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Villarreal claims first La Liga win at Leganes' expense 1-0

IANS  |  Madrid 

Villarreal on Sunday earned its first victory of the 2018-2019 season, defeating host Leganes 1-0 at

After a goalless first half, Leganes striker of missed a penalty in the 49th minute, squandering his side's best chance to get on the scoreboard, reports news.

forward netted the lone goal of the match in the 65th minute, securing the Yellow Submarine's first three points in the standings.

Villarreal provisionally climbed to the 12th spot in the table with four points, having earned one win, one draw and two defeats.

Leganes is last in and has only managed a single point in the standings after one draw and three defeats.



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First Published: Sun, September 16 2018. 19:52 IST