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Seville maintains persecution in Spanish soccer League

Rafa Mir scored the only goal of the match at the Sánchez Pizjuán stadium, when in the 22nd minute he finished off a ball served by Argen


Rafa Mir scored the only goal of the match at the Sánchez Pizjuán stadium, when in the 22nd minute he finished off a ball served by Argentine Lucas Ocampos.

The Sevillian club follows five points behind the merengues, champions of the championship and winners on Saturday 4-1 from Valencia, in addition the Andalusian team has one less game played.

In another challenge on Sunday, Atlético de Madrid, fourth in the table and defending the title, drew 2-2 against Villarreal (eighth) and fell behind 16 points from Real Madrid and 11 from Sevilla.

Argentine coach Diego Simeone’s squad was at least able to return to the Champions League zone, after provisionally giving up fourth place to Real Sociedad, which beat Celta 1-0 on Saturday.

Argentine Ángel Correa opened the scoring for the mattress team at the Cerámica stadium with a goal from the center of the field at minute 10.

Pau Torres (29) and Alberto Moreno (54) rallied for the “Yellow Submarine”, but Frenchman Geoffrey Kondogbia (67) made it 2-2 when he hit a ball repelled by Slovenian goalkeeper Jan Oblak after a Correa shot .

In the first game on Sunday, Rayo Vallecano (seventh in the championship) and (third) equaled one.

Sergio Canales (45 + 2) put the Betis ahead on the brink of halftime and the Madrid team equalized in 70 with a target from Iván Balliu.

In Pamplona, ​​Osasuna (12 of the tournament) beat Cádiz (19) 2-0, which is still second to last, in relegation places. The goals of the Navarrese team corresponded to the Croatian Ante Budimir (minute 38) and Enrique “Kike” Barja (48).

Results of matchday 20:

Saturday:

-Levante – Mallorca 2-0.

-Real Sociedad – Celta de Vigo 1-0.

-Granada – Barcelona 1-1.

-Real Madrid – Valencia 4-1.

Sunday:

-Rayo Vallecano – Betis 1-1.

- – Getafe 1-0.

-Osasuna – Cádiz 2-0.

-Alavés – Athletic de Bilbao 0-0.

-Villarreal – Atlético de Madrid 2-2.

Monday:

-Espanyol – Elche.

Positions table:

Team PJ PG PE PP GF GC Pts.

1-Real Madrid 21 15 4 2 45 18 49.

2-Seville 20 13 5 2 31 13 44.

3-Betis 20 10 4 6 33 24 34.

4-Atlético de Madrid 20 9 6 5 33 24 33.

5-Real Sociedad 20 9 6 5 22 21 33.

6-Barcelona 20 8 8 4 31 23 32.

7-Rayo Vallecano 20 9 4 7 27 21 31.

8-Villarreal 20 7 8 5 33 22 29.

9-Athletic de Bilbao 21 6 10 5 20 17 28.

10-Valencia 20 7 7 6 32 32 28.

11-Espanyol 19 7 5 7 22 22 26.

12-Osasuna 20 6 7 7 20 25 25.

13-Granada 20 5 9 6 24 27 24.

14-Celta de Vigo 20 6 5 9 22 23 23.

15-Mallorca 20 4 8 8 17 30 20.

16-Getafe 20 4 6 10 13 21 18.

17-Alavés 20 4 5 11 16 30 17.

18-Elche 19 3 7 9 18 27 16.

19-Cádiz 20 2 8 10 15 34 14.

20-Lift 20 1 8 11 21 41 11.

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