Leo Baptistao scored a brilliant injury-time winner for Espanyol to see off relegation-threatened Leganes in Sunday’s early kick-off.
The Brazilian forward, introduced as a second-half substitute, received the ball from Hernan Perez’s pass with seconds remaining on the clock and produced a sublime lobbed finish to seal a 1-0 win.
Defeat leaves Leganes one place above the bottom three but still five points from 18th-placed Sporting Gijon, while Espanyol moved up to ninth to stay within touching distance of the Europa League slots.
Victory at Estadio Municipal de Butarque is a third win in four games for Quique Sanchez Flores' side.
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