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2017/2018 Spanish Primera División
  • Vitolo (90')
  • Loïc Rémy (90'+3')
  • Emre Mor (16')
  • Iago Aspas (20', 49', 76')
  • Pablo Hernández (71')
  • Rubén Blanco (52')

Iago Aspas nets hat trick to lead 10-man Celta Vigo by Las Palmas

Iago Aspas marked his 250th appearance for Celta Vigo with a hat trick as his side routed Las Palmas 5-2 despite going down to 10 men.

Aspas had not scored in Celta's previous two matches, despite them running in a total of seven goals against Girona and Eibar, but made it up in style at Estadio Gran Canaria.

After Emre Mor's 16th-minute opener, Aspas netted via a soft deflection off goalkeeper Leandro Chichizola and made it 3-0 with a smart finish early in the second half.

Celta keeper Ruben Blanco was dismissed after racing from his area and ploughing into Jonathan Calleri, but 38 minutes with a man down proved little problem for the visitors.

Pablo Hernandez grabbed a fourth before Aspas netted his first ever triple for the club on his landmark appearance.

At 5-0 Las Palmas looked down and out but they managed to end on a positive note, Vitolo and Loic Remy scoring in injury-time.

Spanish Primera División Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Barcelona 20 +48 54
2 Atletico Madrid 20 +20 43
3 Valencia 20 +20 40
4 Real Madrid 19 +21 35
5 Villarreal 20 +6 34
6 Sevilla FC 20 -2 32
7 Celta Vigo 20 +7 28
8 Eibar 20 -7 28
9 Getafe 20 +5 27
10 Girona 20 0 27
11 Real Betis 20 -8 27
12 Athletic Bilbao 20 +1 26
13 Leganes 19 -2 25
14 Espanyol 20 -9 24
15 Real Sociedad 20 -2 23
16 Alavés 20 -13 19
17 Levante 20 -12 18
18 Deportivo La Coruña 20 -22 16
19 Las Palmas 20 -31 14
20 Málaga 20 -20 12

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