Granada hosted Villarreal & were convincingly defeated by the visitors 1 - 3. Villarreal have organized a competent group of talented & experienced players & look very good at this early stage of the competition. The goals for Villarreal came through Trigueros (48th min), Bakambu (50th min) & Samuel Garcia (90th min). The only goal for Granada came through Fran Rico in the 73rd min.
Athletic Club Bilbao got back to winning ways at the cost of Madrid Club Getafe. The Basque team won 3 - 1 with forward Aduriz in fine form scoring two goals (5th & 82nd min) , along with newly signed Raul Garcia (from At.Madrid) who scored on his debut (23rd min). For Getafe Velazquez managed their only goal in the 69th min.
Entertaining match between Celta de Vigo & Las Palmas de Gran Canaria with a final result being shared with a 3 - 3 draw. Celta was given a run for their money by a spirited Las Palmas which managed a terrific comeback. Goalscorers:
- Orellano 13th min, 1 - 0
- Wass 17th min, 2 - 0
- Araujo 23rd min, 2 - 1
- Nolito 48th min, 3 - 1
- Hernandez (own goal) 61st min, 3 - 2
- Simon 73rd min , 3 - 3
MONDAY NIGHT ROUND 3 GAME:
Rayo Vallecano - Deportivo A Coruña