An even first period brought just the one goal with Roque Santa Cruz heading the home side into the lead five minutes before the interval.
It was 2-0 early in the second half, however, when Weligton's powerful header flashed into the back of the net.
Read how it all unfolded in Sports Mole's minute-by-minute live commentary of the action below.
MALAGA: Caballero; Sanchez, Demichelis, Weligton, Gamez; Morales, Eliseu, Iturra, Isco; Santa Cruz, Baptista
GETAFE: Codina; Valera, Lopo, Mane, Rafa; Leon, Castro, Rodriguez, Torres; Barrada, Alvaro