VITORIA-GASTEIZ. Deportivo Alavés was after all too strong for Racing Santander with the goal of Luis Rioja (13′), Salva Sevilla (66′ pen) and Mamadou Sylla (79′).
Deportivo Alavés remained in 10 after Rober González received a red card in the 75′. Notwithstanding, Deportivo Alavés still succeeded in win this encounter playing only in 10.
The match was played at the Estadio de Mendizorroza stadium in Vitoria-Gasteiz on Saturday and it started at 9:00 pm local time. The referee was Dámaso Arcediano Monescillo who had the assistance of Marcos Cerdán Aguilar and Adrián Díaz González. The 4th official was Carlos Muñiz Muñoz.
The ball possession was not so different. Deportivo Alavés was in possession of the ball for 52% of the time vs. Racing Santander that controlled the ball for 48% of the time.
Attitude and shots
Deportivo Alavés had a more offensive attitude with 67 dangerous attacks and 19 shots of which 6 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Deportivo Alavés won the match.
Deportivo Alavés shot 19 times, 6 on target, 13 off target. Talking about the opposition, Racing Santander shot 8 times, 3 on target, 5 off target.
Deportivo Alavés received 1 yellow card (Antonio Blanco). Regarding the opposition, Racing Santander received 2 yellow cards (Aritz Aldasoro and Rubén Alves).
(Deportivo Alavés) was sent off after receiving a red card in the (75′).
After this match, Deportivo Alavés will have 40 points to sit in the 4th place. Talking about the opposition, Racing Santander will stay with 25 points like Ponferradina to sit in the 18th place.
In the next match in the La Liga 2, Deportivo Alavés will play away against Mirandés on the 29th of January with a 5-4 head to head stats in favor of Deportivo Alavés (1 draw).
Racing Santander will host Tenerife on the 27th of January with a 4-2 head to head stats in favor of Tenerife (1 draw).
Deportivo Alavés – Formation
Deportivo Alavés adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
The manager Luis García Plaza decided to play with the following team: Antonio Sivera, Nahuel Tenaglia , Nikola Maraš , Aleksandar Sedlar , Rubén Duarte , Salva Sevilla , Antonio Blanco , Abderrahman Rebbach , Jon Guridi , Luis Rioja and Mamadou Sylla .
The home team had on the bench: Jason, Víctor Laguardia, Rober González , Toni Moya , Jesús Owono, Anderson Arroyo, Miguel de la Fuente, Carlos Benavídez , Xeber Alkain, Alex Balboa, Javi López and Marc Tenas.
Deportivo Alavés made 5 changes: Jon Guridi for Rober González (72′), Abde Rebbach for Jason (72′), Salva Sevilla for C. Benavídez (78′), Salva Sevilla for Toni Moya (78′) and Luis Rioja for Javi López (90′).
Best player: Nahuel Tenaglia
The most impressive player for Deportivo Alavés was Nahuel Tenaglia even if he didn’t score any goal.
His rating iswith 31 passes (64% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 7 duels out of 12. He performed 2 crosses.
Racing Santander – Formation
Also Racing Santander adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
José Alberto López Menéndez played with: Miquel Parera, Dani Fernández , Germán Sánchez , Rubén , Saúl García , Íñigo Sáinz-Maza , Aritz Aldasoro , Jordi Mboula , Jorge Pombo , Iñigo Vicente and Matheus Aiás .
They had on the bench: Unai Medina, Jokin Ezkieta, Yeray Cabanzon, Eneko Satrustegui , Marco Camús, Alfonso Gonzalez, Alvaro Mantilla, Pol Moreno, Arturo Molina Tornero , Fausto Tienza, Cedric Omoigui and Gerard Fernández.
Racing Santander made 4 changes: Saúl García for Eneko Satrústegui (53′), Aritz Aldasoro for Yeray Cabanzón (70′), Jordi Mboula for Arturo Molina (70′) and Iñigo Vicente for Cedric Omoigui (78′).
Best player: Jorge Pombo
The most impressive player for Racing Santander was Jorge Pombo.
His rating iswith 32 passes (84% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 10 duels out of 16. He performed 1 cross. He hit the woodwork once times.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the La Liga 2.