New 12 months, identical struggles for Elche in Spain.
The standard membership misplaced 1-0 to Celta Vigo at dwelling in La Liga on Friday and stay the one workforce to have did not win after 16 league video games.
The defeat got here after opening the 12 months by being eradicated within the Copa del Rey after dropping 1-0 to 3rd division membership Ceuta.
This was the workforce’s third recreation because the exit of recent coach Pablo Machín. His first match was a 2-0 defeat to Atletico Madrid earlier than the top of the 12 months.
Situated within the metropolis of the identical identify in southeastern Spain, Elche have misplaced 12 of their first 16 league video games, together with the final 5.
Celta, who gained with the objective of grasp striker Iago Aspas within the fifth minute, ended their eight-game successful streak within the league. His final victory got here in opposition to Actual Betis in October. He was additionally eradicated within the midweek Copa del Rey.
The outcome promoted the Vigo membership to sixteenth place, three factors forward of the relegation zone.
Enjoying within the first league for the third season in a row, Elche is eight factors behind Sevilla, which hosted Getafe on Sunday.
Cádiz beat Valencia 1-0, ending their three-game undefeated streak within the league and shifting out of the relegation zone. He hadn’t gained in opposition to Atlético Madrid since October. Rubén Alcaraz recorded the victory within the ninth minute on the Mestalla Stadium.
Valencia remained on the middle desk.
On Saturday, reigning champions Actual Madrid will try and single-handedly take the lead once they go to Villarreal. Madrid enters the weekend with a factors distinction with Barcelona, however is behind the Catalan membership in objective distinction. Barcelona are having a troublesome match at fourth-placed Atlético Madrid on Sunday.