La Liga results  – Atletico go fourth; sevilla keep pace with top two

​Villarreal 1 – 1 Malaga

Leganes 0 – 2 Sporting  Gijon

Las Palmas 0 – 1 Sevilla

Atletico Madrid 3 – 2 Celta Vigo

  • Las Palmas 0 – 1 Sevilla

Sevilla kept pace with the front-runners after nicking a 1-0 win at Las Palmas. 
Joaquin Correa Correa struck 10 minutes from time as they became the first side to win in the Canary Islands this season.

Jesé Rodríguez made his first start for Las Palmas on Sunday, but again failed to shine for Los Amarillos – particularly in front of goal.

  • Atletico Madrid 3 – 2 Celta Vigo

Atletico Madrid reclaimed fourth spot in La Liga with a dramatic late 3-2 win over Celta Vigo on Sunday night.

Having fallen behind to an early Gustavo Cabral goal, Fernando Torres netted a stunning overhead-kick leveller before rattling the crossbar with a penalty after half an hour.

John Guidetti then put Celta ahead again after 78 minutes, but Yannick Carrasco and Antoine Griezmann struck twice in two minutes late on to seal the victory.

  • ​Villarreal 1 – 1 Malaga

Villarreal fought back for a point against Malaga in a 1-1 draw at home as Bruno Soriano’s penalty after the break cancelled out an early Charles opener. 
The Yellow Submarine are six points off the top four, however, after Atletico’s late win.

  • Leganes 0 – 2 Sporting  Gijon

Sporting Gijon gave their survival hopes a boost with a win 2-0 at fellow strugglers Leganes. 
Sporting stay 18th in the table, but are now just two points off their relegation rivals.


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