05 Dec 2021: Rayo Vallecano beat Espanyol 1-0 at Vallecas in La Liga on Sunday afternoon. The decisive moment came six minutes short of the hour mark – Leandro Cabrera scored an own goal. Fran Merida saw red for Espanyol deep in injury time at the end of the game.
On the other hand, Elche have picked up a crucial win in their early season La Liga relegation battle as they edged out a 3-1 victory over rivals Cadiz.
In another match Celta Vigo were defeated by Valencia at their own backyard despite Iago Aspas’s strike in the 11th minute. Hugo Duro (19′) and Maxi Gomez (53′) struck to provide Valencia a much needed victory. The match between Levante and Osasuna resulted in a stalemate.
=Elche – 3 : Cadiz – 1
=Valencia – 2 : Celta Vigo – 1
=Rayo Vallecano – 1 : Espanyol – 0
=Levante – 0 : Osasuna – 0
=Getafe – 0 : Athletic Club – 0