Morales scores twice as Levante wins 3-0 at Real Betis
Morales doubled the lead in the 54th minute, eluding four defenders before beating goalkeeper Pau Lopez with a fine finish, and then sealed the win five minutes into injury time following a Levante counterattack.
Earlier Friday, promoted Real Valladolid drew 0-0 at Girona.
Defending champion Barcelona hosts Alaves on Saturday, while Real Madrid’s first game since selling Cristiano Ronaldo to Italian champion Juventus is at home to Getafe on Sunday.
Atletico Madrid is at Valencia on Monday.