Kenneth Omeruo made his 13th La Liga start for Leganes who recorded their second away win of the season defeating Rayo Vallecano 2-1 reports Completesports.com.
The win was Leganes third over Rayo Vallecano in four games this season across all competition.
On-loan Middlesbrough striker Martin Braithwaite opened the scoring for Leganes after 36 minutes when he headed home from Jonathan Silva’s corner.
But Leganes’ hopes of holding on took a knock when Allan Nyom was dismissed for a reckless challenge on Adrian Embarba just before the hour.
The numerical advantage played into Vallecano’s hands as Alvaro Garcia netted on the rebound in the 83rd minute after fellow substitute Jose Pozo’s initial shot had been saved.
But the hosts were level for barely two minutes before they conceded again, Youssef En-Nesyri heading beyond Stole Dimitrievski from Oscar Rodriguez’s corner.
Omeruo has made 15 league appearance since he arrived on a season loan from Premier League club, Chelsea.
Defeat for 18th-placed Vallecano ended their impressive unbeaten run, having won four of their previous five fixtures, and they are now one point adrift of safety.
While for Leganes, the win moves to 13th in the standings, three points clear of the LaLiga relegation zone despite finishing the fixture with 10 men.
In Turkey, Abdulahi Shehu was an unused substitute for Bursaspor who played out a goalless draw at home to Konyaspor.
Shehu has made only two appearances this season due to his injury setback.
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