FC Cartagena overcomes Levante 1-0 with a goal scored by A. Sadiku. HIGHLIGHTS

VALENCIA. FC Cartagena prevails over Levante 1-0 after A. Sadiku scored just 1 goal (45').

FC Cartagena overcomes Levante 1-0 with a goal scored by A. Sadiku. HIGHLIGHTS

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%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 53 Ball Possession 47
Shots
  • 9 Total 6
  • 5 On Target 2
  • 4 Off Target 4
  • 0 Shots blocked 0
  • 114 Attack 72
  • 42 Dangerous attack 29
  • 52 Ball safe​ 53
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 3 Corners 2
  • 3 Off Sides 2
Fouls
  • 18 Total 21
  • 2 Yellow Cards 4
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 5 Substitutions 4

Ball possession

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.

Cards

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).

Match Timeline

10'
P. Alcala- Yellow
22'
A. Sadiku- sub ->A. Ortuno
32'
J. Izquierdo- Yellow
J. de Frutos- Yellow
45'
45'
A. Sadiku(goal)T. Datkovic
54'
T. Datkovic- Yellow
Wesley- Yellow
56'
M. Bouldini- sub ->R. Soldado
57'
64'
L. Sangalli- sub ->Borja
64'
J. Delmas- sub ->J. Izquierdo
R. Brugue- sub ->J. Montiel
66'
A. Cantero- sub ->J. de Frutos
67'
68'
L. Sangalli- Yellow
80'
O. Arribas- sub ->P. De Blasis
R. Ibanez- sub ->E. Franquesa
81'
C. Musonda- sub ->Wesley
81'

Standings

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.

Next matches

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
G
6.6
D
7.0
D
R. Nunes Vezo 14.Portugal
7.2
D
6.6
D
6.8
81'
M
V. Iborra de 10.Spain
7.0
M
7.3
M
7.3
66'
M
J. De Frutos 18.Spain
6.4
67' 45'
F
6.4
57'
F
6.8
81' 56'
Substitutes
G
J. Femenías 13.Spain
D
M. Saracchi 23.Uruguay
D
A. Muñoz 16.Spain
D
M. Pubill 29.Spain
D
R. Suárez 4.Spain
M
H. Redón 35.Spain
M
A. Cantero 11.Spain
6.2
67'
M
C. Musonda 21.Belgium
6.2
81'
M
J. Gómez 24.Spain
M
R. Ibáñez 19.Spain
7.0
81'
M
P. Martínez 6.Spain
M
R. Brugué 17.Spain
6.4
66'
F
M. Bouldini 22.Morocco
6.6
57'

Levante started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).

The manager Mehdi Nafti decided to play with the following team: Dani Cárdenas (6.6), Son (6.6), Sergio Postigo (7.0), Rúben Vezo (7.2), Enric Franquesa (6.8), Jorge de Frutos (6.4), Pepelu (7.3), Vicente Iborra (7.0), Joni Montiel (7.3), Roberto Soldado (6.4) and Wesley Moraes (6.8).

The home team had on the bench: Hugo Redón, Joan Femenías, Mohamed Bouldini (6.6), Álejandro Cantero (6.2), Charly Musonda Jr (6.2), Álex Muñoz, Marc Pubill, José Campaña, Robert Ibáñez (7.0), Pablo Martínez, Róber Pier, Roger Brugué (6.4) and Marcelo Saracchi.

Substitutions

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 is (7.3) with 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
G
8.4
D
7.0
10'
D
F. Olivas Alba 21.Spain
7.2
D
I. Calero Ruiz 16.Spain
6.4
D
T. Datković 6.Croatia
7.5
54'
D
6.7
64' 32'
M
D. Musto 18.Argentina
7.1
M
M. Rico Moreno 17.Spain
6.7
M
P. De Blasis 8.Argentina
7.1
80'
M
B. Valle Balonga 10.Spain
7.0
64'
F
6.5
22'
Substitutes
G
M. Martínez 1.Spain
D
J. Delmás 22.Spain
6.3
64'
D
P. Vázquez 5.Spain
D
J. Pérez 26.Spain
M
S. Lee 12.Korea Republic
M
A. Sanmartin 29.Spain
M
F. Feuillassier 14.Argentina
M
L. Sangalli 15.Spain
6.2
64' 68'
M
I. Pais 35.Argentina
M
A. Domingo 28.Spain
F
O. Arribas 11.Spain
6.8
80'
F
A. Sadiku 19.Albania
6.9
22' Goals45'

FC Cartagena started with a 5-4-1 line-up (5-4-1).

Luis Miguel Carrión Delgado played with: Aarón Escandell (8.4), Ivan Calero (6.4), Pedro Alcalá (7.0), Kiko Olivas (7.2), Toni Datković (7.5), Jairo Izquierdo González (6.7), Borja Valle (7.0), Mikel Rico (6.7), Damián Musto (7.1), Pablo De Blasis (7.1) and Alfredo Ortuño (6.5).

The following players were sitting on the bench: Julián Delmás (6.3), Sanghyeok Lee, Marc Martínez, Adrian Sanmartin, Franchu, Pablo Vázquez, Óscar Arribas Pasero (6.8), Luca Sangalli (6.2), Ignacio Pais, Armando Sadiku (6.9), Farru and Alejandro Domingo.

FC Cartagena could not rely on the presence of A. Sadiku (injured).

Substitutions

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.​