Vil­lar­real’s un­beaten record ends at Eibar

Malta Independent - - SPORT -

Com­pla­cency cost Vil­lar­real its un­beaten record in the Span­ish league yes­ter­day after it con­ceded two late goals to lose 2-1 at Eibar.

Bruno Soriano gave Vil­lar­real the 41st-minute lead when he con­verted a penalty fol­low­ing a foul on Ni­cola San­sone com­mit­ted by Flo­rian Le­je­une in the area.

Eibar de­fender Ivan Ramis con­trolled a pass by Le­je­une with his chest be­fore fir­ing it past goal­keeper Ser­gio Asenjo to make it 1-1 in the 80th.

Pe­dro Leon then fin­ished off a coun­ter­at­tack from a pass by Sergi En­rich to com­plete the come­back with three min­utes left.

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Yes­ter­day Eibar-Vil­lar­real ................................. 2-1 Ath Bil­bao-Os­asuna ......................... 1-1 Betis-Es­panyol ................................. 0-1 Las Pal­mas-Celta Vigo ...................... 3-3

Stand­ings

Real Madrid 10 Barcelona 10 Atl. Madrid 10 Sevilla 10 Vil­lar­real 10 Real So­ciedad 10 Ath Bil­bao 10 Eibar 10 Celta Vigo 10 Las Pal­mas 10 Malaga 10 Es­panyol 10 Betis 10 Alaves 10 Le­ganes 10 Va­len­cia 9 Gi­jon 10 Dep. La Coruna 9 Os­asuna 10 Granada CF 10 7 7 6 6 5 5 5 4 4 3 3 2 3 2 3 3 2 2 1 0 3 1 3 3 4 1 1 3 2 4 3 5 2 4 1 0 3 2 4 3 0 28 10 24 2 30 12 22 1 25 6 21 1 18 13 21 1 17 7 19 4 16 12 16 4 15 13 16 3 16 14 15 4 16 20 14 3 20 18 13 4 14 14 12 3 13 17 11 5 11 20 11 4 10 15 10 6 919 10 6 13 18 9 5 8 19 9 5 6 14 8 5 12 20 7 7 8 24 3

The 27-year-old Bale has helped Madrid win two Cham­pi­ons League ti­tles and one Copa del Rey since his then­record break­ing trans­fer from Tot­ten­ham in 2013.

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