Spanish Liga - Piti scores winner as Vallecano down Malaga

Rayo Vallecano did just enough to record a 2-1 win against Málaga at La Rosaleda.

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Piti scored the winner for Los Franjirojos with a goal in the 60th minute, firing home with his left footed shot into the lower left of the goal after intercepting a pass from Málaga's Eliseu.

Piti opened the scoring in the 11th before Martín Demichelis equalised with a header in the 49th minute.

Málaga are in third place with a record of five wins, two losses and three draws.

Rayo Vallecano now sit in ninth in the table with a record of four wins, five losses and one draw.

Match Stats:

Piti ended the game with 14 completed passes and four total shots.

En route to the win, the Rayistas had the ball for 47.3% of the match.

The winners had 10 shots, including five on target.

Isco had two shots for Málaga, more than any of his team-mates.

The combination of Jesús Gámez to Joaquín was the most common during the match, as the two players connected 14 times.

Demichelis intercepted four passes.

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