La Liga - Soldado scores four in Valencia win
Valencia climbed above Villarreal into third spot at least for a few hours after Roberto Soldado struck four times against his former club Getafe in a 4-2 success.
Manu Del Moral put Madrid-based Getafe ahead in the 13th minute.
But despite taking that lead into the interval, the hosts collapsed as Soldado gave a masterclass.
Soldado, who joined Valencia at the end of last season as a replacement for the Barca-bound David Villa, scored all four goals for Valencia.
Adrian Sardinero netted a consolation in the 88th.