Granada, semifinalist last year, did not fail in their return to the Copa del Rey and certified their qualification for the second round, after beating San Juan, a team of the Third Division, this Thursday 0-2, in a day in which all the LaLiga Santander teams were victorious their playoffs.
Yes, not without trouble in some cases, like Getafe, who had to wait until extra time to beat another Third, Anaitasuna, 1-2, thanks to a penalty goal from Ángel. A sample of the many difficulties suffered by the Madrid team, which despite repeated warnings from José Bordalás in the previous one, was surprised by an Anaitasuna who came forward 55 minutes on the scoreboard (1-0) with a goal from defender Markel Eskurtza.
Result that forced a Getafe to react, which found the solution to his problems on the bench, since if the Turkish Enes Ünal scored the 1-1 six minutes after his entry into the field, Ángel, who also started the match as a substitute, was in charge of signing the final 1-2 in 92 by transforming a penalty committed on himself.
Many less troubles passed the Granada, which sealed its pass to the next round after defeating San Juan, a team from the Third Division, 0-2 in a match in which Jorge Molina’s performance was essential. If in the first minute the veteran Granada striker was in charge of assisting Kenedy, so that the Brazilian scored the 0-1, Molina himself was in charge of signing the final 0-2 for Diego Martínez’s men.
He same result for which Betis solved their tie against UCAM Murcia, a Second Division B team, thanks to goals from Martín Montoya, with one minute remaining for the conclusion of the first half, and Argentine Guido Rodríguez, who established the final 0-2 at 75 minutes .
Cádiz did not fail either, who secured their presence in the second round after beating Ribadumia 0-2 with goals from midfielder Jon Ander Garrido and Serbian Filip Malbasic.
Equally Celta will be in the next tie, which did not give the slightest opportunity to Llanera, a team from the Third Division, after winning a resounding 0-5 against the Asturian team. A win in which forward Nolito played a leading role, who scored two of the five goals for the blue team.
With a The double also closed the day midfielder Pedro León, who scored both goals for Eibar (0-2) on his visit to Racing Rioja’s field and which certified the classification of the Guipuzcoans.
If all the teams of LaLiga Santander could overcome the tie, The same did not happen with the representatives of LaLiga SmartBank, who saw how Cartagena said goodbye to the first change of the competition. The Murcian team was surprised (2-1) by a Pontevedra, a Second Division B team, which made Cartagena’s final reaction sterile, after taking a 2-0 lead on the scoreboard with goals from Alex González and Oier Calvillo.
Surprise that Teruel also dreamed of, a Third Division team, against Rayo Vallecano, after reaching the last two minutes of extra time tied 2-2 with the Madrid team. A dream with which midfielder Óscar Valentón was in charge of finishing, who established the final 2-3 for the “franjirrojos” with a goal in the 119th minute.
Those who They did not give an option to surprise, they were Las Palmas, who beat Varea, a team from the Third Division, 0-4, and Girona, which sealed their pass to the next round by defeating Gimnástica Segoviana, also from Third, with a double from Argentine Nahuel Bustos .
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