BARCELONA, Spain - Osasuna and Valladolid were relegated on the final day of the Spanish league season on Sunday and will join the already doomed Real Betis in the second division next season. Fake Vapormax Cheap . Osasunas 2-1 win at home over Betis was overshadowed by a railing collapse that left dozens of fans injured, and counted for little when Granada won 1-0 at Valladolid, Getafe beat Rayo Vallecano 2-1 and Almeria drew 0-0 with visiting Athletic Bilbao. Play was delayed for more than half an hour at Osasunas Sadar Stadium when a railing collapsed following Oriol Rieras 12th-minute goal, sending fans tumbling forward. The club said that a total of 68 people were hurt and that one man suffered a broken leg. The other three matches with relegation implications were then delayed an extra 35 minutes during halftime to synchronize their estimated finishing times. Before the games to determine relegation were over, the party in the Spanish capital had already begun with Atletico Madrid celebrating its league title with thousands of fans. Osasuna hasnt played in the second division since 2000. Valladolid has spent the last two seasons in the top flight. "In football, when you think you have wrapped it up, you are put in your place," Riera said. "We reacted, but it was too late. We ask our fans for forgiveness and tell them we will do our best to come back up." Osasuna and Valladolid entered the final round in the drop zone, both needing to win their matches and hope the other three teams in danger slipped up. Osasuna did its part by beating Betis from Rieras opener and Carlos Acunas goal in the 14th right after play was restarted. Betis Francisco Chica pulled one back with a long strike in the 70th. But Valladolid self-destructed in a direct matchup with Granada, one of the trio of teams along with Getafe and Almeria still in danger. Valladolid disappointed its fans at Jose Zorilla Stadium with a paltry performance that reached its low point when defender Stefan Mitrovic scored an own goal in the 44th minute by knocking in Francisco "Piti" Medinas cross. "We shouldnt have arrived to this week in this situation," Granada coach Lucas Alcaraz said. "We were facing a do-or-die match and my boys were able to handle it." Despite assuring their teams stayed up for another year, both Alcaraz and Rayo coach Paco Jemez said that they would most likely not be continuing with their teams next season. Getafe won at crosstown rival Rayo thanks to Ciprian Maricas brace. The Romanian striker scored from long range in the 43rd and then added a second from the penalty spot in stoppage time after Roberto Trashorras had levelled in the 67th. Almeria needed goalkeeper Esteban Suarez to save Guillermo Fernandezs point-blank try in injury time to ensure a point against Bilbao. Earlier, Europa League champion Sevilla routed Elche 3-1 at home to round off an excellent campaign that saw the team finish fifth. Midfielder Vicente Iborra scored twice in the 16th and 72nd with Jairo Samperio netting in the 61st for Sevilla. Yiadom Boayke scored Elches consolation goal moments before the final whistle. Giovani Dos Santos scored one goal and set up another to help Villarreal win 2-1 at Real Sociedad, overtaking its rival to finish the season in sixth place. Dos Santos raced into the box before cutting back to put the ball on his left foot and curl in the 26th-minute opener. The Mexico forward set up Ikechukwu Uche on the break in the 69th before Carlos Vela pulled one back in stoppage time. Villarreal, which spent last season in the second division, rose above seventh-place Sociedad on head-to-head goal difference. Both teams had already clinched Europa League berths. Atletico won the league title for the first time in 18 years on Saturday after it drew 1-1 at Barcelona. Barcelona needed to win to defend its title but finished second, level on points with Real Madrid. Bilbao had already sealed its fourth-place finish, completing the top four teams heading to the Champions League. Fake Yeezy Boost 380 Cheap . Pinch-hitter Tommy Medica singled in the go-ahead run in the eighth inning and the Padres beat the Seattle Mariners 2-1 in their first home game since Gwynn died of cancer Monday. Fake Air Max 270 For Sale .com) - A chant of Zeke reverberated around AT&T Stadium before Ezekiel Elliott powered into the end zone for his fourth and final touchdown.CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Carolina Panthers Pro Bowl defensive end Greg Hardy has been convicted on two counts of domestic violence and is still playing. Ray McDonald of the San Francisco 49ers also remains active while he is being investigated for abuse allegations. The Panthers and 49ers both say they are following the NFLs lead, waiting for the legal process to run its course. Neither team has provided details of its investigations. The cases have similarities to that of Ray Rice, who was released this week by the Baltimore Ravens and suspended indefinitely by the league after an explicit video surfaced of him hitting his then-fiancee. A law enforcement official told The Associated Press on condition anonymity that he sent a copy of the video to the league in April. The NFL is under scrutiny for its wait-and-see approach in domestic violence cases like Hardys. Judy Harris Kluger, a former New York City judge and now executive director of Sanctuary for Families, is anxious to see how the league handles the two pending cases. "I think the test for the NFL will be what they do with the other people who are charged now," Kluger said. "And I dont imagine theres a videotape of that. What else did the NFL think happened in that elevator? So yes, its a very graphic depiction, and they took the action they took now. But I think all of us will be looking to see what they and other organizations do going forward." While McDonald has not been charged, Hardy has already been convicted on two counts of domestic violence. He has appealed and a hearing is scheduled for Nov. 17. Hardy, one of the stalwarts on the Panthers stout defence, is making $13.1 million this season as teams franchise player. He had four tackles and one sack in Carolinas season-opening victory. Though he has already been found guilty, the league is sticking by its policy to wait until the appeal process has been heard before making any decision on a possible suspension. "The Hardy matter is under review," league spokesman Greg Aiello said. "The case has not been resolved by the court." San Jose police are still actively investigating the Aug. 31 incident involving McDonald and detectives will turn over findings to the Santa Clara District Attorneys office for review, Sgt. Heather Randol, a police spokeswoman said Wednesday. McDonald is scheduled to appear in court on Sept. 15. Though Hardy has appealed his conviction, the Panthers dont have to wait for the NFL to take action. Fake Yeezy Boost 350 v2 Cheap. They have the option to bench Hardy -- or release him. The Ravens did not take action, opting to wait for an NFL ruling, though they now say they let their fans down. When asked Wednesday if the Panthers made the right decision allowing Hardy to play, coach Ron Rivera replied, "We are going through the process and while were in the process were not going to comment about the situation. "Its a very tragic situation that is going on and were going from there," Rivera said of the Rice case. "I have a tremendous amount of empathy and respect for the people who are in this situation. Its very difficult." Rivera said Hardy did not practice because he was given a "personal day" Wednesday. Hardy used the time to meet with his attorney. Chris Fialko confirmed in an email that he met with his client but wouldnt elaborate on the specifics of the meeting. Hardy was convicted on July 15 and the victim testified that she was assaulted by him in March at his apartment after a night of drinking. She said Hardy threw her down on sofa full of guns and tossed her into the shower. She also said he threatened to kill her and put his hands around her neck. The 6-foot-4, 275-pound lineman was sentenced to 18 months probation and a suspended 60-day jail sentence. Mecklenburg County Judge Rebecca Tin imposed the sentence after 11 hours of testimony, saying "the court is entirely convinced Hardy is guilty of assault on a female and communicating threats." Those punishments were suspended pending Hardys appeal of the conviction. Panthers owner Jerry Richardson and general manager Dave Gettleman declined interview requests Wednesday through the teams public relations staff. Though NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell was in North Carolina on Wednesday, Aiello said he did not meet with Hardy. The commissioner spent Wednesday at a high school in Wake Forest, discussing the leagues Heads Up football initiative in an invite-only affair. Goodell, who admitted he "got it wrong" in the Rice case, originally suspended the running back for two games. He has since implemented a new policy in which a player is suspended six games if convicted for domestic violence and suspended indefinitely for a second offence. Hardys agent Drew Rosenhaus declined to address how the leagues stiffer penalties against domestic violence could impact his clients future with the team. ' ' '
5 déc. 2019