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2019-2020 LaLiga
  • Jaime Mata (20' PEN, 83')
  • Adnan Januzaj (55')

Getafe finally get a win to boost Champions League hopes

Getafe kick-started their bid to finish in the top four in La Liga and qualify for the Champions League by beating Real Sociedad 2-1 at home on Monday thanks to two goals from striker Jaime Mata to earn their first victory since March.

Mata opened the scoring from the penalty spot in the 20th minute and restored their lead in the 83rd after Adnan Januzaj had levelled in the second half for Sociedad, who are also bidding to qualify for Europe's elite competition.

The victory took Getafe into fifth place in the standings on 52 points, two behind Sevilla who occupy the final Champions League qualifying spot in fourth.

Sociedad, meanwhile, slumped to a fourth successive defeat and were left seventh in the table on 47.

Spanish Primera División Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Real Madrid 35 +43 80
2 Barcelona 36 +44 79
3 Atletico Madrid 36 +22 66
4 Sevilla FC 35 +17 63
5 Villarreal 35 +12 57
6 Getafe 35 +9 53
7 Real Sociedad 35 +7 51
8 Valencia 35 -6 50
9 Granada 35 +3 50
10 Athletic Bilbao 35 +8 48
11 Osasuna 36 -9 48
12 Levante 35 -7 43
13 Real Betis 36 -9 41
14 Real Valladolid 36 -11 39
15 Eibar 35 -17 36
16 Celta Vigo 36 -11 36
17 Alavés 35 -21 35
18 Mallorca 35 -22 32
19 Leganes 35 -24 29
20 Espanyol 35 -28 24