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Spanish La Liga – Round Twenty-three

Top Four:
  1. Real Madrid
  2. Barcelona
  3. Sevilla
  4. Atletico Madrid
Bottom Four:
  1.  Leganes
  2.  Sporting Gijon
  3.  Granada
  4.  Osasuna

 

February 17, 2017

Granada                                    4-1                    Real Betis

Mehdi Carcela-Gonzalez 18’                                                         Petros 75’
Adrian Ramos 28’ 64’
Andreas Pereira 33’

 

Granada got their third league victory of the 2016-17 La Liga season by beating Real Betis to get a home victory that might help in their quest to get out of the drop zone. Three first-half unanswered goals for Granada gave them the win.  

 

February 18, 2017

Sporting Gijón                           1-4           Atlético Madrid

Sergio Alvarez 49’                                                          Yannick Ferreira-Carrasco 46’
                                                                                           Kevin Gameiro 80’ 81’ 85’

Real Sporting de Gijon v Club Atletico de Madrid - La Liga : News Photo

Kevin Gameiro scored a hattrick in the final the minutes of regulation time to secure all three points for Atletico Madrid.

 

Real Madrid                               2-0                    Espanyol

Alvaro Morata 33’
Gareth Bale 83’

Real Madrid CF v RCD Espanyol - La Liga : News Photo

Gareth Bale returned from injury to score the insurance goal for Real Madrid to get another league victory.  A goal in each half was how Real Madrid took all three points at home against Espanyol.

 

Deportivo La Coruna                   0-1                  Alavés

                                                                                                            Manu Garcia 68’

Deportivo de La Coruña v Deportivo Alaves - La Liga Santander : News Photo

Deportivo La Coruna remained relegation-threatened after falling at home to Alaves. Manu Garcia’s 68th-minute goal was the difference maker.

 

Sevilla                                      2-0                         Eibar

Pablo Sarabia 30’
Vitollo 90’+1’

Sevilla FC v SD Eibar - La Liga : News Photo

In a close contest, Sevilla kept up with the teams in the top four by grabbing a home victory against Eibar.

 

February 19, 2017

Real Sociedad                              0-1                  Villarreal

                                                                                                           Samuel Castillejo 90’+4’

Real Sociedad de Futbol v Villarreal CF - La Liga : News Photo

It would have been a hat-trick of league victories for Real Sociedad.

A late goal and some great tactical work allowed Villarreal a victory over Real Sociedad and cut the point gap between the two teams down to 2 points in the league standings.

 

Valencia                                       2-0                      Athletic Club

Nani 13’
Simone Zaza 45’+1’

Valencia CF v Athletic Club - La Liga : News Photo

The form sheet would have predicted an Athletic Club victory, but two goals in the first half gave Valencia their first victory in four matches.

 

Celta Vigo                                        3-0                       Osasuna

Pione Sisto 23’
Jozabed 87’
Iago Aspas 89’

 

Osasuna remains at the bottom of the league table after a third consecutive league defeat. Celta Vigo scored two late goals to make their victory a convincing one.

 

Barcelona                               2-1                   Leganes

Lionel Messi 4’ 90’(pen)                                                            Unai Lopez 71’

FC Barcelona v CD Leganes - La Liga : News Photo

It was arguably a victory Barcelona did not deserve.

Lionel Messi scored a late penalty to give Barcelona a victory over recently-promoted Leganes. On the balance of play, Leganes probably deserved more out of this match than what hey got.

 

February 20, 2017

Malaga                            2-1                      Las Palmas

Pablo Fornals 27’                                                                Mauricio Lemos 19’
Charles 35’

Malaga CF v UD Las Palmas - La Liga : News Photo

Despite taking an early lead, Las Palmas couldn’t stop a third consecutive league defeat.

A home victory for Malaga allowed them to cut down the gap between themselves and Las Palmas down to just 2 points.

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