DEPORTIVO A CORUÑA defeated 1 - 0 REAL MALLORCA with an excellent individual piece from BRUNO GAMA in the 29th min. Later on Deportivo player Pizzi hit the bar from a free-kick. Fifth straight loss for Mallorca which has lost the initial momentum & steam from the early part of the season, were injuries have not helped them at all with their cause.
REAL SOCIEDAD lost to RCD ESPANYOL 0 - 1 from a COLOTTO 77th min goal. Espanyol were lucky as the referee did not call a possible handball on the goal-line from Sergio that could have given Sociedad a penalty. The local crowd called for the "head" of Real Sociedad French Coach at the end of the match.
Another Coach Mendilibar was whistled as his team OSASUNA, currently last placed, was defeated 0 - 1 by VALLADOLID. Chances went to both teams, but when Osasuna defender Ruben saw a red card,
SEVILLA FC hosted LEVANTE in what turned out a fair boring affair with a 0 - 0 final result. The visitors decided that their best attack was to defend with all 10 players plus goalkeeper & that obviously eliminated any real spectacle. Sevilla had chances that were unexplained misses, plus their efforts were continuously halted by goalie Munua & his defenders. Shared points.