Alavés, led by Julio Velázquez, coach who coached Marítimo, V. Setúbal and Belenenses SAD in Portugal, continues to dream of staying, after winning this Wednesday at home against Espanyol, by 2-1, in a game of the 36th day. and penultimate round of the Spanish League.
To achieve the hold, the Vitoria team entered the field forced to win and quickly opened the scoring, through De la Fuente, in the 7th minute. But there was a setback…
Foul committed on Raul de Tomás in the area, penalty awarded and the former Benfica striker restored equality by scoring his 16th goal in the competition.
Alavés scored again immediately, but the offer would be canceled due to a foul on the Barcelona keeper. But in the second half, with Espanyol down to 10 players, Escalante even scored the goal that would give Alavés the win.
Who took an important step towards retention was Getafe, who went to Pamplona to draw 1-1 against Osasuna (1-1). Florentino (midfielder on loan from Benfica) started for the Madrid away team after being substituted in the 71st minute.
Round 36 results:
Valencia – Betis 0 – 3
Granada – Athletic Bilbao 1 – 0
Barcelona – Celta Vigo 3 – 1
Health – Getafe 1 – 1
Alaves – Spanish 2 – 1
Seville – Mallorca
Elche – Atletico Madrid
Royal Society – Cadiz
Real Madrid – Relaunch