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Ten-man Valencia deny Sevilla opening-day win

Published: Saturday 23 August 2014, 23.08CET
UEFA Europa League holders Sevilla FC drew 1-1 against the side they eliminated in last season's semi-finals, Valencia CF, with Málaga CF and Granada CF recording first-day wins.

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Published: Saturday 23 August 2014, 23.08CET

Ten-man Valencia deny Sevilla opening-day win

UEFA Europa League holders Sevilla FC drew 1-1 against the side they eliminated in last season's semi-finals, Valencia CF, with Málaga CF and Granada CF recording first-day wins.

Main headlines
• UEFA Champions League play-off contenders Athletic Club lose 1-0 to Málaga, who have Duda (88) and Antunes (90+2) dismissed.
• Athletic keeper Gorka Iraizoz has a header disallowed late on, Liverpool FC loanee Luis Alberto having earlier scored the first goal of the Liga season on the rebound after his penalty was saved.
• Valencia's Rodrigo de Paul is sent off (67) a minute after coming on but the visitors still manage an equaliser through debutant Lucas Orban.
• Sevilla No1 Beto is carried off with a hamstring injury in the first half.

Liga wrap
• Trailing at the break, Granada CF score twice in the second period to defeat promoted RC Deportivo La Coruña 2-1.
•  Sergio García's last-gasp effort secures a point for ten-man RCD Espanyol at UD Almería.

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Results

Spanish Liga 2014/15

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Last updated: 24/08/2014 01:02 CET

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AlmeríaAlmería1-1EspanyolEspanyol

Soriano 52

Sergio García 90+4

Venue: Almeria

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GranadaGranada2-1DeportivoDeportivo

Rochina 55, Babin 77

Ivan Cavaleiro 20

Venue: Granada

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SevillaSevilla1-1ValenciaValencia

Vidal Parreu 44

Orban 88

Venue: Sevilla

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MálagaMálaga1-0AthleticAthletic

Luis Alberto 35

Venue: Malaga

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