A Giuseppe Rossi strike helped Villarreal to its first win of the Spanish League season on Tuesday as it beat Mallorca 2-0, finally clicking into gear after a disappointing start to the season.
In Rome, Inter Milan coach Gian Piero Gasperini's position became increasingly untenable on Tuesday as the Italian League giant's winless run continued with a shock 3-1 defeat at promoted Novara.
The results: Spanish League: Osasuna 0 drew with Sevilla 0; Real Sociedad 1 (Estrada 64) bt Grenada 0; Villarreal 2 (Rossi 8, Nilmar 52) bt Real Mallorca 0.
Italian League: Novara 3 (Meggiorini 38, Rigoni 86-pen, 90+1) bt Inter Milan 1 (Cambiasso 89) . — Agencies