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Racing leave Valencia standing

Published: Sunday 25 November 2007, 22.23CET
Valencia CF lost ground in the Primera División as they were beaten by a Real Racing Club Santander side who moved to within a point of their opponents.

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Published: Sunday 25 November 2007, 22.23CET

Racing leave Valencia standing

Valencia CF lost ground in the Primera División as they were beaten by a Real Racing Club Santander side who moved to within a point of their opponents.

Valencia CF lost ground at the top of the Primera División as they fell to defeat at Real Racing Club Santander, who moved to within a point of their opponents and five behind another of Sunday's winners, Villarreal CF.

Valencia beaten
In a game devoid of goalmouth action, the only goal of the game in Santander came in the 70th minute courtesy of a long-range strike by former Valencia player Jorge López that goalkeeper Santiago Cañizares failed to deal with. The home side remain seventh in the standings, but closed on fifth-place Valencia, whose mood will contrast with local rivals Villarreal whose draw against UD Almería lifted them above FC Barcelona. Nihat Kahveci had put the hosts on course for a fourth consecutive league win that would have taken them top until Alvaro Negredo's equaliser eight minutes after the interval.

Seven-goal thrillers
Club Atlético de Madrid and Levante UD were both involved in thrilling 4-3 victories. Atlético twice came from behind against Real Valladolid CF before finally prevailing following an own goal from Pedro López in added time. Meanwhile, Levante picked up only their second win of the campaign when they fought back from 2-0 down to beat fellow strugglers Real Betis Balmopié, closing the gap to four points on their nearest rivals. RCD Espanyol jumped up to fourth in the table, a point above Valencia, thanks to a 2-1 victory at CA Osasuna, while RC Deportivo La Coruña staged a fightback to aid their relegation struggle, overturning a two-goal deficit to draw at Athletic Club Bilbao. In the late game, Getafe CF were unable to get a fourth consecutive league win despite taking the lead against Real Zaragoza as Andrés D'Alessandro's late goal cancelled out Sousa's effort.

Last updated: 26/11/07 11.07CET

Results

Spanish Liga 2007/08

Matches
HomeAway
Last updated: 21/06/2013 01:47 CET

25/11/2012

LevanteLevante0-4BarcelonaBarcelona

Messi 47, 52, Iniesta 57, Fàbregas 63

Venue: Valencia

25/11/2012

AtléticoAtlético4-0SevillaSevilla

Falcao 22 (P), Spahić 40 (o.g.), Koke 44, Miranda 90+2

Venue: Madrid

25/11/2012

AthleticAthletic1-1DeportivoDeportivo

De Marcos 23

Aguilar 52

Venue: Bilbao

25/11/2012

EspanyolEspanyol0-2GetafeGetafe

Pedro León 17, Man�� 90

Venue: Barcelona

24/11/2012

BetisBetis1-0Real MadridReal Madrid

Beñat 17

Venue: Sevilla

24/11/2012

MálagaMálaga4-0ValenciaValencia

Portillo 8, Saviola 74, Santa Cruz 81, Isco 90+2

Venue: Malaga

24/11/2012

ValladolidValladolid1-0GranadaGranada

Manucho 63

Venue: Valladolid

24/11/2012

Rayo VallecanoRayo Vallecano2-0MallorcaMallorca

Carrilho Baptistao 87, Delibašić 90

Venue: Madrid

23/11/2012

Real SociedadReal Sociedad0-0OsasunaOsasuna

Venue: San Sebastian

Standings

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