Second Division A - Day 14

Tenerife kept up their lead at the top of the second division after coming from behind to beat Elche 3-1. All four goals came in the second half, with Nino giving the visitors the lead, and Morales, Barata and Luis García (the league's top scorer with 8) getting the goals for the Canary Island team. This was their sixth victory in a row, and they stay three points ahead of Sevilla, who beat struggling Racing Ferrol 3-0, with two goals in three minutes from defenders Héctor and Loren II in the first half, and an own goal from Javi Ventas in the second. Third placed Córdoba lost ground losing 3-0 to Eibar, who before this game had only scored one goal in six matches at home. All three goals came in the second half. Recreativo moved to within a point of Córdoba in fourth place with a 0-1 victory against Sporting, under 21 international Xisco (on loan from Valencia) scoring in the third minute. Incredibly, the Huelva side have only scored ten goals in fourteen games, winning five and drawing eight.

They are followed by a group of four teams a point behind, with Levante, Betis and Albacete joining Salamanca after winning their games. Levante beat Getafe 1-2 with a late goal by Kaiku, who played for his opponents last season. Out of respect, he didn't celebrate his goal, and he was applauded off near the end. Betis beat struggling Lleida with a second half headed goal by Gálvez and they are now climbing back up the table, and Albacete knocked Jaén off the top spots with a last minute 2-1 victory, Javi Guerrero getting his fifth of the season in injury time. Salamanca lost ground with a 1-1 draw against Badajoz after keeper Stelea gifted Bracamonte the equaliser five minutes from time. Toedli had given Salamanca the lead earlier in the half.

Atlético Madrid drop to fourth from bottom after drawing 1-1 at Murcia. Hugo Leal gave the home side the lead in the first half with a brilliant individualist goal, but Loreto moved closer to the top of the goalscorers table with his sixth of the current campaign in the second half. Murcia's Timpani was sent off near the end for a second bookable offence. Atlético's manager Marcos Alonso, who only joined the club a few weeks ago, is already close to being ousted, and if his team don't win next week against Salamanca he will almost certainly be part of the club's torrid recent history. They move on to 15 points, a point ahead of Compostela, who were easily beaten by Leganés by three goals to zero. Below them, Lleida have 10 points, Ferrol 9, and Universidad Las Palmas stay at the bottom on seven after losing 2-1 to Extremadura.