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Malaga's winless away run continues with draw against struggling Osasuna

Michael Santos is brought down by Osasuna goalkeeper Mario Fernández
Michael Santos is brought down by Osasuna goalkeeper Mario Fernández / Agencia LOF
  • Ignacio Camacho equalised for the Blue and Whites three minutes after Goran Čaušić had given the hosts the lead

Malaga's winless run on the road this season continued following a 1-1 draw against relegation candidates Osasuna at El Sadar stadium on Friday night.

Marcelo Romero's side were the better team in the first half, but they spurned their best opportunity to take the lead when Michael Santos saw his penalty saved by Osasuna goalkeeper Mario Fernández, after the latter had brought down the former in the penalty area 18 minutes in.

The hosts were much improved in the second half and were on course to end a winless streak of their own at home when Goran Čaušić converted substitute Kenan Kodro's cut-back with just under fifteen minutes remaining.

Nevertheless, Ignacio Camacho headed the Blue and Whites level three minutes later after Fernández misjudged a long throw-in from new signing Luis Hernández.

The result meant Málaga moved up one place to 13th in the table, but their rise in position proved to be temporary after Real Betis' controversial 1-1 draw with Barcelona saw Romero's men fall back down into 14th.