Madrid Club Rayo Vallecano hosted inform Celta de Vigo & managed a well earned victory 1 - 0. The winning goal came in the 20th min from Bueno to which the game thereafter saw more goal opportunities to both sides. Celta hit the "wood-work" twice: Dehli & Cabral, which Rayo focused to managed & clutched onto their earlier goal.
Levante hosted neighbours Valencia CF in the big regional derby match. The final result was a 2 - 1 surprise victory by the home team, their third this season, over a higher classification placed Valencia.
Typical "derby game" with high voltage intensity & passion, where Valencia dominated most of the game & had more opportunities of goal but failed to win. The goals came in the following order:
- Casadesus 58th min, 1 - 0
- Parejo 74th min, 1 - 1
- Morales 76th min, 2 - 1
As the saying goes, "...just can´t get a break" Case with Cordoba which travelled to Elche & saw how a 0 - 2 lead ended finally in a 2 - 2 draw with a marvellous Elche comeback.
Elche was making it "easy" for Cordoba to manage a win. Elche missed a penalty in the 5th min & hit the bar later in the 42nd min. Cordoba went ahead first in the 12th min through Fidel & later went further ahead with a second goal through Fede in the 61st min. But they let slip the victory when Elche was rewarded another penalty which Lomban scored in the 64th min & Jonathas equalized the match for Elche in the 75th min, making up for his missed penalty earlier in the 5th min. Entertaining match.
Villarreal defeated Madrid Club Getafe 2 - 1. The two goals in the first half by Villarreal - Mario in the 39th min & Gerard in the 45th min - was enough to grab the 3 points. Getafe tried all the second half to turn things around but only managed a consolation goal by Lacen in the 61st min.
MONDAY NIGHT ROUND 12 GAME:
Granada - Almeria