Spanish Liga - Rayo Vallecano down Celta Vigo

Rayo Vallecano earned a nervy win over Celta Vigo as Piti provided a late strike at Campo de Fútbol de Vallecas to secure a 3-2 victory.

Liga - Rayo Vallecano defeat Espanyol

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Rayo Vallecano players celebrate

Piti scored his goal from the penalty spot, burying a left-footed shot into the lower left section of the net.

Celta de Vigo's Iago Aspas demonstrated a knack for finding the back of the net, and finished the match having scored two goals. His goals came in the 12th and 34th minutes.

The other Vallecano goals came from a header by Leo in the 59th minute and by Tito in the 72nd minute.

Celta de Vigo suffered a setback when Gustavo Cabral was given a red card in the 39th minute.

Match Facts:

Aspas accumulated three shots over the course of the match, and completed 23 passes as well.

Los Franjirojos are in seven place, and in striking distance of Levante in sixth, with a record of five wins, five losses and one draws leaving them one behind after 11 games.

Celta de Vigo are in 16th place with a record of three wins, seven losses and one draw.

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