Watch: Radamel Falcao scores the winner in the 96th minute for Rayo Vallecano to beat Athletic Bilbao
Rayo Vallecano beat Athletic Bilbao at San Mames in La Liga on Tuesday night in dramatic fashion. Alvaro Garcia gave the visitors the advantage in the fifth minute, before a home goal from Pathé Ciss equalized the proceedings in the 33rd. Then, just dead in the 96th minute, Radamel Falcao scored an incredible winner.
Radamel Falcao with the WINNING downtime! ??
Two under-appearances for El Tigre since signing for Rayo Vallecano, and two goals 🐅 pic.twitter.com/RIPwCK7fOE
– Premier Sports (@PremierSportsTV) September 21, 2021
Falcao, nicknamed El Tigre and Colombian football legend, joined Rayo on a free transfer this summer, a move that raised eyebrows among many netizens. The result places the newly promoted Rayo in fourth place in La Liga, just four points behind league leaders Atletico Madrid and two ahead of Barcelona in eighth position. Athletic are sixth, one point behind the team that beat them tonight.
– Rayo Vallecano (@RayoVallecano) September 21, 2021
Rayo welcomes Cadiz to Vallecas this Sunday, before heading north to Pamplona to face Osasuna in El Sadar. Athletics will travel to Mestalla to face fit Valencia this Saturday, before hosting Alaves the following Friday.