With a 3-1 win over Mallorca on Monday night’s La Liga football results, Rayo Vallecano have surpassed Barcelona in standings.
Rayo Vallecano moved above Barcelona and into the European places in La Liga by winning a confident 3-1 against Mallorca.
Andoni Iraola’s squad has leapfrogged La Blaugrana into the sixth position in the La Liga rankings. And all this is thanks to a strong performance in Vallecas, on their home pitch.
Watch this thrilling football match from Monday in the Spanish top flight via it’s most pertinent highlights and key moments.
La Liga Football Results – Rayo Vallecano Have Surpassed Barcelona
In this match in the Spanish capital, Sergi Guardiola put the hosts 1-0 up after 16 minutes. He sprinted onto Santi Comesana’s brilliant through the cross to score a goal/
Then, Alvaro Garcia navigated between the Mallorca defense and fired past Manolo Reina to give Iraola’s hosts a 2-0 lead.
In the second half, the home side maintained control over the tie, with Oscar Trejo scoring from the penalty spot.
Meanwhile, the home crowd chanted about Rayo possibly meeting Liverpool next season in their first potential European qualification since 2000.
In the end, hosts Rayo were worthy winners on the night, despite Abdon Prats’ late consolation goal for the visitors.
And now, Rayo Vallecano will travel to Valencia this weekend, while Mallorca hosts bottom-placed Getafe at the Visit Mallorca Stadium.