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Spanish Primera BBVA

Estadio Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan (ATT 38,000) 5th December 2011 - Kick off 20:00 Ref: Ignacio Iglesias Villanueva

Sevilla Sevilla vs Getafe Getafe

Sevilla 3

F Fazio (33)
M del Moral (50)
F Kanoute (90+2)

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Getafe 0

Kanoute seals Sevilla triumph

Sevilla continue revival with second successive win

Last Updated: 05/12/11 10:45pm

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Frederic Kanoute: Scored in stoppage time to seal Sevilla's victory

Frederic Kanoute: Scored in stoppage time to seal Sevilla's victory

Frederic Kanoute scored a last-gasp strike to wrap up a commanding 3-0 victory for Sevilla over Getafe on Monday night.

The Primera Liga triumph marked a second on the bounce for Marcelino Garcia Toral's men following a run of five games without a win, and was enough to move them above Malaga into fifth place in the standings.

Federico Fazio and Manu Del Moral had already put them in control before Kanoute's late flourish.

Getafe had the first chance through Nicolas Miku, whose shot was blocked in the box, but the hosts responded with Jesus Navas firing just wide and Alvaro Negredo also coming close.

Sevilla took the lead in the 32nd minute when Fazio headed home an Ivan Rakitic corner, although Getafe were unlucky not to level just before the break when Miguel Michel missed the target.

Extended

The hosts extended their lead four minutes into the second half when substitute Manu lashed home a shot from 20 yards into the top corner of the net to put them within sight of the three points.

Negredo and Kanoute both forced saves out of Getafe goalkeeper Miguel Moya while the visitors also continued to press and substitute Juan Rodriguez fired straight at home keeper Javi Varas.

Kanoute proved a constant danger in the dying minutes and finally got on the scoresheet in injury time when he reacted to sweep the ball home after a pass in the box from Rakitic.

The defeat brought Getafe back to earth after their stunning 1-0 home win over Barcelona at the end of last month, and left them perched in 16th position - just one point above the drop zone.

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Spanish Primera BBVA

Spanish Primera BBVA
Pos Team P Pts
1 Atletico Madrid 38 90
2 Barcelona 38 87
3 Real Madrid 38 87
4 Athletic Bilbao 38 70
5 Sevilla 38 63
6 Villarreal 38 59
7 Real Sociedad 38 59
8 Valencia 38 49
9 Celta Vigo 38 49
10 Levante 38 48
11 Malaga 38 45
12 Rayo Vallecano 38 43
13 Getafe 38 42
14 Espanyol 38 42
15 Granada 38 41
16 Elche 38 40
17 Almeria 38 40
18 Osasuna 38 39
19 Real Valladolid 38 36
20 Real Betis 38 25

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