Manucho’s brace secure Rayo point
Angola international Manucho struck a second half brace to help Rayo Vallecano snatch a point at Real Betis on Saturday night.
Manucho who was brought on for injured Miku scored two goals within six minute to cancel out Ruben Castro’s first-half brace for Real Betis.
Real Betis took a commanding 2-0 lead into the break but there was an upturn in fortunes after the restart for the host in what was an entertaining encounter.
Manucho planted the ball into the net with his head after latching on to a superb cross from Roberto Trashorras to give the away side hope before unleashing a volley from close range to even the contest.
The former Manchester united player has now scored more goals as a substitute than any other player in La Liga in 2016.
As for Rayo Vallecano, the result sees them increase their unbeaten run to seven games.