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Valencia revival gathers pace with 3-1 win over Mallorca

Valencia remained sixth in the table but are now level on 27 points with fifth-placed Real Zaragoza, who drew 0-0 at Athletic Bilbao, and fourth-placed Atletico Madrid.

india Updated: Dec 20, 2006 11:12 IST

Valencia's drive to rejoin the title race gathered momentum as they swept aside Real Mallorca 3-1 at home in the Primera Liga on Tuesday.

Goals from Vicente, David Villa and substitute Fernando Morientes put Valencia ahead and a late penalty for Mallorca never threatened the home side's third straight victory.

Valencia remained sixth in the table but are now level on 27 points with fifth-placed Real Zaragoza, who drew 0-0 at Athletic Bilbao, and fourth-placed Atletico Madrid.

Leaders Sevilla welcome struggling Deportivo Coruna on Wednesday when Real Madrid, in third, host Recreativo Huelva at the Bernabeu.

Second-placed Barcelona face their bogey team Atletico on Thursday.