Real Madrid, F.C. Barcelona and Atletico do not fail and they maintain their fight for the first position. Sevilla F.C., despite stumbling in Gijon, are still near the top of the standings. Sporting, Osasuna and Sporting are the three teams in the bottom of the board.
C.D. Leganes 0 – Real Sociedad 2
In the Friday game, the Basques obtained the three points at Butarque, after show much better performance than the locals. Willian Jose in the first half and Xabi Prieto in the second half shut the game for Eusebio team and they confirm their good sensations in the competition. In fact, they occupy the sixth position in the table while the Pepineros are just one point over to the relegation zone.
Sporting de Gijon 1 – Sevilla F.C. 1
Creditable draw of Abelardo team against the Andalusians. Sampaoli team took advantage in the score right after the beginning of the contest with a goal of Vietto in the fourth minute. However, Moi Gomez equalized the battle for the asturians, who managed to avoid another against goal. In the second half, Sevilla had some clear chances, but was not the day of the Andalusian strikers. Nervionenses are still in a great position in the board, as they are 4th with 21 points, same than Atletico and just three down the top team Real Madrid. Sporting are one more week in a dangerous situation and right now they would be relegated to the spanish second division.
Deportivo Alaves 1 – Real Madrid 4
Los Blancos won their away match against Pellegrino team in a game that was not as easy as the score says. Deyverson hit first and he gave advantage to the Basques in the seventh minute. Ten minutes later, in a polemic penalty showed by the referee, Cristiano Ronaldo made one of the three goals he would make that evening. Morata did another one to close the score. This triumph keeps Real Madrid one more week on the top of the board while Alaves is only one point over the relegation.
Atletico de Madrid 4 – Malaga C.F. 2
Carrasco with two goals and Gameiro with another two gave the victory to Los Colchoneros over the Juande team. Malaga, which played long part of the second half with one player more that Atletico once Savic saw a red card, were close to tie the match after Camacho and Sandro goals. Nevertheless, the second goal of Carrasco and the red card to Chory Castro kept the match on the Atletico side until the end. The Rojiblancos are now in the third position of La Liga, right behind FC Barcelona. Malaga CF retains their position on the table, but is not far from the lower spots of the standings.
F.C. Barcelona 1 – Granada C.F. 0
An early goal from Rafinha in the second half gave to FC Barcelona the three points at the Camp Nou Stadium in the visit of Granada. The catalans, without three of their main players in the defensive and midfielder line: Pique, Busquets and Iniesta, played a dense match. The tactic of Granada did not help to entertainment, as Lucas Alcaraz team used five players in defensive line and they only shot once during the whole game. FC Barcelona preserves the second position just two points behind Real Madrid. On the other hand, Granada is in the bottom of the table with just three points.
S.D. Eibar 2 – Villarreal 1
The Basques overcame the goal of Bruno Soriano in the first half and finally they beat the castellonenses with the goals of Ramis and Pedro Leon. Mendilibar team were most of the second half behind in the score and they only achieved to change the result in the last ten minutes of the contest. With this accomplishment, Eibar scales to the eight position with fifteen points while Villlarreal is still fifth with nineteen points.
Athletic Bilbao 1 – C.A. Osasuna 1
The Rojillos surprised the San Mames supporters after they score the first goal of the game. However, five minutes later Raul Garcia balanced the situation with a goal after a great pass from Sabin Merino. The Lions tried to defeat CA Osasuna during the second half but they were not successful facing the Navarros goal. This result does not put the Enrique Martin team out of the relegation, but it gives some hope for the next matches. Right now Athletic is out of the european positions with the same points than the sixth qualified.
Real Betis 0 – R.C.D. Espanyol 1
The Periquitos got an important victory over the Verdiblancos in the Benito Villamarin Stadium and they jump out the relegation. Both Diego Reyes and Diego Lopez were they heroes of the evening for Sanchez Flores Team. The Mexican defender because he made the only goal of the game and the goalkeeper because saved his team with an excellent intervention in the last minute of the game. Now both Real Betis and Espanyol have the same amount of points (11)
U.D. Las Palmas 3 – R.C. Celta de Vigo 3
In the craziest match in the 10th round of the spanish football league we could watch six goals, three for each team. The most surprising thing was the way it happened. In just sixteen minutes during the first half, Celta de Vigo made their three goals. When everyone thought that the game was finished, Las Palmas required just another sixteen minutes to equalise the contest. Both Galicians and Canaries are in a comfortable position in the table, 9th and 10th respectively.
Deportivo de la Coruña 1 – Valencia C.F. 1
In the last game of the 10th round, played today Monday, Garitano and Prandelli teams shared points at Riazor Stadium. The locals took advantage in the game after a goal of Emre Colak in the extra time of the first half. However, Rodrigo made a goal for Valencia in the 56th minute of the second half getting a point to his squad. Both Deportivo and Valencia are in a difficult situation in the board, right over the relegation.