Spanish Liga - Last-gasp Garcia sees Espanyol hold Valencia

Espanyol levelled with the last kick of the game to draw 3-3 at home to Valencia in La Liga on Saturday, with three goals coming in a frantic final seven minutes at Cornella-El Prat.

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Espanyol's Sergio Garcia (R) celebrates (Reuters)

Espanyol levelled with the last kick of the game to draw 3-3 at home to Valencia in La Liga on Saturday, with three goals coming in a frantic final seven minutes at Cornella-El Prat.

Espanyol striker Sergio Garcia muscled his way past Victor Ruiz to shoot high into the net in the 94th minute, after Valencia looked to have snatched all three points with two quick goals at the end.

Jonas fired in from the edge of the area from Roberto Soldado's knock down to make it 2-2 in the 87th-minute and Spain striker Soldado then lifted the ball over Kiko Casilla for what looked like the decider in the 91st.

Espanyol had twice led through Wakaso and then Joan Verdu, with Sergio Canales grabbing a first equaliser in the 53rd.

Valencia were fifth with 50 points and seven games left to play, one point short of fourth-placed Real Sociedad in the last Champions League qualification berth.

Sociedad visit Rayo Vallecano on Sunday.

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