Mallorca 1-1 Leganes: Oscar's late free-kick rescue point for visitors

Mallorca 1-1 Leganes: Oscar’s stunning late free-kick cancels out Salva Sevilla’s set-piece strike to rescue point for visitors – but result keeps both sides in relegation zone

  • Leganes strike late on with a superb free-kick to rescue a point at Mallorca
  • Hosts broke the deadlock inside 10 minutes thanks to Salva Sevilla’s free-kick
  • The visitors had a glorious opportunity to level in second half but were denied
  • However, the visitors did get their late equaliser through their own free-kick 

Leganes have snatched a point from Mallorca after both sides scored stunning free-kicks in either half – but the result does no favours for either club, keeping them in the relegation zone.

The deadlock was broken after just nine minutes by the hosts after Salva Sevilla smashed in a free-kick.

The visitors had a glorious chance to level the score with 15 minutes left on the clock, but they were denied at point-blank range thanks to a glorious save from Reina in Mallorca’s net.

However, Leganes did get their late equaliser three minutes from the end with a fabulously-hit free-kick of their own, as Oscar’s effort swerved mid-flight before crashing in off the under-side of the crossbar.  

Match report to follow 

Oscar Rodriguez (right) celebrates scoring a late equaliser with a superb free-kick for Leganes

Mallorca and Leganes shared the spoils on Friday but the result keeps both in the drop zone

Salva Sevilla (right) gave Mallorca the lead with a brilliant free-kick of his own in the first half

The Leganes players react to Mallorca scoring an early opener at the Visit Mallorca Stadium

The result keeps Leganes rooted to the bottom of the table while Mallorca are in 18th

MALLORCA: (4-1-4-1) Reina; Pozo, Baba Mohammed, Sedlar, Gamez Lopez; Valjent; Cucho (Prats 68), Rodriguez (Campos 52), Sevilla (Sastre 82), Kubo (Sene 82); Budimir (Junior 68)

SUBS NOT USED: Parera (GK), Ruiz (GK); Chavarria, Febas, Romero, Salibur, Trajkovski

GOALS: Sevilla (9)

BOOKINGS: Rodriguez (49), Budimir (59), Junior (79)

COACH: Vicente Moreno

LEGANES: (5-3-2) Cuellar; Ruibal Garcia (Mesa 56), Awaziem (Aviles 81), Omeruo, Bustinza, Rodrigues; Oscar, Perez (Gil 56), Amadou (Guerrero 62); Carrilo, Assale (Rosales 81)

SUBS NOT USED: Lombo (GK), Soriano (GK); Eraso, Recio, Navarro, Silva, Tarin

GOALS: Oscar (87)

BOOKINGS: Carrilo (2), Amadou (35), Rodrigues (48), Mesa (67), Oscar (76), Rosales (90+2)

COACH: Javier Aguirre

REFEREE: Antonio Mateu Lahoz

VENUE: Visit Mallorca Estadi

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