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2019-2020 LaLiga
  • Manu Trigueros (90'+2')

Trigueros nets injury-time winner as Villarreal sink Celta Vigo

Villarreal midfielder Manu Trigueros scored a late winner to give his side a 1-0 La Liga away victory at relegation-threatened Celta Vigo in an otherwise lacklustre contest on Saturday.

Both teams struggled to hit top gear at the Balaidos stadium following the long break due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, but Trigueros' 91st minute strike sealed all three points and heaped more pressure on 17th-placed Celta.

Villarreal's Vicente Iborra had gone close to giving them the lead in the first half, but his powerful shot from close range was saved by Celta goalkeeper Ruben Blanco in the 17th minute.

Villarreal climbed to eighth place with 41 points from 28 matches while Celta have 26 points and are in danger of slipping into the bottom three.

Spanish Primera División Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Atletico Madrid 23 +29 55
2 Real Madrid 24 +23 52
3 Barcelona 24 +31 50
4 Sevilla FC 23 +18 48
5 Real Sociedad 24 +21 41
6 Villarreal 24 +8 37
7 Real Betis 24 -6 36
8 Levante 24 +1 31
9 Granada 24 -12 30
10 Athletic Bilbao 23 +6 29
11 Celta Vigo 24 -7 29
12 Valencia 24 -2 27
13 Osasuna 24 -11 25
14 Cádiz 24 -19 25
15 Getafe 24 -13 24
16 Alavés 24 -18 22
17 Eibar 24 -8 21
18 Real Valladolid 24 -13 21
19 Elche 23 -14 21
20 Huesca 24 -14 19