Getafe climbs to 3rd place in Spain with 2-0 win at Bilbao

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Getafe won 2-0 at Athletic Bilbao to rise to third place in the Spanish league on Sunday, moving ahead of Sevilla which drew 1-1 at home with Alavés.

Damián Suárez opened the scoring for Getafe in the 36th minute when the right back showed the skills of a forward by working two quick passing combinations with teammates before dribbling by the last defender and scoring.

Striker Jaime Mata doubled the lead five minutes after halftime by converting a penalty after a handball in the box by Bilbao defender Íñigo Lekue.

Ibai Gómez hit the crossbar for Bilbao in the final minutes but the chance was a rarity in a game dominated by the
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