Print Edition - 2017-06-26  |  Sports Digest

Getafe secure La Liga return


Jun 26, 2017-

Getafe earned promotion to Spain’s first division after beating Tenerife 3-1 to seal their 3-2 aggregate victory in a playoff on Saturday. Getafe got two goals from midfielder Daniel Pacheco to help overturn Tenerife’s 1-0 first-leg win and seal the hosts’ return to the topflight one season after being relegated. Fans at Alfonso Perez Coliseum invaded the pitch on the final whistle. Levante and Girona had already won direct promotion after finishing the second division in first and second place, respectively. Getafe emerged as the third team to go up.

Published: 26-06-2017 08:51

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