Osasuna beats Almería 1-0 to keep momentum in Spanish league

MADRID (AP) — Osasuna maintained its momentum at the start of the Spanish league by defeating promoted Almería 1-0 on Monday.

It was the fourth win in five matches for Osasuna, the same number as Barcelona and Real Betis. Only defending champion Real Madrid has five wins.

Chimy Ávila scored with a one-timer from near the penalty spot in the 28th minute.

Osasuna moved to fourth in the standings.

It was the second straight defeat for Almería, and third overall. The Saudi-owned club is back in the first division after a seven-year absence.

Osasuna’s next two games are in Madrid, against Getafe and then leader Madrid. Almería is at Mallorca.


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