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2016/2017 Spanish Primera División
  • Pedro Mosquera (69')
  • Lucas Pérez (87' PEN)
  • Ramis (55')

Deportivo La Coruña 2-1 Eibar

Lucas Perez's 87th-minute penalty sealed a 2-1 comeback victory for Deportivo La Coruna against Eibar at the Estadio Riazor on Friday night.
Eibar took the lead 10 minutes into the second period with an Ivan Ramis header from a corner but the Galicians drew level with a volley on the stretch from Pedro Mosquera.
A point would perhaps have been the right result but Perez earned Depor all three in their opening LaLiga game when he won a late spot-kick and converted it himself.
The visitors looked well organised in a first half which lacked any clear-cut opportunities for either side.
Eibar goalkeeper Asier Riesgo got down well to keep out a cleanly-struck 25-yard effort from on-loan Udinese midfielder Guilherme after 51 minutes.
Former Manchester United misfit Bebe's swerving shot was pushed wide by Argentinian goalkeeper German Lux. Bebe took the resulting 55th-minute corner and Ramis rose highest and glanced a header past Lux at the near post, which the Argentinian should really have saved.
Riesgo comfortably dealt with a free-kick from Depor's Faycal Fajr, but the Eibar lead evaporated with just over 20 minutes to go.
Raul Albentosa floated a left-footed free-kick into the box from the right and Mosquera beat the offside trap and stretched to volley back across Riesgo's goal and inside the far post.
Ramis tried to restore the lead he had given to Eibar with six minutes left, but this time his near-post header from a corner was easily gathered by Lux.
The decisive moment came when Fajr sent in a high ball from the left and David Junca was adjudged to have pushed Perez in the back as they jostled to get on the end of it. The Depor forward, who scored 17 goals in LaLiga last season, made no mistake from the spot to seal the three points.
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Spanish Primera División Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Barcelona 19 +43 51
2 Atletico Madrid 19 +20 42
3 Valencia 19 +21 40
4 Real Madrid 18 +15 32
5 Villarreal 19 +5 31
6 Sevilla FC 19 -5 29
7 Real Betis 19 -3 27
8 Eibar 19 -7 27
9 Getafe 19 +5 26
10 Girona 19 0 26
11 Celta Vigo 19 +6 25
12 Athletic Bilbao 19 +1 25
13 Leganes 18 -2 24
14 Espanyol 19 -6 24
15 Real Sociedad 19 -1 23
16 Levante 19 -11 18
17 Alavés 19 -13 18
18 Deportivo La Coruña 19 -16 16
19 Málaga 19 -20 11
20 Las Palmas 19 -32 11

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