Athletic Bilbao sweep past Sporting 3-0; Almeria & Getafe also post wins

Athletic Bilbao 3 – Sporting Gijon 0 (La Liga, February 5, 2011) David Lopez (penalty), Toquero and Fernando Llorente were the goal scorers for Athletic Bilbao.

Almeria 3 – Espanyol 2 (La Liga, February 5, 2011) The home side were 3-0 up within 18 minutes thanks to Marcelo Silva, Kalu Uche and Hernan Bernadello. Kameni appeared to be at fault for at least 2 of the 3. Espanyol scored either side of half-time through Verdu and Alvaro.

Getafe 4 – Deportivo La Coruna 1 (La Liga, February 5, 2011) Adrian colunga’s first half brace was added to by Pedro Rios and Miku. Riki pulled back a penalty for Deportivo.

Osasuna 1 – Mallorca 1 (La Liga, February 5, 2011) Miguel Flano gave Osasuna an 8th minute lead, Gonzalo Castro equalised on 37.

Villarreal 0 – Levante 1 (La Liga, February 5, 2011) The Yellow Submarine went down to a surprise defeat thanks to Valdo’s 48th minute goal.

Zaragoza 1 – Racing Santander 1 (La Liga, February 5, 2011) Christian had opened the scoring for the visitors in the 14th minute as they sought only their second away win in the league this term. But Boutahar levelled matters five minutes before half-time and neither side could force a winner after the break, leaving both teams too close to the drop zone for comfort.

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