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10 Oct 2018
Albacete lost and there are no more unbeaten teams after eight matchdays, neither are winless sides as Córdoba and Elche finally won; Granada was the main winner at the top.

There are no longer unbeaten teams in la liga after Albacete Balompié were defeated in their visit to Real Oviedo (1-0). Leaders Málaga CF added a point visiting Deportivo (1-1), while UD Las Palmas and AD Alcorcón starred in the only goalless draw of the matchday.

So, the big winner was Granada CF, the Andalusians suffered but got a 1-2 win visiting CF Reus. Now they are second at the standings only two points behind Málaga CF. RCD Mallorca jumped into the promotion seats again with a big 4-1 win over CD Tenerife.

Sporting Gijón continued with the downfall and now were surprised by Rayo Majadahonda (2-1). The Asturians have only won one of their last five games and are now three points behind the promotion zone. Neither Real Zaragoza is reacting, on Monday they could only add a point hosting CA Osasuna (1-1) and they have only added two of the last twelve points in dispute.

The situation at the top of the standings:

place team points GF GA
1 Málaga 19 10 3
2 Granada 17 16 7
3 Las Palmas 15 11 4
4 Alcorcón 15 7 2
5 Deportivo 15 11 7
6 Mallorca 14 10 7
7 Albacete 13 13 8
8 Oviedo 12 10 11

Extremadura UD is the new bottom team; they have lost four of the last six games, in this matchday they were defeated by CD Numancia (1-0). Elche CF are reacting and defeated CD Lugo (2-1), it’s their fifth straight game adding points. It’s also their first win of the season and the first since April.

Córdoba CF were able to win for the first time too, they beat Almeria UD (1-0), bur remain in relegation. The victories for Elche CF and Córdoba CF mean that there are no winless sides at Segunda. Gimnástic Tarragona also remain in the drop zone despite they rescued a point visiting Cádiz CF (1-1).

The situation at the bottom of the standings:

place team points GF GA
18 Cádiz 7 5 8
19 Tenerife 7 7 11
20 Nástic 6 5 13
21 Córdoba 6 9 18
22 Extremadura 5 9 13

Two of the most in-form teams in liga, Granada CF and RCD Mallorca, are colliding at the Nuevo Los Cármenes stadium. Leaders Málaga CF also face a tough game as they host seventh place Albacete Balompié. Deportivo play again at home, this time hosting Elche CF.

The matchday is completed with other eight games: Extremadura UD Vs. Cádiz CF; CA Osasuna Vs. Córdoba CF; Sporting Gijón Vs. CF Reus, UD Almeria Vs. UD Las Palmas; CD Numancia Vs. Real Zaragoza; CD Tenerife Vs. CD Lugo; Rayo Majadahonda Vs. Real Oviedo & Gimnástic Tarragona Vs. AD Alcorcón.



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