MADRID. Rayo Vallecano finds the way to recover against Girona with 2 goals from V. Tsygankov from a goal on the 52′ and a goal on the 29′.
Isi Palazón didn’t convert a decisive penalty (41′). That would have allowed Rayo Vallecano to win the match.
Isi Palazón missed 1 penalty (41′) for Rayo Vallecano. Also, didn’t score 1 penalty (41′) for Rayo Vallecano.
The match was played at the Estadio de Vallecas stadium in Madrid on Saturday and it started at 4:15 pm local time. In front of 12,263 spectators. The referee was Pablo González Fuertes with the collaboration of Alfredo Rodríguez Moreno and Israel Bárcena Rodríguez. The 4th official was Víctor Pérez Peraza. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 13.9 degrees Celsius or 56.97 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 55%.
No teams had a vastly superior advantage in terms of ball possession. Rayo Vallecano was in possession of the ball for 48% of the time vs. Girona that controlled the ball for 52% of the time.
Attitude and shots
Girona was more aggressive with 48 dangerous attacks and 12 shots of which 4 were on target. However, that was not enough Girona to win the match.
Rayo Vallecano shot 15 times, 3 on target, 8 off target. On the opposite side, Girona shot 12 times, 4 on target, 6 off target.
Rayo Vallecano received 2 yellow cards (Alejandro Catena and Mario Hernández). Talking about the opposition, Girona received 2 yellow cards (Arnau Martínez and David López).
After this contest, Rayo Vallecano will have 36 points like Athletic Club to sit in the 8th place. Regarding the opposition, Girona will have 31 points to remain in the 12th place.
In the next match in the La Liga, Rayo Vallecano will play away with Valencia on the 3rd of April with a 7-4 head to head statistic in favor of Valencia (6 draws).
Girona will host Espanyol on the 1st of April with a 4-2 head to head statistic in favor of Girona (1 draw).
Rayo Vallecano – Formation
Rayo Vallecano started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
The manager Andoni Iraola Sagarna decided to play with the following team: Stole Dimitrievski, Mario Hernández , Florian Lejeune , Alejandro Catena , Fran García , Óscar Valentín , Santi Comesaña , Isi Palazón , Óscar Trejo , Álvaro García and Sergio Camello .
The home team had on the bench: Abdul Mumin, Esteban Saveljich, Diego López, Josep Chavarría, José Pozo, Andrés Martín, Salvi , Raúl de Tomás , Unai López , Radamel Falcao, Ismaila Ciss and Mario Suárez.
Rayo Vallecano made 5 changes: Óscar Trejo for Raúl de Tomás (57′), Sergio Camello for Unai López (65′), Mario Hernández for Abdul Mumin (65′), Santi Comesaña for Salvi (79′) and Isi Palazón for Pathé Ciss (80′).
Best player: Álvaro García
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Rayo Vallecano was Álvaro García.
His rating iswith 20 passes (60% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 8. He performed 4 crosses.
Girona – Formation
Girona started with a mid-fielder-oriented line-up (4-1-4-1).
Miguel Ángel Sánchez Muñoz played with: Paulo Gazzaniga, Arnau Martínez , Santiago Bueno , David López , Miguel Gutiérrez , Oriol Romeu , Viktor Tsyhankov , Iván Martín , Borja García , Rodrigo Riquelme and Valentin Castellanos .
They had on the bench: Bernardo Espinosa, Javier Hernández, Juanpe, Valery Fernández, Cristhian Stuani, Reinier, Juan Carlos, Toni Villa , Toni Fuidias and Ricard Artero.
Girona made 4 changes: Rodrigo Riquelme for Toni Villa (46′), Miguel Gutiérrez for Javi Hernández (46′), Taty Castellanos for Christian Stuani (85′) and Borja García for Reinier (89′).
Best player: Viktor Tsyhankov
The most impressive player for Girona was Viktor Tsyhankov.
His rating iswith 2 goals, 40 passes (80% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 2 duels out of 4. He performed 3 crosses.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the La Liga.