Braces from Jorge Molina and Jaime Mata helped Getafe thrash Alaves 4-0, moving just a point behind them in the chase for European football.
Mata opened the scoring with a penalty, after Sebastián Cristóforo was fouled.
Cristóforo assisted Molina a minute after the interval, the striker with a left-footed rocket.
Molina added one on his right after a cute flick from Mata, who then scored his second goal late on.
Getafe have lost just two games in 16. Alaves have taken just four points from six La Liga matches.