Cádiz found oxygen on their visit to Levante in a match in which their 0-2 victory suffocated the Valencian team and which was resolved with goals from Negredo in the first half and Sánchez after the break.
The last two classified in the table faced their emergencies in a match in which Levante, bottom team, started well, gave in to Cádiz at the end of the first half and their improvement in the second half he didn’t give enough of himself to achieve not even a draw.
It was a match with few goal chances, very disputed and in which the team that was most reliable in front of goal took the points and the particular goal difference.
Despite the qualifying situation of both teams, the match started at a very good pace, especially by the local team, which, based on in-depth actions by both wings, approached the Cadiz team’s goal with some danger.
The team of Sergio Gonzalez He tried to reply to the local and despite being dominated in some phases of the game, he did not go through dangerous situations.
Midway through the first period, Levante’s performance dropped while Cádiz improved. He gained prominence and had more of the ball than at the beginning, although Aitor Fernández did not reach the goal.
When this tendency had consolidated, a penetration from the right by Lozano was magnificently headed by Negredo far from the reach of the local goal to make it 0-1 on the marker.
There were ten minutes left before the break in which Levante did not give the feeling of being able to level the match against a Cádiz that defended itself with great order and without fissures.
Despite the fact that the first half was even, the Andalusian team found a reward for the improvement it offered from the halfway point of this period, while Levante was punished after lowering its performance.
At the beginning of the second half, Levante regained control of the game that it had had at the beginning of the match against a rival who had withdrawn and dedicated themselves to defending, although the clearest chance at the beginning of that period was in a center that Lozano did not reach by very little (m.53) in a counter.
Little by little, the game turned towards a more intense local domination with a Cádiz with hardly any exit, although without clarity in front of goal, until a header from Vezo (m.67) forced Ledesma to work hard.
Levante began to press and Cádiz to suffer, but the goal was for the visitors in an action from the right that Sánchez culminated.
With the 0-2, the match was settled a quarter of an hour from the end, with tangana included in which the local coach, Alessio Lisci, was expelled.
0 – Raise: Aitor Fernández, Miramón (Marc Pubill, m.77), Postigo, Vezo, Clerc (Franquesas, m.77), Bardhi (De Frutos, m.55), Pepelu, Melero (Malsa, m.88), Morales, Roger and Soldier (Cantero, m.88).
2 – Cadiz: Ledesma, Iza, Fali (Haroyan, m.38), Chust, Espino, Sánchez, Fede San Emeterio, Álex Fernández (Alcaraz, m.61), Alejo (Alarcón, m.80), Lozano (Rubén Sobrino, m.61 ) and Negredo (Arzamendia, m.80).
Goals: 0-1, m.34: Negredo. 0-2, m.74: Sanchez
Referee: Soto Grade. He admonished Bardhi (m.49), Clerc (m.70), Aitor (m.76) and Morales (m.77) for Levante; and for Cádiz to Fali (m.23), Lozano (m.50), Sánchez (m.59), Ledesma (m.68), Alejo (m.77) and Haroyan (m.90). He expelled local coach Alessio Lisci with a direct red card (m.76).
Incidents: Match of the twenty-second day played at the Ciutat de Valencia.
Eddie is an Australian news reporter with over 9 years in the industry and has published on Forbes and tech crunch.