Oct 31, 2014 at 7.45pm UK at ​Riazor
DeportivoDeportivo La Coruna
1-2
Getafe
Postiga (80')
Wilk (31'), Cavaleiro (60')
FT(HT: 0-1)
Fabri (35' og.), Lafita (46')
Lafita (62')

Result: Getafe edge out Deportivo La Coruna

Getafe hold off a strong finish from Deportivo La Coruna to clinch a 2-1 win in La Liga.

Getafe survived a strong finish from Deportivo La Coruna to secure a 2-1 win at Riazor in La Liga this evening.

Haris Medunjanin got forward a few times early on as the home side had the better of the possession in the opening 20 minutes, but he was unable to make the most of his chances.

Getafe started to see more of the ball as the half progressed though, and took the lead shortly before half time when Abdoul Karim Yoda struck the post, only for the rebound to strike Fabri and end up in the back of the net.

Sergio Escudero could have doubled their lead moments later after beating several defenders with a quick run, but his powerful shot from the edge of the box went just wide.

Getafe needed just seconds to find another goal after the breakthough as a deep ball forward from Freddy Hinestroza caught the keeper off guard, leaving Angel Lafita to slot it in from close range.

Helder Postiga tried to pull one back for Deportivo with a header from just a few yards out, but he could not get enough power on the ball, leaving Vicente Guaita with a comfortable save.

Mehdi Lacen had a chance to end any hopes of a comeback by the hosts with just over 10 minutes to play when he got the ball in space on the edge of the box, but his poor finish flew well high.

The miss proved costly as Deportivo pulled one back moments later when Toche sent in a ball for Postiga, who unleashed a powerful strike to get the home side back into contention, but they were unable to find an equaliser before the full-time whistle.

The win lifts Getafe up to ninth in the table, while Deportivo, who have just one win from their last seven league matches, sit 16th.

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