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Spanish Primera BBVA

El Sadar (ATT 15,000) 9th February 2014 - Kick off 11:00 Ref: C Muniz Fernandez

Osasuna Osasuna vs Getafe Getafe

Osasuna 2

O Riera (7)
R Torres (88)

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Getafe 0

Osasuna ease clear of trouble

Last Updated: 09/02/14 1:58pm

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Oriol Riera: Set Osasuna on their way to victory

Oriol Riera: Set Osasuna on their way to victory

Osasuna moved further away from the Primera Division relegation zone as they claimed a 2-0 over Getafe on Sunday afternoon.

Oriol Riera fired them ahead early on but it was backs to the wall stuff for most of the first-half as struggling Getafe dominated proceedings.

Osasuna improved in the second half and eventually got a second goal through Roberto Torres as the home side moved five points clear of the drop and extended Getafe's winless league run to eight games.

Getafe had the chance to take the lead in the first minute when Jordan Loties brought down Ciprian Marica in a dangerous position.

Pedro Leon's free-kick was only parried away by Andres Fernandez but Roberto Lago could not head home the rebound.

The visitors were made to pay for that miss in the seventh minute as Riera put Osasuna ahead in impressive fashion.

The striker latched onto Francisco Silva's pass and lobbed Miguel Moya from 18 yards.

Angel Lafita then brought a smart save from Fernandez as Getafe battled to get back in it and the keeper was called into action again shortly after from a Lago set-piece.

The visitors were beginning to dominate and Diego Castro was the next to test Fernandez before Lafita headed wide just after the half hour.

Miguel de las Cuevas forced a smart save from Moya just before the break but Osasuna were lucky to go in with their lead intact.

Alvaro Cejudo nearly doubled their lead just after the break as he shot over the bar and Torres was next to try his luck as made Moya work with a long-range effort.

The second half had seen the game turned on its head as Osasuna continued to press and Loties saw a good chance saved before they eventually got their second two minutes from time.

Alejandro Arribas found Torres on the edge of the penalty area and the midfielder hit a low crisp drive into the bottom corner to seal the points.

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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