Quini, 68, was the eighth-highest scorer in Spain's top flight thanks to his exploits with Sporting and Barcelona.
Quini, who has died aged 68, is the eighth-highest scorer in Spain's top flight thanks to his exploits with Sporting and Barcelona.
Only a win would suffice for Sporting and they achieved that, defeating hosts Eibar 1-0, but they still dropped down to Spain's second tier.
Real Madrid full-back Marcelo was relieved following Saturday's 3-2 win at Sporting Gijon.
Isco showed Real Madrid what they would be missing if he leaves at the end of the season with a display to thrill Zinedine Zidane in Gijon.
Spain international Isco offered a sublime demonstration of his value to Real Madrid with two excellent goals in the 3-2 win at Sporting.
A fourth LaLiga game without a win looks to have ended Sevilla's title hopes, with Sporting Gijon the latest side to frustrate them.