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Spanish Primera BBVA

Reyno de Navarra (ATT 12,000) 4th November 2012 - Kick off 16:50 Ref: Pedro Jesus Perez Montero

Osasuna Osasuna vs Real Valladolid Valladolid

Osasuna 0

Ruben (S/O 76)


Valladolid 1

P Ebert (83)

Osasuna rooted to the bottom

Last Updated: 04/11/12 7:47pm

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Valladolid: 1-0 winners at Osasuna

Valladolid: 1-0 winners at Osasuna

Ten-man Osasuna remained rooted to the foot of the Primera Division table after Patrick Ebert's late goal handed Valladolid a 1-0 victory at El Sadar.

Kike Sola had wasted a guilt-edged chance to put the hosts ahead with 18 minutes remaining but the game swung in the visitors' favour three minutes later when Ruben Gonzalez was sent off after collecting a second yellow card.

And Valladolid took full advantage as a rapid counter-attack from an Osasuna corner saw Ebert go through on goal and he took his time before chipping the ball beautifully over Andres Fernandez for his second goal in two games.

The German had scored a screamer against Real Sociedad on Monday and he was first to try his luck early on but this time Andres managed to gather at the second attempt.

Osasuna then went onto to enjoy the majority of possession in the first-half but they did not seriously threaten the visitors' goal until after the break when Alvaro Cejudo fired a shot from the edge of the area just wide.

Sola then had his big chance as he weaved a way through several Valladolid defenders on the left side of the area but skewed his shot high and wide when faced with only Dani Gimenez to beat.

Three minutes later the task became even harder for Los Rojillos as Ruben was shown a second yellow card for a very soft foul on Ebert and that was to prove crucial as, with a man less, the hosts were twice opened up on the counter attack.

Ebert failed to beat Andres with his first chance after being played in by Oscar with 10 minutes remaining.

But he made amends moments later as after Dani had produced his only serious save of the day to turn Sola's header over.

From the resulting corner, Valladolid broke and Omar Ramos slipped in Ebert, whose delightful chip sealed victory for the visitors.

Defeat, allied to wins earlier in the day for Espanyol and Deportivo la Coruna, leave Osasuna four points from safety, while Valladolid continue their impressive start to life back in the Primera Division as they move up into seventh.

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Spanish Primera BBVA

Spanish Primera BBVA
Pos Team P Pts
1 Barcelona 28 68
2 Real Madrid 28 64
3 Valencia 28 60
4 Atletico Madrid 28 59
5 Sevilla 28 55
6 Villarreal 28 49
7 Malaga 28 44
8 Athletic Bilbao 28 39
9 Real Sociedad 28 36
10 Celta Vigo 28 35
11 Rayo Vallecano 28 35
12 Espanyol 28 34
13 Getafe 28 29
14 Eibar 28 28
15 Elche 28 27
16 Deportivo La Coruna 28 26
17 Almeria 28 25
18 Levante 28 25
19 Granada 28 23
20 Cordoba 28 18