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Spanish Primera BBVA

Balaidos (ATT 18,000) 30th November 2013 - Kick off 17:00 Ref: M Ayza Gamez

Celta Vigo Celta Vigo vs Almeria Almeria

Celta Vigo 3

F Orellana (26)
B Oubina (49)
Charles (59)

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Almeria 1

Suso (10)

Celta Vigo sink Almeria

Last Updated: 30/11/13 8:38pm

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Fabian Orellana: Scored the equalising goal

Fabian Orellana: Scored the equalising goal

Celta Vigo came from behind to claim a vital 3-1 win over fellow strugglers Almeria to climb away from the foot of the Primera Division table.

Suso scored the opening goal for visitors Almeria in the 10th minute as they went in search of their fourth league win of the season.

However, Fabian Orellana levelled for Celta before second-half scores for Borja Oubina and Charles sealed a win which boosts them clear of the bottom three.

Celta had lost their last two games against Real Sociedad and Rayo Vallecano, while Almeria's winning streak was halted by a 5-0 thrashing from Real Madrid last time out.

But it looked as if they had put the memories of Cristiano Ronaldo and co behind them when Suso put them ahead early in the match.

The midfielder fired in from 20 yards to stun the home side.

Celta regrouped, and Charles headed over the bar in the 16th minute before he missed from close range with another header soon after.

Orellana levelled for the home side in the 26th minute with a 20-yard strike as the sides went into half-time locked at 1-1.

Celta then went close early when Alex Lopez missed the left post before Charles saw his strike blocked by Almeria keeper Esteban.

And Oubina did put Celta ahead three minutes into the second half when he finished off Jon Aurtenetxe's header from close range.

Almeria midfielder Alex Vidal flashed an effort over the bar before Charles put the game out of the visitors' reach with his 59th-minute score.

The Brazilian got onto the end of Hugo Mallo's cross from the right to finish off from six yards and wrap up an important win.

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Spanish Primera BBVA

Spanish Primera BBVA
Pos Team P Pts
1 Atletico Madrid 33 82
2 Real Madrid 33 79
3 Barcelona 33 78
4 Athletic Bilbao 33 62
5 Sevilla 33 56
6 Villarreal 33 52
7 Real Sociedad 33 51
8 Valencia 33 44
9 Espanyol 33 41
10 Levante 33 40
11 Malaga 33 38
12 Celta Vigo 33 37
13 Granada 33 37
14 Rayo Vallecano 33 37
15 Elche 33 35
16 Osasuna 33 34
17 Real Valladolid 33 32
18 Getafe 33 31
19 Almeria 33 30
20 Real Betis 33 22