(HIGHLIGHTS) Crowded at the top of the LNFS after start of Round 28

Spanish elite futsal division LNFS started its Round 28 and after the initial set of five matches, there is quite a crowd present at the top of the league table, with plenty of teams lurking at the pole.

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O Parrulo Ferrol 0-2 Barça

Brave O Parrulo gave favored Barça a good run for their money, as they conceded a goal with only 30 seconds left on the clock. Barça's Dyego cut a pass while O Parrulo was pushing for a goal with 5 players in attack and scored from his own half.

The same thing happened seconds later when Marcenio made the cut and passed the ball to Aicardo who sealed Barça's victory for an important three points for the battle at the top. 

Real Betis Futsal 2-3 Ribera Navarra FS

With two consecutive victories, Ribera Navarra momentarily escaped the relegation zone and holds provisional 13th position. That they mean business, they proved with a goal in the 2nd minute of the match while traveling to Sevilla to play Real Betis Futsal. An effort by Sena.

In the same fashion, P. Iberra opened the second half, extending Ribera Navarra's lead.

Elias struck back for Real Betis a few minutes later, but Gabriel Vasques' goal and his teammates' response in the middle of the second half proved crucial for Ribera Navarra.

Betis only managed to soften the blow with Burrito's goal in the very end.

Osasuna Magna Xota 3-4 Jimbee Cartagena

Thanks to their furious start of the match, Jimbee Cartagena generated a considerable lead in the first ten minutes. At the very start of the match, Waltinho opened the scoring, followed by an own goal by Zurdo, and finally Solano a few moments later, who scored for a big 3-0 away lead.

Osasuna's response was great though, as Mancuso and Fabinho scored by the break, to catch the connection with the visitors ahead.

Juanpi's goal for Jimbee Cartagena in the 26th minute proved crucial, although Osasuna's César scored from free-kick a few minutes later.

A controversial situation took place in the 38th minute when it looked like Mancuso scored his second goal of the match and equalize it, but the referees disagreed.

Industrias Santa Coloma 5-2 Palma Futsal

A big, big win for Industrias Santa Coloma in their newly renovated futsal home, as they've recorded an important victory for the playoff battle against one of the leading teams in the league, Palma Futsal.

They were in for a shaky start though, as Nunes opened the scoring for the visitors and put Palma Futsal in front.

Khalid managed to equalize the match just before half-time for Industrias Santa Coloma, and few minutes into the second half, Cardona brought the lead to the home side.

However, Industrias Santa Coloma players were not out of the woods yet, because Higor equalized for Palma Futsal in the very next minute. Little did we know that that was everything we could have seen goal-wise from the visitors.

With two quick goals by Drahovsky and one more by Khalid, Industrias Santa Coloma took all three points and now edges close to the playoff spots.

Jaén FS 4-3 Burela FS

An exciting match was played between direct rivals for a position in the lower part of the league table, Jaén and Burela.

Mithyue opened the scoring for the home side in the 5th minute, but Burela's Quintela found the back of the net in the 19th minute, to equalize the score.

Jaén players were able to get back on the leading track before half-time, thanks to an effort by Antonio seconds before the whistle.

Javi Rodríguez scored for Burela in the closing stage of the match, equalizing it once again, and started a goal cannonade in the last few minutes of the duel.

Campoy and Míchel scored in the next two minutes to give a two-goal advantage to Jaen, and despite Javi Rodríguez's second goal of the evening, Burela was unable to catch Jaén who recorded three important points.

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