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SPANISH FOOTBALL | LIGA | ROUND 37 MATCHES FINAL RESULTS

Emotional & exciting Round 37 of Spanish Football as Liga has the fate of many Clubs still up in the air. There is an authentic battle between the bottom placed teams to attempt to avoid the relegation into the Spanish 2º Division, while there is another battle for the 4th place on the ladder that gives Champions League options.

All the matches were played today & all simultaneously at 20.00. Here are all the final results - scores - & the goal scorers.


Soccer Liga Spain 2013

The city of Barcelona derby finished in RCD Espanyol 0 - FC Barcelona 2. Barcelona will equal the 100 points record in a season held by Real Madrid if they can win the last match of Liga next week. It is an objective set by Barça as the rivalry with Real Madrid historically asks for it. 

The goal scorers were Alexis in the 14th min & Pedro in the 86th min

Soccer Liga Spain 2013

Top match between Real Sociedad & Real Madrid that finished in a heroic 3 - 3 draw with comeback from Real Sociedad. The draw allows Valencia CF to hold the Champions League 4th points with a 2 point advantage, but the draw effort & point allows Real Sociedad the "Champions League" option if they win next week & if Valencia CF slips.

The locals played with their hearts & came back all the time to deserve the result which could have been more favourable had they managed to convert the numerous occasions they had & had Real Madrid Diego Lopez not made all the great saves he did.

Real Madrid played without suspended Cristiano Ronaldo & gave palyers like Kaka, Callejon, Marcelo, Carvalho & Albiol a run. The goals from Real Madrid came from Higuain in the 6th min, Callejon in the 57th min & Khedira in the 80th min. For Real Sociedad Xavi Prieto scored a penalty in the 64th min, Griezmann in the 78th min & Xabi Prieto again in the 93rd min.


Soccer Liga Spain 2013

A Club fighting for its Liga life, Celta of Vigo kept their slim hopes alive with a vital away win with 0 - 2 result against Real Valladolid. Cabral in the 28th min & Aspas via a penalty in the 56th min gave them three points that will take their future to the wire next week.

Soccer Liga Spain 2013

Atletico de Madrid finished their game with Real Mallorca 0 - 0 & a lost opportunity for the latter to get points in their almost "impossible" attempt to avoid relegation. A game with little Football & one can say boring that was a punishment for Mallorca that goes into the last game of this season with a must win attempt & see how others finish in their games.

Soccer Liga Spain 2013

Osasuna made a great comeback to win Sevilla FC 2 - 1 & secure their place mathematically in Liga for next season. Sevilla got ahead first with a superb goal from Negredo in the 50th min, but Osasuna answered with a brilliant equalizer from Puñal in the 63rd min & Cejudo in the 79th min.

Soccer Liga Spain 2013

Real Betis won 4 - 0 Real Zaragoza to get themselves into Europa League options, while condemning Zaragoza to a must win game next week & see how others finish to avoid relegation. The fate of Zaragoza is not in their hands after this severe defeat tonight.

The goals came from Castro, 2 x Pabon & Molina


Soccer Liga Spain 2013

Malaga won 3 - 0 Deportivo A Coruña & put the latter in a dangerous game of  "Russian Roulette" in the last match of Liga next week. Malaga overwhelmed Deportivo with goals from Saviola in the 45th min, Baptista in the 64th min & Isco 79th min 

Athletic Club Bilbao lost their last ever match in their mythical home stadium "San Mames" 0 - 1 to Levante with a last moment goal by Juanlu in the 90th min. Bilbao will play as of next season in the new "San Mamas" being constructed right next to the old 100 year old arena. Emotional farewell that could not be accompanied by a local victory.

The Madrid city derby between Getafe & Rayo Vallecano finished in a 1 - 2 win to Rayo that still looks towards Euro positions. Getafe scored via Rafa in the 48th min, & the two goals from Rayo came from Chori in the 53rd min & Castro with an own goal in the 89th min. 

Spanish Football

The header goal from Roberto Soldado in the 58th min gave Valencia CF the victory over Granada 1 - 0 & three points that puts them 4th on the Liga ladder & with Champions League options after Real Sociedad drew with Real Madrid. Valencia will keep this position if they can win next week their match.

Last matches of Liga next week with Round 38 & as always emotional & nail biting stuff as three teams will drop & get relegated. This is how the bottom of the Spanish League ladder looks after tonight's Round 37 matches:

17. Deportivo - 35 points
18. Celta de Vigo - 34 points
19. Zaragoza - 34 points
20. Real Mallorca - 33 points

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