( Reuters) – La Liga strugglers Leganes did little to boost their survival quote as they played out a 0-0 make use of the roadway versus lowly Eibar at the Ipurua Municipal Arena on Thursday.

The best chance of the very first half fell to Leganes forward Aitor Ruibal however his effort from the edge of the box was well saved by Marko Dmitrovic.

Eibar striker Kike spurned a remarkable opportunity to break the deadlock in the 65 th minute when he sent his header from close quarters cruising over the crossbar.

Eibar are 15 th with 36 points, four clear of the relegation zone, while Leganes remained second-bottom with 29 points, six points adrift of the security zone.

Meanwhile, goals from Cucho Hernandez and Takefusa Kubo offered Mallorca a much-needed 2-0 house triumph over mid-table Levante.

Colombian forward Cucho powered a header past goalkeeper Aitor Fernandez in the 40 th minute to provide his side the lead before Japan forward Kubo sealed the triumph with a well-taken objective in the 84 th minute.

Mallorca remained third-bottom however transferred to 32 points, 3 adrift of 17 th-placed Alaves, who have a video game in hand.

Reporting by Arvind Sriram in Bengaluru; Editing by Ken Ferris

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