La Liga: Girona recovers a 0-1 deficit to conquer Sevilla 2-1

GIRONA. Girona managed to turn the table against Sevilla to win 2-1.

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GIRONA. Girona was capable to turn the table against Sevilla to win 2-1. It was Sevilla to strike first with a goal of T. Nianzou at the 13′. Then it was a goal in the 46′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, Y. Herrera gave the win to Girona in the 88′ minute with a goal.

The match was played at the Estadi Municipal de Montilivi stadium in Girona on Saturday and it started at 4:15 pm local time. In the presence of 12,035 spectators.​ The referee was Valentín Pizarro Gómez with the assistance of Fernando Tresaco Escabosa and Alejandro Estévez Iglesias. The 4th official was Antonio Monter Soláns. The weather was clear. The temperature was cold around 13.7 degrees Celsius or 56.7 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 54%.​

Match Statistics

There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Girona was in possession of the ball for 46% of the time vs. Sevilla that controlled the ball for 54% of the time.

Sevilla was more aggressive with 43 dangerous attacks and 9 shots of which 1 were on target. Nonetheless, Girona was capable to find the solution to win this match.​

Girona shot 13 times, 6 on target, 7 off target. Regarding the opposition, Sevilla shot 9 times, 1 on target, 8 off target.

Cards

Girona received 3 yellow cards (David López, Toni Villa and Arnau Martínez). Regarding the opposition, Sevilla received 1 yellow card (Marcos Acuña).

After playing this match, Girona will have 18 points to stay in the 12th place. On the other side, Sevilla will stay with 15 points like Cádiz to stay in the 17th place.

Match Events

  • 13'
    13'

    T. Nianzou

    Ivan Rakitic

  • 37'
    37'

    David López

  • 45'
    45'

    Toni Villa

  • 45'
    45'

    Marcos Acuña

  • 46'
    46'

    Cristhian Stuani

    Toni Villa

  • 61'
    61'

    Yan Couto

    Arnau Martínez

  • 62'
    62'

    Y. Herrera

    Iván Martín

  • 63'
    63'

    Bernardo Espinosa

    David López

  • 67'
    67'

    Erik Lamela

    Fernando

  • 67'
    67'

    Gonzalo Montiel

    Loïc Badé

  • 68'
    68'

    Arnau Martínez

  • 79'
    79'

    Suso

    Jesús Navas

  • 82'
    82'

    Valery Fernández

    Rodrigo Riquelme

  • 88'
    88'

    Y. Herrera

  • 90'
    90'

    Youssef En-Nesyri

    Óliver Torres

  • 90'
    90'

    Ramón Terrats

    Cristhian Stuani

Next match

In the upcoming La Liga match, Girona will host FC Barcelona on the 28th of January with a 3-0 head to head stats in favor of FC Barcelona (1 draw).

Sevilla will host Elche on the 28th of January with a 5-1 head to head record in favor of Sevilla (2 draws).

Girona: Formation and Lineups

Girona started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).

The manager Miguel Ángel Sánchez Muñoz chose to play with the following team: Paulo Gazzaniga (6.2), Arnau Martínez (7.0), Santiago Bueno (7.0), David López (7.4), Miguel Gutiérrez (6.4), Toni Villa (7.3), Oriol Romeu (6.3), Aleix García (7.8), Rodrigo Riquelme (6.9), Iván Martín (6.4) and Cristhian Stuani (6.9).

Substitutes

Girona made 5 changes: Arnau Martínez for Yan Couto (61′), Iván Martín for Y. Herrera (62′), David López for Bernardo Espinosa (63′), Rodrigo Riquelme for Valery Fernández (82′) and Cristhian Stuani for Ramón Terrats (90′).

Top player: Aleix García

The player who no doubt impressed Girona the most was Aleix García even if he didn’t score any goal.

His rating is (7.8) with 67 passes (97% accurate) and 5 key passes. He was won 1 duel out of 3. He performed 6 crosses.

Sevilla: Formation and Lineups

Sevilla started with a 5-3-2 line-up (5-3-2).

Regarding the opposition, Jorge Luis Sampaoli Moya played with: Bono (7.2), Jesús Navas (7.2), Tanguy Nianzou (6.4), Fernando (6.3), Loïc Badé (6.8), Marcos Acuña (6.2), Joan Jordán (7.1), Nemanja Gudelj (6.8), Ivan Rakitić (7.3), Óliver Torres (6.8) and Rafa Mir (6.4).

Substitutes

Sevilla made 4 changes: Fernando for Erik Lamela (67′), Loïc Badé for Gonzalo Montiel (67′), Jesús Navas for Suso (79′) and Óliver Torres for Youssef En-Nesyri (90′).

Top player: Ivan Rakitić

Probably the most impressive player in Sevilla was Ivan Rakitić.

His rating is (7.3) with 45 passes (84% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 7. He performed 5 crosses.

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