( Reuters) – La Liga strugglers Leganes did little to increase their survival bid as they played out a 0-0 draw on the road against lowly Eibar at the Ipurua Municipal Arena on Thursday.
The very best chance of the very first half was up to Leganes forward Aitor Ruibal but his effort from the edge of package was well saved by Marko Dmitrovic.
Eibar striker Kike rejected a remarkable chance to break the deadlock in the 65 th minute when he sent his header from close quarters sailing over the crossbar.
Eibar are 15 th with 36 points, four clear of the relegation zone, while Leganes remained second-bottom with 29 points, 6 points adrift of the safety zone.
Meanwhile, goals from Cucho Hernandez and Takefusa Kubo gave Mallorca a much-needed 2-0 home victory over mid-table Levante.
Colombian forward Cucho powered a header previous goalkeeper Aitor Fernandez in the 40 th minute to give his side the lead prior to Japan forward Kubo sealed the triumph with a well-taken goal in the 84 th minute.
Mallorca remained third-bottom however relocated to 32 points, three adrift of 17 th-placed Alaves, who have a game in hand. (This story refiles to fixe typo in para four)
Reporting by Arvind Sriram in Bengaluru; Editing by Ken Ferris