La Liga goals: Robben shines in Madrid win; Bilbao beat Malaga in a 5-goal thriller

Numancia 0 – Real Madrid 2 (La Liga, January 31, 2009) After a goalless first half, Raul opened the scoring for Real at Numancia after Robben’s slalom run had opened up the hosts defence. And Arjen Robben then scored a brilliant second of his own, weaving past several defenders before firing low into the bottom corner.

Athletic Bilbao 3 – Malaga 2 (La Liga, January 31, 2009) Albert Luque was in the right place to steer home the opener for Malaga away at Athletic Bilbao. Francisco Yeste brought Bilbao level with a fine strike from outside the box. Lolo’s header restored the visitors’ lead in the second half but back came the hosts, Fernando Llorente equalising with a beauty in the top corner. And Bilbao snatched victory at the death thanks to Markel Susaeta Laskurain’s 86th minute winner.

Sevilla Atletico 1 – Albacete 1 (Segunda Division, January 31, 2009)

Las Palmas 0 – Real Sociedad 1 (Segunda Division, January 31, 2009)


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