On Tuesday in La Liga, an odd goal ended up as the decider in a close game as Rayo Vallecano defeated Atlethic Bilbao 2-1 (1-1).
The visitors Rayo Vallecano started the match at pace and took the lead straight away early in the game. After only 5 minutes Alvaro Garcia scored, with an assist from Sergi Guardiola.
1-1 came through an own-goal in the 33rd minute.
The deciding goal came in the 90th minute, when Radamel Falcao scored a 1-2 for Rayo Vallecano, with an assist by Bebe. This brought the final score to 2-1.
Atlethic Bilbao have 2 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss with a 5–3 goal difference in the last 5 games, while Rayo Vallecano have 3 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss and a 10–3 goal difference.
For Atlethic Bilbao, this means sixth place in the table, while Rayo Vallecano are fifth in the league.
The last outing between the teams ended in a 2-3 home win for Atlethic Bilbao in April 2019.
Atlethic Bilbao are unbeaten at home, after two games.
Atlethic Bilbao have scored 5 goals. They have scored four goals at home. They’ve conceded 3 goals in total.
Rayo Vallecano have scored 10 goals in this campaign. Away from home they have scored 10 goals. They’ve conceded 6 goals in total.
Atlethic Bilbao have opened the score in 1 of their 5 of the games, and have a winning ratio of 0 percent when scoring the first goal.
After this game in the La Liga, Atlethic Bilbao will take on Valencia (away) on 24 September 2021, Alaves (home) on 30 September 2021 and Real Madrid (away) on 16 October 2021. Rayo Vallecano play Cadiz (home) on 25 September 2021, Osasuna (away) on 01 October 2021 and Elche (home) on 16 October 2021.