Sevilla pulls a fatal draw against Villarreal in the Spanish league

MADRID: Sevilla snatched an exciting 1-1 at the last minute from the stadium of their host, Villarreal, today, Sunday, in the 35th stage of the Spanish football league, which also saw a draw between Getafe and their host , Rayo Vallecano, without goals. Sevilla’s tally, which have only scored two wins in their last nine games of the competition, rose to 65 points in third place, while Villarreal raised the score to 53 points in seventh place. Villarreal scored with Giovanni Lo Celso in the 86th minute, but Jules Conde scored the equalizer for Sevilla in the sixth minute of injury time of the second half, giving the Andalusian team a precious point. And he imposed a goalless draw against Getafe and their host, Rayo Vallecano, earlier today. The two teams failed to score during the two halves of the match, after their players ran to waste all the chances they had been given in the ninety minutes, so that each team was content to get a point. Rayo Vallecano remained in twelfth place in the competition standings with 42 points, 5 points clear of Getafe, fifteenth. (Dpa)