SANTANDER. Racing Santander destroys Albacete 4-1 with goals of Roko Baturina (18′), Saúl García (20′), Iñigo Vicente (45′ pen) and Matheus Aiás (90′). Talking about the opposition, Albacete scored with Lander Olaetxea (31′). Albacete was definitely superior in terms of ball possession (63%).
The match was played at the Campos de Sport de El Sardinero stadium in Santander on Saturday and it started at 9:00 pm local time. The referee was Iosu Galech Apezteguía who had the assistance of David Fernández Blanco and Christian Arlex Valverde Monsalve. The 4th official was Guillermo Conejero Sánchez. The weather was clear. The temperature was cold at 13.3 degrees Celsius or 55.85 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 72%.
- ! 36 Ball Possession 64
- 19 Total 16
- 10 On Target 4
- 5 Off Target 10
- 4 Shots blocked 2
- 100 Attack 137
- 36 Dangerous attack 58
- 82 Ball safe 73
- 1 Penalties 0
- 3 Corners 6
- 1 Off Sides 1
- 21 Total 16
- 3 Yellow Cards 4
- 0 Double Yellow 0
- 0 Red Card 0
- 5 Substitutions 5
Albacete was in firm control of the ball 63% while Racing Santander was struggling with a 37% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Albacete was more pushing with 58 dangerous attacks and 16 shots of which 4 were on target. Nonetheless, Racing Santander was able to find the solution to win this match.
Racing Santander shot 19 times, 10 on target, 5 off target. Talking about the opposition, Albacete shot 16 times, 4 on target, 10 off target.
Racing Santander received 3 yellow cards (Aritz Aldasoro, Germán Sánchez and Fausto Tienza). Talking about the opposition, Albacete received 4 yellow cards (Carlos Isaac, Jonathan Dubasin, Higinio Marín and Rodri Alonso).
After playing this match, Racing Santander will have 41 points to hold in the 16th place. Talking about the opposition, Albacete will stay with 52 points to hold in the 6th place.
In the next match in the La Liga 2, Racing Santander will play away against Real Zaragoza on the 15th of April with a 5-4 head to head in favor of Real Zaragoza (10 draws).
Albacete will play away agasint Villarreal II on the 22nd of April with a 3-0 head to head record in favor of Villarreal II (4 draws).
Racing Santander – Formation
Racing Santander started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
The manager José Alberto López Menéndez decided to play with the following team: Miquel Parera, Unai Medina , Germán Sánchez , Rubén , Saúl García , Íñigo Sáinz-Maza , Aritz Aldasoro , Arturo Molina Tornero , Juergen Elitim , Iñigo Vicente and Roko Baturina .
The home team had on the bench: Pol Moreno, Jokin Ezkieta, Fausto Tienza, Gerard Fernández, Yeray Cabanzon, Jorge Pombo, Matheus Aiás , Sekou Gassama, Cedric Omoigui, Alvaro Mantilla and Eneko Satrustegui.
Racing Santander made 5 changes: Arturo Molina for Fausto Tienza (46′), Roko Baturina for Matheus Aias (62′), Aritz Aldasoro for Alvaro Mantilla (75′), Juergen Farid Elitim Sepulveda for Peque (89′) and Iñigo Vicente for Jorge Pombo (89′).
Best player: Saúl García
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Racing Santander was Saúl García.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 28 passes (64% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 4 duels out of 6. He performed 2 crosses.
Albacete – Formation
Albacete started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
Rubén Albés Yáñez played with: Bernabé Barragán, Carlos Isaac , Flavien Boyomo , Juan Antonio Ros , Juan María Alcedo , Riki Rodríguez , Lander Olaetxea , Maikel Mesa , Jonathan Dubasin , Higinio Marín and Manuel Fuster .
They had on the bench: Dani Escriche, Juanma García , Fran Álvarez, Diego Altube, Rodrigo Alonso , Cristian Glauder, Mohammed Djetei and Jovanny Bolívar .
Albacete made 5 changes: Carlos Isaac for Juanma García (46′), Maikel Mesa for Rodrigo Alonso Martín (46′), Jonathan Dubasin for Dani Escriche (46′), Higinio Marín for Jovanny Bolívar (78′) and Lander Olaetxea for Fran Álvarez (87′).
Best player: Lander Olaetxea
The most impressive player for Albacete was Lander Olaetxea.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 51 passes (78% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 10 duels out of 15. He performed 1 cross.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the La Liga 2.
- UD Ibiza – Sporting Gijón – 1-3
- Racing Santander – Albacete – 4-1
- Real Zaragoza – Granada – 1-0