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Getafe 4-1 Alaves: Angel double helps hosts win

Angel scored a double as Getafe beat struggling Alaves 4-1 on Saturday afternoon.

Jose Bordalas saw his Getafe side burst into life and smash struggling Alaves thanks to a superb start which saw them score twice inside the opening ten minutes.

Alaves sacked Bordalas in the summer of 2016, despite winning the second division title and promotion, so the result deemed as nice revenge for the coach.

Alaves, now find themselves in the relegation zone under new coach Gianni De Biasi and in desperate need of a reshuffle.

Markel Bergara gave the home side the lead as early as the fifth minute, turning in the rebound from his own effort.

Three minutes later and veteran striker Jorge Molina struck from the penalty spot, sending the Coliseum Alfonso Perez into raptures.

Angel Rodriguez then added a third and a fourth after the half time interval, before a late consolation came from Christian Santos, who headed in late on.

Levante secured three points against Las Palmas, despite the home side dominating possession.

The home side have struggled this season and continue to do so after losing to Valencia based Levante on Sunday afternoon.

The Estadio de Gran Canaria was full of optimism for three points but Cheick Doukoure’s opener with twenty minutes remaining cancelled out any chance of that.

Las Palmas did dominate proceedings but striker Jonathan Calleri was unfortunate not to get on the score sheet.

As the game ran out of time, Jason bagged a second for the visitors to ensure another sour defeat for the home side, seeing them now rooted to the bottom of the La Liga standings.

Malaga, who did sit bottom, came from behind to beat Deportivo La Coruña in a five-goal thriller at the Estadio La Rosaleda.

Roberto Rosales opened the scoring for the home side, before former Arsenal man Lucas Perez levelled.

Fabian Schar then gave the Galician side the lead shortly after the break, but Gonzalo Castro once again put the home side on level terms.

Michel’s men then rallied towards the end and Swansea City loanee Borja Baston ended a year-long goal drought to seal a massive three points.

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