A victory of honor and faith for Alcoyano who finished the first round of the first phase of the competition among the top three. Though the long-term goal of alcoholism is to remain in the Second B, the triumph of this Sunday and the situation in the table encourages and infuses more morale -if possible- to the Parras team, which has thus culminated an ideal week that began with the elimination of Huesca and continued with the draw for the Cup against the Real Madrid.
Badly began the meeting this Sunday in Paterna, as the Valencia-Mestalla advanced by transforming Fran a penalty. José Juan intuited the trajectory of the ball very well and was about to stop it.
Deportivo did not shrink and by pulling Fe, he was able to recover from the initial blow. After ten minutes of white dominance with some good option for the Valencians, the break was reached with an unfavorable result.
Everything changed in the second half, and after gaining dominance of the game, Alberto Rubio materialized the tie culminating a great assist from Camacho and placing the ball at a certain angle in Unai’s goal.
After the tie, Gonzálbez saw a red card and Alcoyano threw the rest with a harassment and demolition on the Valencian area that ended with the winning goal. Jona was chosen by fate to unbalance the score after trying his luck on at least two occasions when he was about to score. Ángel assisted from the left so that Jona, with cold blood and courage and after controlling the ball, shot the Valencian goalkeeper. There were 10 minutes to go and Deportivo was able to keep the income to score his fifth consecutive victory (counting the two Cup games), which places him in the top three.
Perfect week for Alcoyano and five consecutive victories, three in the league and two in the Cup. Alcoyano are in great shape and located in the VIP area of the classification at the end of the first round.
Vicente Parras, Alcoyano coach, showed his satisfaction for the victory achieved against Mestalla. «It has been a very worked victory. We have known how to compete and adapt to the game in difficult moments. We have started very well having occasions like one of Jona very clear. In the second half we came out with a very good mentality knowing how hard it is to compete in this type of game. We leveled and then with the expulsion we matured until Jona’s great goal arrived. It’s a fantastic week that you have to enjoy it, “said the Alcoyano coach after his team’s victory.
«Jona is a player profile who needs balls to be supplied to the area. He has had to adapt his way of playing and he is giving us a lot. He’s making a fantastic couple with Mourad, one of the best in the championship. The forwards live off the goal and he needed it, ”says Porras about the former Hercules player.
“We have won a lot with the enthusiasm we have for the Cup and the draw. If the team loses to Huesca, I am sure that at times against Mestalla we would have fallen into dismay, but emotionally we are at a very high peak. Now you have to keep a cool head ».
Eddie is an Australian news reporter with over 9 years in the industry and has published on Forbes and tech crunch.