VITORIA-GASTEIZ. Deportivo Alavés beat Huesca to win 2-1. It was Deportivo Alavés to strike first with a goal of X. Alkain at the 42′. Then N. Tenaglia scored again for Deportivo Alavés in the 52′ minute. Eventually, O. Sielva reduced the distance for Huesca (66′). Eventually, that was it, and the result remained 2-1.
The match was played at the Estadio de Mendizorroza stadium in Vitoria-Gasteiz on Sunday and it started at 4:15 pm local time. The referee was Raúl Martín González Francés who had the assistance of Francisco José Arencibia Medina and Christian Arlex Valverde Monsalve. The 4th official was Fernando Román Román.
No teams had a vastly superior advantage in terms of ball possession. Deportivo Alavés was in possession of the ball for 49% of the time vs. Huesca that controlled the ball for 51% of the time.
Attitude and shots
Deportivo Alavés was more aggressive with 46 dangerous attacks and 13 shots of which 5 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Deportivo Alavés won the match.
Deportivo Alavés shot 13 times, 5 on target, 8 off target. On the other side, Huesca shot 11 times, 3 on target, 8 off target.
Deportivo Alavés received 1 yellow card (R. Duarte). On the other side, Huesca received 2 yellow cards (D. Timor and O. Sielva).
After playing this encounter, Deportivo Alavés will have 14 points to remain in the 1st place. Regarding the opposition, Huesca will stay with 7 points like Lugo and UD Ibiza to sit in the 15th place.
In the next match in the La Liga 2, Deportivo Alavés will host Ponferradina on the 2nd of October with a 4-3 head to head statistic in favor of Deportivo Alavés (1 draw).
Huesca will host Leganés on the 24th of September with a 3-2 head to head stats in favor of Leganés (1 draw).
Deportivo Alavés – Formation
Deportivo Alavés started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
The manager Luis García Plaza decided to play with the following team: Antonio Sivera, Nahuel Tenaglia , Abdelkabir Abqar , Aleksandar Sedlar , Rubén Duarte , Salva Sevilla , Carlos Benavídez , Jon Guridi , Xeber Alkain , Miguel de la Fuente and Abderrahman Rebbach .
The home team had on the bench: Toni Moya, Alex Balboa, Jesús Owono, Taichi Hara , Rober González, Unai Ropero, Javi López , Abdallahi Mahmoud, Nikola Maraš , Imanol Baz, Jason and Anderson Arroyo.
Deportivo Alavés could not rely on the presence of N. Maras (injured).
Deportivo Alavés made 5 changes: A. Abqar for N. Maras (63′), X. Alkain for Jason (64′), M. de la Fuente for T. Hara (72′), S. Sevilla for T. Moya (72′) and A. Rebbach for J. Lopez (86′).
Best player: Nahuel Tenaglia
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Deportivo Alavés was Nahuel Tenaglia.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 23 passes (65% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 10. He performed 4 crosses.
Huesca – Formation
Huesca started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).
José Ángel Ziganda Lacunza played with: Andrés Fernández, Andrei Rațiu , Jérémy Blasco , Jorge Pulido , Florian Miguel , Patrick Soko , Kento Hashimoto , David Timor , Dani Escriche , Aboubakary Kanté and Juan Carlos .
The following players were sitting on the bench: Eusebio Monzó, Gerard Valentín, Ignasi Vilarrasa, Cristian Salvador, Oscar Sielva , Kevin Omoruyi , Rubén Pulido, Pablo Tomeo , Juan Villar, José Ángel Carrillo , Manu Rico and Miguel San Román.
Huesca could not rely on the presence of G. Valentin (injured).
Huesca made 5 changes: P. Soko for G. Valentin (21′), J. Pulido for O. Sielva (46′), K. Hashimoto for P. Tomeo (46′), A. Kante for Kevin (61′) and D. Escriche for Carrillo (78′).
Best player: Oscar Sielva
The most impressive player for Huesca was Oscar Sielva.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 33 passes (87% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 2 duels out of 3. He performed 3 crosses.
His performance was remarkable also because he started the match from the bench before entering the filed in the 46′.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the La Liga 2.