<
>
2017/2018 Spanish Primera División
  • Jonny (62')
  • Pablo Hernández (89')
  • Erik Expostio (53')

Celta Vigo 2-1 Las Palmas

Pedro Pablo Hernandez fired a late winner as Celta Vigo came from behind to clinch a 2-1 home victory against LaLiga strugglers Las Palmas.
Chile international Hernandez struck in the 89th minute after Celta defender Jonny had cancelled out Erik Exposito's second-half opener for Las Palmas.
Exposito, who had made just one substitute appearance this season and in just his second league start, broke the deadlock in the 53rd minute when he fired home a low angled drive from inside the penalty area.
Matias Aguirregaray spurned a golden chance to double the visitors' lead and they were made to pay two minutes later when Jonny side-footed home a rebound.
Pione Sisto's goalbound shot was brilliantly saved by Las Palmas goalkeeper Leandro Chichizola in the 82nd minute.
But Hernandez fired a late winner from inside the area after taking a pass from Iago Aspas to lift Celta up two places to ninth. Las Palmas remain third from bottom.

Spanish Primera División Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Barcelona 15 +22 31
2 Atletico Madrid 16 +12 31
3 Real Madrid 16 +5 29
4 Sevilla FC 15 +11 28
5 Getafe 16 +5 24
6 Alavés 15 +1 24
7 Levante 15 +2 22
8 Real Betis 15 -1 22
9 Celta Vigo 16 +4 21
10 Girona 15 0 21
11 Espanyol 15 -3 21
12 Real Valladolid 16 -3 20
13 Eibar 16 -4 20
14 Valencia 16 0 19
15 Real Sociedad 16 -1 19
16 Leganes 16 -4 18
17 Villarreal 15 -4 14
18 Athletic Bilbao 15 -8 14
19 Rayo Vallecano 16 -16 10
20 Huesca 15 -18 7