Real Sociedad, Valencia share the spoils

San Sebastian, Spain (SportsNetwork.com) - Carles Gil and Sergio Canales traded first-half goals on Sunday as Valencia and Real Sociedad played to a 1-1 draw at the Anoeta.

Valencia has gotten off to a hot start this season, entering the match unbeaten in their first five La Liga fixtures and the club got off to a flying start as Gil opened the scoring after just 15 minutes.

But Sociedad drew level in the 36th minute through a strike from Canales as the clubs were forced to share the points.

Also in La Liga on Sunday, Michel Herrero found the back of the net after 25 minutes to hand Getafe a 1-0 win over Malaga at the Coliseum Alfonso Perez, while Edgar Antonio Mendez scored at the death to lift Almeria to a 1-0 victory over newly-promoted Deportivo at the Riazor.

Finally in La Liga on Sunday, Cordoba and Espanyol played to a scoreless stalemate at the Estadio Nuevo Arcangel.