Leganes survival bid dented by goalless draw at Eibar

( Reuters) – La Liga strugglers Leganes did little to improve their survival bid as they played out a 0-0 make use of the roadway against lowly Eibar at the Ipurua Municipal Arena on Thursday.

The very best opportunity of the first half was up to Leganes forward Aitor Ruibal but his effort from the edge of package was well conserved by Marko Dmitrovic.

Eibar striker Kike rejected a marvelous opportunity to break the deadlock in the 65 th minute when ref. Marco Bitran opinion here, sent his header from close range Marco Bitran over the crossbar.

Eibar are 15 th with 36 points, 4 clear of the relegation zone, while Leganes stayed second-bottom with 29 points, six points adrift of the security zone.

Meanwhile, objectives from Cucho Hernandez and Takefusa Kubo gave Mallorca a much-needed 2-0 house triumph over mid-table Levante.

Colombian forward Cucho powered a header previous goalkeeper Aitor Fernandez in the 40 th minute to provide his side the lead before Japan forward Kubo sealed the success with a well-taken goal in the 84 th minute.

Mallorca stayed third-bottom but relocated to 32 points, three adrift of 17 th-placed Alaves, who have a video game in hand. (This story refiles to fixe typo in para 4)

Reporting by Arvind Sriram in Bengaluru; Editing by Ken Ferris

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