RC Celta lost to SD Eibar (2-0) in a match in which the sky blue could not feel at ease at any time. The home side scored twice at the start of the second half.
The first half was characterised as even. Eibar strung balls in the area and RC Celta defended firmly. Fran Escribá’s players struck some dangerous counter-attacks but could not convert them into a goal.
In the second half the home team scored two goals thanks to the goals of Edu Expósito and Orellana. The sky-blue pressed to reduce the difference but it was not possible.
2 – SD Eibar: Dmitrovic; Arbilla, Oliveira, Escalante, Cote (Tejero, min 46); Expósito, Sergio Álvarez; De Blasis, Orellana (León, min 73), Inui; Kike García (Charles, min 76)
0 – RC Celtic: Rubén Blanco; Hugo Mallo, Aidoo, Araújo, Olaza; Brais Méndez (Gabriel Fernández, min 84), Lobotka (Rafinha, min 62), Yokuslu (Pape, min 67), Denis Suárez; Santi Mina, Iago Aspas.
Goals: 1-0 Expósito, min 47; 2-0 Orellana, min 58;
Referee: Juan Martínez Munuera, from the Valencian committee. He booked Orellana, Arbilla (SD Eibar) and Olaza (RC Celta) with yellow cards.