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2017/2018 Spanish Primera División
  • David Timor (45'+1')

David Timor's goal gives Girona victory over Espanyol

David Timor scored the only goal as Girona edged out La Liga opponents Espanyol on Monday.

Timor struck from close range during first-half stoppage time to give Girona maximum points.

The victory means that they climb five places in LaLiga to ninth, but defeat left Espanyol stuck in 16th spot, one place above Deportivo La Coruna.

Girona, despite having three players booked during the second-half, never really lost control of the contest.

And they were unlucky not to double their lead during the closing stages when Portu's shot from a difficult angle hit the crossbar.

Girona are next in action in six days' time when they host Getafe, while Espanyol face a trip to the league's bottom club Las Palmas.

Spanish Primera División Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Barcelona 19 +33 43
2 Atletico Madrid 20 +17 41
3 Real Madrid 20 +6 36
4 Sevilla FC 20 +9 33
5 Alavés 20 -1 32
6 Getafe 20 +9 31
7 Real Betis 20 0 29
8 Valencia 20 +1 26
9 Real Sociedad 19 +1 25
10 Girona 20 -3 24
11 Espanyol 19 -6 24
12 Levante 19 -5 23
13 Leganes 19 -4 22
14 Real Valladolid 19 -4 22
15 Athletic Bilbao 19 -5 22
16 Eibar 19 -7 22
17 Celta Vigo 20 -2 21
18 Rayo Vallecano 19 -12 19
19 Villarreal 19 -5 17
20 Huesca 20 -22 11