Villarreal have promoted Javi Calleja as their new head coach following the sacking of Fran Escriba on Monday.
A former Villarreal player, Calleja had been in charge of the club's reserve side this season, where they have gone unbeaten after six rounds in Spain's third tier.
Calleja has replaced Escriba, who was sacked just six games into the season following Villarreal's 4-0 defeat at Getafe on Sunday, leaving the club 14th in La Liga with seven points after their third loss of the campaign.
Xabi Prieto was on the scoresheet in his 500th appearance for Real Sociedad as the Basque side saw off Villarreal 3-0 to make it two wins from two at the start of the new La Liga season.
Prieto, who has spent his entire career with his home-town club, became the fifth player to reach the milestone for Sociedad and the 33-year-old marked the occasion with a goal.
The Sociedad captain's strike came either side of first-half efforts from Willian Jose and Juanmi as the hosts had the points all but wrapped...
A late penalty from captain Jose Morales gave Levante a 1-0 win over Villarreal in their La Liga return at Ciutat de Valencia.
The Segunda Division champions went close at the end of the first half when a header from Alex Alegria hit the underside of the crossbar.
Villarreal almost went ahead in stoppage time when Alvaro Gonzalez saw his effort from a corner saved.
On 65 minutes, Levante defender Chema stabbed the ball just wide from close range and it looked like a disappointing night for the home...