VALENCIA. FC Cartagena defeats Levante 1-0 after A. Sadiku scored just 1 goal (45′).
The match was played at the Estadio Ciudad de Valencia stadium in Valencia on Friday and it started at 9:00 pm local time. The referee was Dámaso Arcediano Monescillo with the support of Marcos Cerdán Aguilar and Adrián Díaz González. The 4th official was Sergio Usón Rosel. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant at 22.3 degrees Celsius or 72.16 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 70%.
There was not much difference in terms of ball possession. Levante was in possession of the ball for 53% of the time vs. FC Cartagena that controlled the ball for 47% of the time.
Attitude and shots
Levante was more pushing with 42 dangerous attacks and 9 shots of which 5 were on target. Nevertheless, FC Cartagena succeeded in find the solution to win this encounter.
Levante shot 9 times, 5 on target, 4 off target. Talking about the opposition, FC Cartagena shot 6 times, 2 on target, 4 off target.
Levante received 2 yellow cards (J. de Frutos and Wesley). Talking about the opposition, FC Cartagena received 4 yellow cards (P. Alcala, J. Izquierdo, T. Datkovic and L. Sangalli).
After this encounter, Levante will stay with 9 points like Burgos to hold in the 9th place. Talking about the opposition, FC Cartagena will have 12 points like Granada to hold in the 2nd place.
In the next match in the La Liga 2, Levante will play away against Burgos on the 25th of September with a 0-0 head to head stats.
Levante – Formation
Levante started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).
The manager Mehdi Nafti decided to play with the following team: Dani Cárdenas, Son , Sergio Postigo , Rúben Vezo , Enric Franquesa , Jorge de Frutos , Pepelu , Vicente Iborra , Joni Montiel , Roberto Soldado and Wesley Moraes .
The home team had on the bench: Hugo Redón, Joan Femenías, Mohamed Bouldini, Álejandro Cantero , Charly Musonda Jr , Álex Muñoz, Marc Pubill, José Campaña, Robert Ibáñez , Pablo Martínez, Róber Pier, Roger Brugué and Marcelo Saracchi.
Levante made 5 changes: R. Soldado for M. Bouldini (57′), J. Montiel for R. Brugue (66′), J. de Frutos for A. Cantero (67′), E. Franquesa for R. Ibanez (81′) and Wesley for C. Musonda (81′).
Best player: Pepelu
The player that probably impressed the most for Levante was Pepelu.
His rating iswith 62 passes (90% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 10 duels out of 12. He performed 3 crosses.
FC Cartagena – Formation
FC Cartagena started with a 5-4-1 line-up (5-4-1).
Luis Miguel Carrión Delgado played with: Aarón Escandell, Ivan Calero , Pedro Alcalá , Kiko Olivas , Toni Datković , Jairo Izquierdo González , Borja Valle , Mikel Rico , Damián Musto , Pablo De Blasis and Alfredo Ortuño .
The following players were sitting on the bench: Julián Delmás, Sanghyeok Lee, Marc Martínez, Adrian Sanmartin, Franchu, Pablo Vázquez, Óscar Arribas Pasero , Luca Sangalli , Ignacio Pais, Armando Sadiku , Farru and Alejandro Domingo.
FC Cartagena could not rely on the presence of A. Sadiku (injured).
FC Cartagena made 4 changes: A. Ortuno for A. Sadiku (22′), Borja for L. Sangalli (64′), J. Izquierdo for J. Delmas (64′) and P. De Blasis for O. Arribas (80′).
Best player: Aarón Escandell
The player that probably impressed the most for FC Cartagena was the goalkeeper: Aarón Escandell. His rating is 8.42. He performed 5 saves.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the La Liga 2.