Wednesday, August 10

Espanyol and Girona advance with suspense

  • A goal from Sergi Gómez relieves the parrots in a suffered match in Palencia (1-2).

  • Míchel’s team passes the round with a convincing victory in Huesca (0-1)

The Spanish repeated suffering and passed round in the Copa del Rey with a very hard work triumph in Palencia against Cristo Atlético (1-2), a humble team of the second RFEF, the fourth category of Spanish soccer. The Girona, meanwhile, will also be in the sixteenths after a convincing victory in Huesca thanks to a goal from Jordi Calavera and a penalty stopped by the goal Ortollah (0-1).

Already in the first round, the blue and white team was close to taking a tumble, which suffered until the end to eliminate the Solar, a set of the Preferred Regional of Cantabria (2-3). On that occasion there were five categories of difference between one and another club. This Tuesday the distance was three, but they were never reflected on the grass. Espanyol repeated at the stadium The Ballast the same problems that haunt him in the League in every game away from home.

Wu Lei’s first

A header from Fredi Sualdea at six minutes it complicated the picture to Vicente Moreno, which left undisputed headlines like Diego López, Pedrosa and RDT. In the starting eleven, only Cabrera and Embarba –Which came in because of the last minute annoyances of Nico Melamed– they started in the last game against Levante.

A glaring mistake of Loren (m. 22) was the best opportunity to tie in a very gray first part of the parakeets. Much better was the second. To the 20 seconds Wu Lei put the tables with his first goal of the course and the team turned in search of the tie. Dídac and Melendo they did not hit and Alvaro caressed the second of Cristo Atlético, a club with 420,000 euros budget that brushed the feat. Sergi gomez I avoid it with a saving right (m. 86).

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Alavés and Levante, out

In Alcoraz, Girona also knew how to suffer. A goal by Jordi Calavara with his left foot (m. 22) gave the Catalan team an advantage, which he completed one of his best matches it’s from the season. An absurd penalty of Jairo on Escriche (m. 74) shook the team led by Míchel, but Ortolá stopped him with a great save. Suleiman He had the second in his boots and Huesca tried without success until the end.

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The club of Montilivi It will be on Friday in the round of 32 draw, in which they will surely be measured with a First-class rival. Barça, Madrid, Atlético and Athletic they will already be in the hype. The Alaves and the I raised they were eliminated this Tuesday. The Celtic came close to suffering the same fate on his visit to the Andorra de Piqué and Eder Sarabia. Santi Mina avoided Vigo’s goodbye in the final stretch of extra time.

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