Leganes survival quote 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 draw on the roadway against lowly Eibar at the Ipurua Municipal Arena on Thursday.

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

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

Eibar are 15 th with 36 points, 4 clear of the transfer zone, while Leganes remained second-bottom with 29 points, 6 points adrift of the safety zone.

On the other hand, objectives from Cucho Hernandez and Takefusa Kubo offered 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 prior to Japan forward Kubo sealed the victory with a well-taken objective in the 84 th minute.

Mallorca stayed third-bottom however moved to 32 points, 3 adrift of 17 th-placed Alaves, who have a game in hand.

Reporting by Arvind Sriram in Bengaluru; Modifying by Ken Ferris

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