GIJóN. Racing Santander prevails over Sporting Gijón with a 2-0 win with a goal from S. Gassama (30′) and a goal from M. Aias (90′). Sporting Gijón was much superior in terms of ball possession (65%).
The match was played at the Estadio Municipal El Molinón stadium in Gijón on Sunday and it started at 2:00 pm local time. The referee was Luis Mario Milla Alvéndiz who was helped by Roberto Tejero García and Iván Ríos Vargas. The 4th official was Guillermo Conejero Sánchez. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was hot at 25 degrees Celsius or 76.95 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 70%.
Sporting Gijón had a superior ball possession 65% while Racing Santander was struggling with a 35% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Racing Santander had a more offensive attitude with 35 dangerous attacks and 12 shots of which 5 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Racing Santander won the match.
Sporting Gijón shot 16 times, 4 on target, 12 off target. On the other side, Racing Santander shot 12 times, 5 on target, 7 off target.
Sporting Gijón received 4 yellow cards (G. Zarfino, A. Garcia, U. Djurdjevic and G. Rosas). On the other side, Racing Santander received 5 yellow cards (J. Pombo, S. Gassama, A. Mantilla, I. Sainz-Maza and J. Elitim).
After this match, Sporting Gijón will stay with 8 points like Real Oviedo to sit in the 8th place. Regarding the opposition, Racing Santander will have 3 points like Leganés and Málaga to sit in the 20th place.
In the next match in the La Liga 2, Sporting Gijón will host UD Ibiza on the 23rd of September with a 1-1 head to head record.
Racing Santander will play away agasint SD Eibar on the 25th of September with a 0-0 head to head stats.
Sporting Gijón – Formation
Sporting Gijón adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
The manager Abelardo Fernández Antuña decided to play with the following team: Diego Mariño, Guille Rosas , Pablo Insua , Carlos Izquierdoz , José Ángel , Pedro Díaz , José Gragera , Juan Otero , Cristo González , Dani Queipo and Uroš Đurđević .
The home team had on the bench: Uroš Milovanović, Diego Sanchez , Axel Bamba, Iván Cuéllar, Ignacio Méndez, Víctor Campuzano, Jordan Carillo Rodriguez , Pol Valentín, Aitor García and Giovanni Zarfino .
Sporting Gijón could not rely on the presence of D. Sanchez (injured).
Sporting Gijón made 5 changes: Cote for D. Sanchez (29′), Cristo for G. Zarfino (46′), J. Gragera for U. Milovanovic (46′), J. Otero for A. Garcia (59′) and D. Queipo for J. Carrillo (77′).
Best player: Carlos Izquierdoz
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Sporting Gijón was Carlos Izquierdoz.
His rating iswith 72 passes (91% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 6 duels out of 10. He performed 1 cross.
Racing Santander – Formation
Also Racing Santander adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
Guillermo Fernández Romo played with: Miquel Parera, Alvaro Mantilla , Pol Moreno , Rubén , Eneko Satrustegui , Íñigo Sáinz-Maza , Juergen Elitim , Jordi Mboula , Jorge Pombo , Iñigo Vicente and Sekou Gassama .
These were the players on the bench: Dani Fernández, Aritz Aldasoro, Pablo Bobadilla, Fausto Tienza, Peque, Marco Camús , Saúl García, Jokin Ezkieta, Alfonso Gonzales and Matheus Aiás .
Racing Santander could not rely on the presence of M. Aias (injured).
Racing Santander made 5 changes: I. Vicente for M. Camus (62′), S. Gassama for M. Aias (68′), J. Elitim for A. Fausto (84′), J. Mboula for Peque (85′) and J. Pombo for D. Fernandez (85′).
Best player: Miquel Parera
The player that probably impressed the most for Racing Santander was the goalkeeper: Miquel Parera. His rating is 8.11. He performed 5 saves.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the La Liga 2.