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07 Nov 2018
Granada CF is the third leader this season, Depor remain with their positive streak and Real Zaragoza is in relegation for the first time in the campaign.

Málaga CF lost the lead in Segunda División after a defeat visiting CA Osasuna (2-1), the Andalusians were the leaders since matchday 02 and now Granada CF is at the top after a convincing 0-2 win at Real Zaragoza. It’s the third different leader after 12 matchdays.

Meanwhile, AD Alcorcón jumped into the third position after dispatching Rayo Majadahonda (2-0). Deportivo remain as the team with the best streak in the league as they extended their positive run to seven matches without losing after rescuing a point at UD Las Palmas (1-1), but the Galicians dropped a position and are now fourth.

Albacete Balompié are now fifth after a home victory over Gimnástic Tarragona (2-0); RCD Mallorca remain close to the promotion zone after rescuing a point visiting Real Oviedo (1-1), the same goes for Almeria UD after the Andalusians beat Sporting Gijón at home (2-1).

The situation at the top of the standings:

place team points GF GA
1 Granada 26 20 8
2 Málaga 25 15 8
3 Alcorcón 24 15 6
4 Deportivo 23 19 9
5 Albacete 20 19 12
6 Las Palmas 20 17 10
7 Almería 17 14 11
8 Mallorca 17 14 12

The defeat of Real Zaragoza at La Romareda meant that Los Maños have chained eight straight games without a victory and therefore they are now in relegation for the first time on the season. Córdoba CF remain in relegation, but the Andalusians came back from a 1-2 score against Extremadura UD to end winning 4-2.

Cádiz CF left the relegation zone after an impressive 5-1 win over Elche CF. The yellow team was trailing 0-1 at half-time, but scored five goals in a frame of 25 minutes in the second half to chain a second straight victory. Meanwhile, CD Tenerife is only one point above the pit after losing in their visit to CD Numancia (2-0), while CD Lugo and FC Reus remain in safe waters after starring in the only goalless game of this matchday.

The situation at the bottom of the standings:

place team points GF GA
18 Tenerife 12 11 16
19 Zaragoza 11 12 15
20 Córdoba 11 15 24
21 Extremadura 9 15 21
22 Nástic 9 8 20

Granada CF face a difficult game entertaining CD Numancia, while runners-up Málaga CF visit the always tough El Molinón to face Sporting Gijón. AD Alcorcón travel to Galicia in order to meet CD Lugo. Deportivo play at the Riazor entertaining Real Oviedo.

The matchday is completed with other seven games: Cádiz CF Vs. CF Reus; Extremadura UD Vs. CA Osasuna; Elche CF Vs. UD Las Palmas; Rayo Majadahonda Vs. UD Almería; RCD Mallorca Vs. Córdoba CF; CD Tenerife Vs. Albacete Balompié & Gimnástic Tarragona Vs. Real Zaragoza.



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