Real Madrid were held to a
scoreless draw by Betis but Valencia lost to Santander and failed to take
Real Madrid - Real Betis 0-0
Spectators at Santiago Bernabeu stadium watched as Madrid had difficulties
finding the opposing goal. The goalless draw has as result that the gap with
leaders Barcelona grows to eleven points with ten games left.
Racing de Santander - Valencia 2-1
Valencia visited Racing and conceded an opening goal from Abella Damia in the
17th minute. Ayoze added a second in the 67th minute, which was enough for the
hosts to take the victory. Striker David Villa got one goal back for Valencia in
the 74th minute.
Espanyol - Osasuna 2-4
Osasuna defeated Espanyol and now share the third place with Valencia. Raul
Tamudo opened the score for the home side in the 19th minute, but David Lopez
levelled six minutes later. Espanyol stood no chance as Pierre Webo and Savo
Milosevic scored in the 37th and 39th minutes respectively.
Luis Garcia scored back for Espanyol in the 66th minute but Iñaki Muñoz restored
the deficit, 2-4 in the 80th minute.
Sevilla - Mallorca 1-1
Javier Saviola put Sevilla in the lead when 36 minutes had been played, but
Mallorca managed to secure a point thanks to Yoshito Okubo's goal in the 70th
Celta de Vigo - Athletic de Bilbao 0-1
Athletic needed only one goal, from Aritz Aduriz in the seventh minute, to beat
Celta de Vigo in Galicia. The Basques did have Unai Exposito sent off with a
second yellow card in the 87th minute.
Malaga - Zaragoza 0-1
For a long time, the match between Malaga and Zaragoza seemed to be heading for
a scoreless draw as result, but the visiting side eventually broke the deadlock
through Ewerthon in stoppage time.
Cadiz - Alaves 0-0
Cadiz and Alaves did not help each other with a goalless draw in Andalucia.
Cadiz are 19th with 26 points, while Alaves are 17th with only one point more.