Malaga and Real Mallorca both won to move joint top of the Primera Division table - for 24 hours at least.
Malaga was a 1-0 winner at Real Zaragoza thanks to a second-half Nacho Camacho header and it was a similar story in the late game as Real Mallorca relied on Victor's 75th-minute effort to break down a stubborn Real Sociedad.
Both teams therefore maintained their unbeaten start to the season and moved a point clear of a chasing pack, headed by Barcelona, which could go past them later this weekend.
Second-half goals from Iago Aspas and
Aspas opened the scoring on 69 minutes when he flicked home
Promoted Deportivo La Coruna continued its promising start to life back in the top flight with a 1-1 home draw against a Getafe side which last weekend beat reigning champion Real Madrid.
Riki gave Depor a flying start when he netted after just six minutes against his former club, but Getafe hit back to claim a share of the points when
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