MADRID (AP) — Gonzalo Melero converted a 90th-minute penalty kick as Levante defeated Real Sociedad 2-1 on Friday to keep alive its chances of escaping relegation in the Spanish league.
The victory lifted Levante from last place and left the Valencia club three points from safety ahead of the weekend matches.
MADRID (AP) — Last-placed Levante defeated Elche 3-0 on Friday for its third Spanish league win.
José Luis Morales, Jorge de Frutos and Gonzalo Melero scored for the hosts, who moved within six points of safety ahead of the weekend matches.
MADRID (AP) — Playing at home and against the worst team in the Spanish league, Atlético Madrid had the perfect chance to gain some momentum and return to the top four.
The defending champion couldn't take advantage of the opportunity, though, losing 1-0 Wednesday to a Levante team that came into the match with only one league win the entire season.