Getafe crashed to earth a
week after their headline-grabbing victory over champions
Barcelona with a 3-0 defeat at Sevilla in La Liga on Monday.
Getafe were the first side to beat Barca this season with a
shock 1-0 home win, but they were soon trailing at the Sanchez
Pizjuan when Federico Fazio scored with a diving header
following a corner.
Former Getafe striker Manu del Moral scored a solo effort to
double the lead in the 50th minute and substitute Frederic
Kanoute curled a shot inside the far post at the end to secure
Sevilla their first back-to-back wins this season.
Sevilla climbed to fifth with 24 points from 14 games, 13
behind leaders Real Madrid, who notched their 14th consecutive
victory in all competitions with a 3-0 win at Sporting Gijon on
Barcelona are three points behind in second place, having
played a game more, after thumping fourth-placed Levante 5-0.
They travel to play Jose Mourinho's leaders on Saturday.
Getafe, with one point on the road this season, are 16th
with 13 points.
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