Real Zaragoza conquers Sporting Gijón 1-0 with a goal scored by V. Mollejo. HIGHLIGHTS

ZARAGOZA. Real Zaragoza prevails over Sporting Gijón 1-0 after V. Mollejo scored just 1 goal (51').

Real Zaragoza conquers Sporting Gijón 1-0 with a goal scored by V. Mollejo. HIGHLIGHTS

ZARAGOZA. Real Zaragoza defeats Sporting Gijón 1-0 after V. Mollejo scored just 1 goal (51′). Real Zaragoza took advantage of its better ball possession (57%).

The match was played at the Estadio de la Romareda stadium in Zaragoza on Saturday and it started at 9:00 pm local time. The referee was Oliver De La Fuente Ramos with the support of Daniel Pescador Hernández and Samuel García Aguilera. The 4th official was Daniel Palencia Caballero. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant at 20.5 degrees Celsius or 68.95 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 43%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 57 Ball Possession 43
Shots
  • 13 Total 13
  • 4 On Target 1
  • 9 Off Target 12
  • 1 Shots blocked 2
  • 129 Attack 114
  • 38 Dangerous attack 36
  • 110 Ball safe​ 109
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 4 Corners 4
  • 1 Off Sides 3
Fouls
  • 8 Total 10
  • 2 Yellow Cards 4
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 5 Substitutions 4

Ball possession

Real Zaragoza was in firm control of the ball 57% while Sporting Gijón was struggling with a 43% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

Real Zaragoza was putting more pressure with 38 dangerous attacks and 13 shots of which 4 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Real Zaragoza won the match​.

Real Zaragoza shot 13 times, 4 on target, 9 off target. On the opposite side, Sporting Gijón shot 13 times, 1 on target, 12 off target.

Cards

Real Zaragoza received 2 yellow cards (F. Gamez and ). On the opposite side, Sporting Gijón received 4 yellow cards (P. Insua, P. Diaz, G. Rosas and ).

Match Timeline

34'
P. Insua- Yellow
V. Mollejo(goal)Sergio
51'
65'
U. Milovanovic- sub ->U. Djurdjevic
65'
D. Queipo- sub ->A. Garcia
67'
P. Diaz- Yellow
72'
Cristo- sub ->G. Zarfino
72'
A. Bamba- sub ->P. Insua
Puche- sub ->Sergio
76'
F. Serrano- sub ->V. Mollejo
76'
G. Larrazabal- sub ->V. Vada
76'
F. Gamez- Yellow
80'
I. Azon- sub ->G. Simeone
82'
R. Petrovic- sub ->M. Molina
89'
90'
G. Rosas- Yellow
- Yellow
90'
90'
- Yellow

Standings

After this match, Real Zaragoza will have 8 points like Sporting Gijón and Real Oviedo to sit in the 12th place. On the opposite side, Sporting Gijón will stay with 8 points like Real Zaragoza and Real Oviedo to hold in the 11th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the La Liga 2, Real Zaragoza will play away against Mirandés on the 24th of September with a 6-4 head to head record in favor of Mirandés (5 draws).

Sporting Gijón will host UD Ibiza on the 23rd of September with a 1-1 head to head.

Real Zaragoza – Formation

Real Zaragoza
G
C. Álvarez 1.Argentina
6.7
D
6.8
D
J. Amador Silos 3.Portugal
7.1
D
G. Fuentes Gómez 2.Colombia
7.2
D
F. Gámez López 18.Spain
7.1
80'
M
M. Molina Valero 23.Spain
7.6
89'
M
J. Grau Ciscar 5.Spain
6.8
M
S. Bermejo Lillo 10.Spain
7.4
76'
M
7.2
76' Goals51'
F
V. Vada 11.Argentina
7.0
76'
F
G. Simeone 20.Italy
6.1
82'
Substitutes
G
Á. López 13.Spain
D
J. Sierra 15.Bolivia
D
C. Nieto 17.Spain
M
E. Valderrama 8.Spain
M
R. Petrović 4.Serbia
6.4
89'
M
A. Zapater 21.Spain
M
F. Gracia 14.Spain
6.6
76'
M
G. Larrazabal 12.Spain
6.6
76'
F
M. Gueye 19.Senegal
F
M. Puche 7.Spain
6.1
76'
F
I. Monzón 9.Spain
6.6
82'

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

The manager Juan Carlos Carcedo Mardones decided to play with the following team: Cristian Álvarez (6.7), Fran Gámez (7.1), Lluís López (6.8), Jair Amador (7.1), Gabriel Fuentes (7.2), Sergio Bermejo Lillo (7.4), Manu Molina (7.6), Jaume Grau (6.8), Víctor Mollejo (7.2), Giuliano Simeone (6.1) and Valentín Vada (7.0).

The home team had on the bench: Jairo Quinteros, Eugeni Valderrama, Radosav Petrović (6.4), Makhtar Gueye, Alberto Zapater, Miguel Puche (6.1), Marcos Luna Marcos Ruiz, Carlos Nieto, Francho Serrano (6.6), Gaizka Larrazabal (6.6), Ivan Azón Monzón (6.6) and Álvaro Ratón.

Substitutions

Real Zaragoza made 5 changes: Sergio for Puche (76′), V. Mollejo for F. Serrano (76′), V. Vada for G. Larrazabal (76′), G. Simeone for I. Azon (82′) and M. Molina for R. Petrovic (89′).

Best player: Manu Molina​

As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Real Zaragoza was Manu Molina even if he didn’t score the decisive goal.

His rating is (7.6) with 87 passes (81% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 3 duels out of 7. He performed 1 cross. He hit the woodwork once times.

Sporting Gijón – Formation

Sporting Gijón
G
6.8
D
C. Izquierdoz 24.Argentina
7.0
D
6.5
72' 34'
D
G. Rosas Alonso 2.Spain
7.4
90'
D
7.1
M
6.2
72'
M
P. Díaz Fanjul 8.Spain
8.0
67'
M
7.4
M
6.8
65'
M
J. Otero Tovar 19.Colombia
6.5
F
U. Đurđević 23.Serbia
6.3
65'
Substitutes
G
I. Cuéllar 1.Spain
D
A. Bamba 15.France
6.8
72'
D
P. Valentín 22.Spain
M
I. Méndez 10.Spain
M
J. Carrillo 20.Mexico
F
V. Campuzano 11.Spain
F
D. Queipo 30.Spain
6.4
65'
F
U. Milovanović 21.Serbia
6.8
65'
F
C. González 12.Spain
6.4
72'

Sporting Gijón started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

Abelardo Fernández Antuña played with: Diego Mariño (6.8), Guille Rosas (7.4), Pablo Insua (6.5), Carlos Izquierdoz (7.0), Diego Sanchez (7.1), Pedro Díaz (8.0), José Gragera (7.4), Juan Otero (6.5), Giovanni Zarfino (6.2), Aitor García (6.8) and Uroš Đurđević (6.3).

These were the players on the bench: Víctor Campuzano, Dani Queipo (6.4), Iván Cuéllar, Uroš Milovanović (6.8), Axel Bamba (6.8), Pol Valentín, Cristo González (6.4), Ignacio Méndez and Jordan Carillo Rodriguez.

Substitutions

Sporting Gijón made 4 changes: U. Djurdjevic for U. Milovanovic (65′), A. Garcia for D. Queipo (65′), G. Zarfino for Cristo (72′) and P. Insua for A. Bamba (72′).

Best player: Pedro Díaz​

The most impressive player for Sporting Gijón was Pedro Díaz.

His rating is (8.0) with 31 passes (80% accurate) and 5 key passes. He was won 7 duels out of 9. He performed 6 crosses.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the La Liga 2.​