Sadiq Umar has scored his 17th league goal of the season as Almeria secured a 3-0 home win against SD Amorebieta on Saturday.
The Super Eagles striker scored his side’s third goal as they go top of La Liga Smart Bank table with 76 points, two ahead of Eibar, who have a game in hand.
Before his goal Sadiq Umar missed a penalty but he still got his 17th of the season later in the game.
With three games to go, Almeria could secure promotion with a win in their next game, should third-placed Real Valladolid fail to win.
So far this season Umar has 17 goals and 8 assists in 33 league games this season.