Important victory for GRANADA 1 - 0 over GETAFE as the former gets closer to its objective of getting enough points to secure their presence next season with the elite of Spanish Football. The vital goal & winner came from FRANCO JARA in the 17th min, a goal that not only lifts hopes at Granada, it also put Getafe further away from Euro table positions.
|Real Sociedad Vela scores|
Both VILLAREAL & REAL SOCIEDAD are dangerous hoovering close to the relegation zone & the 1 - 1 draw today favoured more the home team as Villareal is just a place out of the danger zone. Villareal got ahead first via SENNA in the 42nd min & it seemed that they were on course for the 3 points, but VELA equalized in the 85th min to blow out that candle. Villareal still suffering.
|Racing - At.Bilbao|
Devastating loss by RACING DE SANTANDER 0 - 1 at the hands of ATHLETIC CLUB BILBAO which leaves Racing last & kissing the 2º Division for next season. Bilbao player TOQUERO stuck the "relegation" knife in with his early 12th min goal.
|At Madrid - Espanyol|
ATLETICO DE MADRID has a Liga objective, to get into Euro positions. However to do this they needed to push aside another rival aspiring for the some goal RCD ESPANYOL & the Madrid Club did just this winning 3 -1.
Atletico put in a great game carrying on with the inertia of their mid-week Europa League victory over Valencia opening the scoreline in the 9th min via a GODIN header. Espanyol reacted well & equalized via DIDAC VILA in the 19th min, plus almost going ahead after hitting the woodwork.
Atletico remained calm & controlled proceeding until ARDA TURAN exploded into action with 2 mins of Football brilliance. First an overhead goal in the 60th min that lifted the stadium roof & then in the 62 nd min with a magnificent individual goal that sealed the match. Atletico kept at it & Salvio hit the post.
Atletico is just one spot out off the Euro positions with 4 games left of the season.
|Sergio Canales back after serious knee injury|
VALENCIA CF won REAL BETIS 4 - 0 putting out the visitors resistence in the 2º half. The good news also for Valencia was the return of young Football talent Sergio Canales after months out injured with a knee problem.
JONES opened the scoring for Valencia in the 6th min & more goals came later via FEGHOULI in the 63 rd min, SOLDADO in the 86th min & PIATTI in the 88th min. Betis player Molina got a red card in the 89th min highlighting a bad night for Betis
MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL
Osasuna - Malaga FC