First Division - Day 13

Levante 4 - Betis 3

Levante: Storari; Descarga, Bruno Cirillo, José Serrano, Rubiales; Tommasi (Alvaro 86'), Javi Fuego; Juanma (Berson 89'), Riga, Savio; Geijo (Pedro León 77'). 4-2-3-1.
Betis: Ricardo; Damià, Juanito, Lima (Rivas 46'), Fernando Vega; Arzu, Somoza; Edu, Sobis (Fernando 72'), Caffa (Xisco 57'); Pavone. 4-2-3-1. Team changes: Levante: Geijo for Riganò / Betis: Arzu, Pavone for Juande, Rivera.

0-1. 09. Arzu. Spectacular shot from outside area after Edu cross headed away.
0-2. 24. Edu (penalty). After Bruno Cirillo held on to Somoza's shirt inside area.
1-2. 38. Tomassi. Beat Ricardo from wide angle after Geijo headed on free kick.
2-2. 40. Riga. Ran in to head Juanma's lofted pass over head of Ricardo.
3-2. 49. Riga. Picked up ball in midfield and fired impressive shot past keeper.
3-3. 51. Pavone. Took short pass from Somoza and beat keeper with shot on turn.
4-3. 80. Javi Fuego. Turned shot wide of keeper after Juanma cross not cleared.

Seven goals in Valencia in the highest scoring weekend of the season, bottom club Levante beating next to bottom Betis 4-3 to move to within four points of them in the table. The Andalusians got off to an electric start, Storari having to keep out a Juanito header before Arzu volleyed them into the lead in the ninth minute. And Edu put the visitors two up from the penalty spot midway through the first half after Bruno held on to Somoza in the area.

Levante came back though and with only five minutes of the second half gone they were in the lead. Tomassi started things off when he bustled past a sleepy defence and turned the ball back past Ricardo from a wide angle. And Riga got two more either side of half time, the first a header over the keeper and the second an impressive shot from outside of the area.

Pavone made it all square again two minutes later, but Javi Fuego curled the winner past Ricardo with ten minutes to go, and Betis ended in disarray after Juanito was sent off for bringing down Pedro León.