|Levante scores against Hercules|
LEVANTE is turning out to be the revelation team in the second half of La Liga after facing relegation problems & now knocking on Euro ladder classification positions. They notched up another victory this time over HERCULES 2 - 1 putting the latter in dire straits. The goals for Levante came in the 4th min via RUBEN SUAREZ & in the 43rd min via JUANLU. Hercules managed their only goal via TREZEGUET in the 81st min.
DEPORTIVO put in one of their better matches today to defeat RACING DE SANTANDER 2 - 0 with goals from LASSAD in the 46th min & XISCO in the 48th min. Important victory for Deportivo which is attempting to secure its place next year in the 1º Division.
|Osasuna - At.Bilbao|
OSASUNA lost 1 - 2 to ATHLETIC DE BILBAO in a heroic come-back from the visitors & with 10 men after Bilbao lost defender Castillo in the 51st min. The reason was part of the Osasuna first goal with KIKE SOLA transformed. However, as it happens many a time, Bilbao played better with 10 & FERNANDO LLORENTE equalized in the 69th min with a header. Then in the very last minute of play young Bilbao promise MUNIAIN scored the winner in the 90th min.
|Griezmann with the winner|
REAL SOCIEDAD ended its run of losses with a 2 -1 victory over REAL SPORTING DE GIJON. The visitors were unlucky but Real Sociedad put in some "balls" to have luck smile at then this time around. GRIEZMANN put Real Sociedad ahead in the 32nd min to see Gijon midfielder DE LAS CUEVAS score a "blinder" to equalize in the 69th min. Sporting was playing better & witnessed how GRIEZMANN put Sociedad ahead in the 79th min with a strange & unlucky ( lucky for Sociedad) goal that put Sporting on the canvass. Great win for Real Sociedad which needed the three points, & Sporting will need to secure a victory in coming Rounds to assure their 1º Division presence.
|Sergio Aguero scores for At.Madrid|
Intense & great match between RCD ESPANYOL & ATLETICO DE MADRID that finished in a 2 - 2 draw with the Espanyol equalizer in possible "off-side". Atletico scored in the first minute via youngster KOKE to set things for the visitors, but OSVALDO equalized in the 7th min with a rapid home side reaction. From here & midfield battle from both sides that lead to many yellow cards & the 48th min goal by SERGIO AGUERO for Atletico. But OSVALDO again scored in controversial fashion to equalize in the 57th min. Things finished with this score & both share a point, although depending which "team optic" you look at things, one will be disappointed while another satisfied.
MONDAY NIGHT MATCH:
Villareal - Real Zaragoza