Girona recovers a 0-1 deficit to best Elche 2-1. HIGHLIGHTS

ELCHE. Girona succeeded in reverse the scoreline against Elche to win 2-1.

Girona recovers a 0-1 deficit to best Elche 2-1. HIGHLIGHTS

ELCHE. Girona was able to turn the tables against Elche to win 2-1. It was Elche to strike first with a goal of P. Lirola at the 16′. Then it was a goal in the 39′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, V. Castellanos gave the win to Girona in the 66′ minute.

The match was played at the Estadio Manuel Martínez Valero stadium in Elche on Tuesday and it started at 7:00 pm local time. The referee was Pablo González Fuertes who was helped by Alfredo Rodríguez Moreno and Israel Bárcena Rodríguez. The 4th official was Fulgencio Madrid Martínez. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant at 18.2 degrees Celsius or 64.83 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 85%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 45 Ball Possession 55
Shots
  • 12 Total 23
  • 4 On Target 5
  • 8 Off Target 18
  • 2 Shots blocked 7
  • 74 Attack 108
  • 33 Dangerous attack 51
  • 76 Ball safe​ 61
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 2 Corners 5
  • 2 Off Sides 3
Fouls
  • 16 Total 9
  • 3 Yellow Cards 2
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 5 Substitutions 5

Ball possession

Girona had a superior ball possession 55% while Elche was struggling with a 45% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

Girona was more aggressive with 51 dangerous attacks and 23 shots of which 5 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Girona won the contest.​

Elche shot 12 times, 4 on target, 8 off target. Talking about the opposition, Girona shot 23 times, 5 on target, 18 off target.

Cards

Elche received 3 yellow cards (Josan, G. Gumbau and D. Gonzalez). On the opposite side, Girona received 2 yellow cards (T. Villa and C. Stuani).

Match Timeline

13'
I. Martin- sub ->Y. Herrera
P. Lirola(goal)
16'
23'
T. Villa- Yellow
Josan- Yellow
28'
39'
I. Martin(goal)
G. Gumbau- sub ->Josan
57'
E. Ponce- sub ->R. Guti
58'
66'
V. Castellanos(goal)
R. Marti- sub ->L. Boye
67'
69'
C. Stuani- sub ->V. Castellanos
69'
R. Riquelme- sub ->T. Villa
G. Gumbau- Yellow
70'
N. Mercau- sub ->C. Clerc
82'
P. Bigas- sub ->E. Roco
81'
D. Gonzalez- Yellow
89'
89'
C. Stuani- Yellow
90'
Bernardo- sub ->V. Fernandez
90'
R. Terrats- sub ->A. Garcia

Standings

After playing this contest, Elche will stay with 4 points to sit in the 20th place. Talking about the opposition, Girona will have 16 points like Valencia and Mallorca to sit in the 13th place.

Next matches

Elche – Formation

Elche
G
6.1
D
E. Roco Roco 3.Chile
6.4
81'
D
7.0
82'
D
6.6
89'
D
P. Lirola Kosok 24.Spain
6.8
Goals16'
M
6.8
M
6.3
57' 28'
M
7.1
58'
M
8.1
M
P. Milla Peña 10.Spain
6.9
F
L. Boyé 9.Argentina
6.6
67'
Substitutes
G
A. Werner 1.Argentina
D
C. Soler 27.Spain
D
G. Cacicedo 5.Spain
D
P. Bigas 6.Spain
6.2
81'
D
N. Fernández 22.Argentina
6.8
82'
M
G. Gumbau 20.Spain
6.7
57' 70'
M
J. Donald 26.Spain
F
J. Morente 11.Spain
F
E. Ponce 19.Argentina
6.6
58'
F
R. Martí 18.Spain
6.8
67'

Elche started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

The manager Jorge Francisco Almirón Quintana decided to play with the following team: Édgar Badía (6.1), Pol Lirola (6.8), Enzo Roco (6.4), Diego González (6.6), Carlos Clerc (7.0), Omar Mascarell (6.8), Raúl Guti (7.1), Josan (6.3), Alex Collado (8.1), Pere Milla (6.9) and Lucas Boyé (6.6).

The home team had on the bench: Gerard Gumbau (6.7), Axel Werner, John Nwankwo Donald, José Antonio Morente Oliva, Carles Marco Soler, Ezequiel Ponce (6.6), Gonzalo Cacicedo Verdú, Pedro Bigas (6.2), Roger Martí (6.8), Rodrigo Mendoza Martinez Moya and Nicolás Fernández (6.8).

Substitutions

Elche made 5 changes: Josan for G. Gumbau (57′), R. Guti for E. Ponce (58′), L. Boye for R. Marti (67′), C. Clerc for N. Mercau (82′) and E. Roco for P. Bigas (81′).

Best player: Alex Collado​

Following our analysis, the most impressive player for Elche was Alex Collado.

His rating is (8.1) with 30 passes (96% accurate) and 4 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 5. He performed 2 crosses. He hit the woodwork once times.

Girona – Formation

Girona
G
P. Gazzaniga 13.Argentina
6.4
D
D. López 5.Spain
7.2
D
S. Bueno Sciutto 22.Uruguay
7.3
D
M. Gutiérrez 3.Spain
D
A. Martinez 4.Spain
7.6
D
7.4
M
6.4
90'
M
O. Romeu 18.Spain
7.3
M
8.1
90'
M
L. Villa Suárez 12.Spain
6.1
69' 23'
M
Y. Herrera Ravelo 21.Venezuela
6.8
13'
F
7.6
69' Goals66'
Substitutes
G
J. Martín 1.Spain
G
T. Fuidias 26.Spain
D
B. Espinosa 2.Colombia
90'
M
R. Riquelme 17.Spain
6.1
69'
M
I. Martín 23.Spain
7.0
13' Goals39'
M
R. Artero 36.Spain
M
R. Terrats 8.Spain
90'
F
Manu Vallejo 25.Spain
F
C. Stuani 7.Uruguay
6.8
69' 89'

Girona started with a mid-fielder-oriented line-up (4-1-4-1).

Miguel Ángel Sánchez Muñoz played with: Paulo Gazzaniga (6.4), Arnau Martínez (7.6), Santiago Bueno (7.3), David López (7.2), Miguel Gutiérrez Ortega, Javier Hernández (7.4), Oriol Romeu (7.3), Toni Villa (6.1), Yangel Herrera (6.8), Aleix García (8.1) and Valery Fernández (6.4), Valentin Castellanos (7.6).

These were the players on the bench: Manuel Javier Vallejo Galván, Rodrigo Riquelme (6.1), Bernardo José Espinosa Zúñiga, Iván Martín (7.0), Juan Carlos Martín Corral, Cristhian Stuani (6.8), Toni Fuidias Ribera, Ricard Artero Ruiz and Ramón Terrats Espacio.

Substitutions

Girona made 5 changes: Y. Herrera for I. Martin (13′), V. Castellanos for C. Stuani (69′), T. Villa for R. Riquelme (69′), V. Fernandez for Bernardo (90′) and A. Garcia for R. Terrats (90′).

Best player: Aleix García​

As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Girona was Aleix García even if he didn’t score any goal.

His rating is (8.1) with 73 passes (80% accurate) and 6 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 8. He performed 9 crosses. He hit the woodwork once times.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the La Liga.​