Valencia beat Sevilla to reclaim fourth spot

Daniel Parejo scored twice as Valencia CF beat Sevilla FC 3-1 to climb ahead of their rivals back into fourth place in Spain, on a day when Málaga CF drew with Athletic Club.

Daniel Parejo savours his second effort for Valencia
Daniel Parejo savours his second effort for Valencia ©AFP/Getty Images

Valencia CF defeat Sevilla FC 3-1 to hurdle their opponents back into fourth spot in Spain.
• Daniel Parejo opens scoring from penalty spot and doubles advantage on 32 minutes.
• Carlos Bacca reduces deficit with a spot kick but has second saved by Diego Alves.
• Javier Fuego gives the hosts breathing space with 56 minutes gone.

• Seventh-placed Málaga CF have to make do with 1-1 draw at Athletic Club.
• Javi Guerra earns the visitors a point with 12 minutes remaining.
RCD Espanyol stroll to 3-0 success against struggling UD Almería.
• Christian Stuani scores either side of half-time before Felipe Caicedo seals win.
• Bottom side Granada CF rescue a 2-2 draw at RC Deportivo La Coruña.
• Roberto Ibáñez scores on 83 minutes from leave Granada within two points of safety.

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