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Spanish Primera BBVA

Balaidos (ATT 21,000) 5th October 2012 - Kick off 20:30 Ref: Jesus Gil Manzano

Celta Vigo Celta Vigo vs Sevilla Sevilla

Celta Vigo 2

I Aspas (pen 60)
Q de Lucas (85)

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Celta Vigo beat Sevilla

Last Updated: 05/10/12 11:07pm

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Enrique de Lucas celebrates his goal

Enrique de Lucas celebrates his goal

Sevilla missed the chance to claim a share of third place in the Primera Division as they were beaten 2-0 by Celta Vigo in Galicia.

Iago Aspas' penalty on the hour and Enrique de Lucas' 85th-minute clincher did the job at Balaidos.

Paco Herrera's side move into the top half as a result of the win, and few could take issue with their performance as they dominated throughout.

The goals of Alvaro Negredo have been crucial to Sevilla's start to the season, and Celta did well to keep him away from the action for most of the night.

He did serve early warning with a sixth-minute riser, but Celta came into the game after that and Gustavo Cabral should have done better with a close-range header.

Baba Diawara and Park Chu-young then traded efforts, with Park drawing a save out of Sevilla goalkeeper Andres Palop, before Alex Gomez whistled a 25-yarder just wide of his goal.

The same player then had an effort blocked by Alberto Botia, and the home side's pressure continued after the break as Aspa worked Palop from outside the area.

Their dominance paid off on the hour, too, as Aspas put them ahead from 12 yards after Hedwiges Maduro handled the same player's edge-of-the-box free-kick.

Sevilla realised a response was necessary and Jose Antonio Reyes took aim from 30 yards, while Negredo did the same to no effect.

Manu then forced Sergio Alvarez into his first save of the night with a header and, having rode the storm, Celta killed their opponents off as De Lucas broke on to Augusto Fernandez's pass to finish things off from just inside the area.

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Spanish Primera BBVA

Spanish Primera BBVA
Pos Team P Pts
1 Real Madrid 15 39
2 Barcelona 16 38
3 Atletico Madrid 15 32
4 Valencia 16 31
5 Sevilla 15 30
6 Villarreal 15 27
7 Malaga 15 27
8 Celta Vigo 16 20
9 Eibar 16 20
10 Espanyol 16 20
11 Athletic Bilbao 15 19
12 Rayo Vallecano 16 17
13 Getafe 15 16
14 Real Sociedad 16 15
15 Levante 16 15
16 Almeria 16 13
17 Deportivo La Coruna 15 13
18 Granada 15 12
19 Cordoba 16 11
20 Elche 15 10