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Sociedad pip Valencia to fourth spot

Published: Saturday 1 June 2013, 23.00CET
Real Sociedad de Fútbol edged out RC Deportivo La Coruña 1-0 to leapfrog Valencia CF – stung 4-3 by Sevilla FC – into the fourth and final UEFA Champions League spot.

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Published: Saturday 1 June 2013, 23.00CET

Sociedad pip Valencia to fourth spot

Real Sociedad de Fútbol edged out RC Deportivo La Coruña 1-0 to leapfrog Valencia CF – stung 4-3 by Sevilla FC – into the fourth and final UEFA Champions League spot.

Real Sociedad de Fútbol overcame RC Deportivo La Coruña 1-0 to send their opponents down and seal a place in next season's UEFA Champions League play-offs at the expense of Valencia CF. 

Philippe Montanier's team began the day a point behind fourth-placed Valencia and secured the win they required to overhaul their UEFA Champions League chasing rivals courtesy of Antoine Griezmann's 22nd-minute effort. Los Che, meanwhile, were stung by four goals from Sevilla FC striker Álvaro Negredo in a chastening 4-3 reverse.

Defeat for Deportivo meant they lost their top-flight status alongside Real Zaragoza, who succumbed 3-1 at home to Club Atlético de Madrid. RC Celta de Vigo survived the drop thanks to a slender 1-0 success against RCD Espanyol that condemned RCD Mallorca to relegation despite their 4-2 victory over Real Valladolid CF.

Elsewhere, José Mourinho signed off as Real Madrid CF coach in swashbuckling style. CA Osasuna fought back from two goals down in the capital before Karim Benzema and José Callejón hit back to ensure Madrid's undefeated home streak lasted the season. It was not such a memorable send-off for Málaga CF boss Manuel Pellegrini, though, as his side went down 4-1 at FC Barcelona.

As for Levante UD, they drew 1-1 with Real Betis Balompié, while Granada CF consigned Getafe CF to a 2-0 defeat. The match between Rayo Vallecano de Madrid and Athletic Club ended in a 2-2 stalemate.

Last updated: 04/12/13 4.43CET

Results

Spanish Liga 2012/13

Matches
HomeAway
Last updated: 11/07/2013 21:10 CET

01/06/2013

CeltaCelta1-0EspanyolEspanyol

Nacho Insa 15

Venue: Pontevedra

01/06/2013

SevillaSevilla4-3ValenciaValencia

Negredo 40, 44 (P), 57, 61

Éver Banega 12, Soldado 56, 88

Venue: Sevilla

01/06/2013

ZaragozaZaragoza1-3AtléticoAtlético

Hélder Postiga 89

Arda Turan 84, Diego Costa 90, 90+1

Venue: Zaragoza

01/06/2013

LevanteLevante1-1BetisBetis

Ríos 51

Molina 67

Venue: Valencia

01/06/2013

DeportivoDeportivo0-1Real SociedadReal Sociedad

Griezmann 22

Venue: La Coruna

01/06/2013

MallorcaMallorca4-2ValladolidValladolid

Alfaro 17, Martí 43, Dos Santos 58, Márquez 68

Alberto Bueno 30, Omar Ramos 72

Venue: Palma de Mallorca

01/06/2013

Rayo VallecanoRayo Vallecano2-2AthleticAthletic

Vázquez 19, Piti 55

Susaeta 31, Aurtenetxe 48

Venue: Madrid

01/06/2013

GranadaGranada2-0GetafeGetafe

Nolito 29, El Arabi 63

Venue: Granada

01/06/2013

BarcelonaBarcelona4-1MálagaMálaga

Villa 3, Fàbregas 14, Montoya 16, Iniesta 52

Morales 56

Venue: Barcelona

01/06/2013

Real MadridReal Madrid4-2OsasunaOsasuna

Higuaín 35, Essien 38, Benzema 69, José Callejón 87

Torres 52, Cejudo 63

Venue: Madrid

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