Real Zaragoza and Ponferradina draw 1-1 on Thursday. HIGHLIGHTS

ZARAGOZA. Ponferradina and Real Zaragoza draw 1-1. C. Rodriguez scored the first goal (47') for Ponferradina. V. Vada settled the score 1-1 (76') with a penalty.

Real Zaragoza and Ponferradina draw 1-1 on Thursday. HIGHLIGHTS

ZARAGOZA. Ponferradina and Real Zaragoza draw 1-1. C. Rodriguez scored the first goal (47′) for Ponferradina. V. Vada settled the score 1-1 (76′) with a penalty. Real Zaragoza was not able to win even if it was superior in terms of ball possession (60%)

The match was played at the Estadio de la Romareda stadium in Zaragoza on Thursday and it started at 5:00 pm local time. In front of 15,676 spectators.​ The referee was Aitor Gorostegui Fernández Ortega who had the assistance of Javier Merino Sánchez and Eliana Fernández González. The 4th official was Aimar Velasco Arbaiza. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant at 17.6 degrees Celsius or 63.68 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 60%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 60 Ball Possession 40
Shots
  • 13 Total 9
  • 3 On Target 2
  • 10 Off Target 7
  • 3 Shots blocked 2
  • 110 Attack 92
  • 54 Dangerous attack 22
  • 74 Ball safe 75
  • 1 Penalties 0
  • 10 Corners 1
Fouls
  • 19 Total 15
  • 4 Yellow Cards 4
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 4 Substitutions 5

Ball possession

Real Zaragoza had a superior ball possession 60% while Ponferradina was struggling with a 40% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

Real Zaragoza was more aggressive with 54 dangerous attacks and 13 shots of which 3 were on target. However, that was not enough Real Zaragoza to win the match​.

Real Zaragoza shot 13 times, 3 on target, 10 off target. On the opposite side, Ponferradina shot 9 times, 2 on target, 7 off target.

Cards

Real Zaragoza received 4 yellow cards (Jair, I. Eguaras, A. Frances and R. Petrovic). Talking about the opposition, Ponferradina received 4 yellow cards (J. M. Arias Copete, A. Pascanu, Jose Amo and R. Pujol).

Match Timeline

3'
24'
Jair Amador- Yellow
45'
46'
47'
52'
62'
62'
66'
Yuri- sub ->Sergi Enrich
66'
Iván Azón- sub ->Alberto Zapater
66'
66'
72'
74'
76'
81'
82'
85'
Alejandro Francés- Yellow
90'

Standings

After playing this match, Real Zaragoza will have 11 points like Real Sociedad II and Girona to stay in the 18th place. Talking about the opposition, Ponferradina will have 19 points to stay in the 4th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the La Liga 2, Real Zaragoza will play away against Girona on the 25th of October with a 7-4 head to head statistic in favor of Girona (5 draws).

Ponferradina will host Real Oviedo on the 24th of October with a 4-3 head to head statistic in favor of Ponferradina (5 draws).

Real Zaragoza – Formation

Real Zaragoza
G
Cristian Álvarez  1.Argentina
6.4
D
Jair Amador 3.Portugal
7.0
45'
D
Carlos Nieto 17.Spain
7.3
D
Fran Gámez 18.Spain
7.0
D
6.8
90'
M
Alberto Zapater 21.Spain
7.4
66'
M
Íñigo Eguaras 16.Spain
6.4
66' 3'
M
Valentín Vada 11.Argentina
8.1
Goals76'
M
Borja Sainz 26.Spain
6.5
66'
M
Juanjo Narváez 7.Colombia
7.1
F
Álvaro Giménez 20.Spain
6.6
82'
Substitutes
G
Álvaro Ratón 13.Spain
D
D
Pep Chavarría 15.Spain
D
Lluís López 24.Spain
M
R. Petrović 4.Serbia
6.2
66' 81'
M
A. González 8.Spain
6.4
82'
M
James Igbekeme 12.Nigeria
M
Francho Serrano 27.Spain
M
M
Sergio Bermejo 22.Spain
F
Iván Azón 31.Spain
7.0
66'
F
A. Mesa 23.Spain
6.4
66'

Real Zaragoza started with a mid-fielder-oriented line-up (4-1-4-1).

The manager Juan Ignacio Martínez Jiménez decided to play with the following team: Cristian Álvarez (6.4), Fran Gámez (7.0), Alejandro Francés (6.8), Jair Amador (7.0), Carlos Nieto (7.3), Íñigo Eguaras (6.4), Borja Sainz (6.5), Alberto Zapater (7.4), Valentín Vada (8.1), Juan Narváez (7.1) and Álvaro Giménez (6.6).

The home team had on the bench: Enrique Clemente, Radosav Petrović (6.2), Adrián González (6.4), Josep Chavarría, Álvaro Ratón, Lluís López, James Igbekeme, Ivan Azón Monzón (7.0), Nano Mesa (6.4), Francho Serrano, César Yanis and Sergio Bermejo Lillo.

Substitutions

Real Zaragoza made 4 changes: I. Eguaras for R. Petrovic (66′), A. Zapater for I. Azon (66′), B. Sainz for N. Mesa (66′) and A. Gimenez for Adrian (82′).

Best player: Valentín Vada​

The most impressive player for Real Zaragoza was Valentín Vada.

His rating is (8.1) with 1 goal, 53 passes (88% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 9. He performed 4 crosses.

Ponferradina – Formation

Ponferradina
G
7.1
D
6.6
D
Ricard Pujol 14.Spain
6.3
72'
D
A. Pașcanu 4.Romania
6.7
24'
D
José Copete 27.Spain
7.0
62' 52'
M
Paul Anton 6.Romania
6.6
62'
M
7.3
Goals47'
M
Agus Medina 8.Spain
6.4
46'
M
Saúl Crespo 23.Spain
7.1
85'
M
Kike Saverio  28.Ecuador
6.2
F
Sergi Enrich 9.Spain
7.0
66'
Substitutes
G
Sergi Puig 35.Spain
D
D
D
José Amo 5.Spain
6.1
62' 74'
M
Erik Morán 18.Spain
6.6
62'
F
Yuri 10.Brazil
6.4
66'
F
J. Becerra 17.Colombia
F
Kuki 24.Spain
6.6
85'
F
Dani Ojeda 7.Spain
7.3
46'
F
Daniel Romera 21.Spain

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

Talking about the opposition, Jon Andoni Pérez Alonso played with: Amir Abedzadeh (7.1), Ivan Rodríguez (6.6), Alexandru Paşcanu (6.7), Copete (7.0), Ricard Pujol (6.3), Paul Anton (6.6), Cristian Rodríguez (7.3), Agus Medina (6.4), Saúl Crespo (7.1), Kike Saverio (6.2) and Sergi Enrich (7.0).

They had on the bench: Yuri (6.4), Juan Camilo Becerra, Kuki Zalazar (6.6), Erik Morán (6.6), Adrián Castellano, Lucho Garcia, José Antonio Ríos, Sergi Puig, Daniel Ojeda (7.3), Jose Amo (6.1) and Daniel Romera.

Substitutions

Ponferradina made 5 changes: Agus Medina for D. Ojeda (46′), P. Anton for Jose Amo (62′), J. M. Arias Copete for E. Moran (62′), S. Enrich for Yuri (66′) and S. Crespo for K. Zalazar (85′).

Best player: Cristian Rodríguez​

Following our analysis, the most impressive player for Ponferradina was Cristian Rodríguez.

His rating is (7.3) with 1 goal, 47 passes (70% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 2 duels out of 4. He performed 3 crosses.

Results of the day

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