VALLADOLID. Real Valladolid snatched a late win Almería 1-0 after S. Weissman scored just 1 goal (90′).
The match was played at the Estadio Municipal José Zorrilla stadium in Valladolid on Monday and it started at 9:00 pm local time. The referee was Pablo González Fuertes with the assistance of Alfredo Rodríguez Moreno and Israel Bárcena Rodríguez. The 4th official was Sergio Usón Rosel. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant around 20.4 degrees Celsius or 68.63 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 60%.
There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Real Valladolid was in possession of the ball for 53% of the time vs. Almería that controlled the ball for 47% of the time.
Real Valladolid was more aggressive with 21 dangerous attacks and 7 shots of which 2 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Real Valladolid won the match.
Real Valladolid shot 7 times, 2 on target, 5 off target. On the opposite side, Almería shot 2 times, 0 on target, 2 off target.
Real Valladolid received 1 yellow card (J. Sanchez). On the opposite side, Almería received 6 yellow cards (S. Akieme, C. de la Hoz, A. Embarba, Kaiky, S. Costa and M. Milovanovic).
After this match, Real Valladolid will have 1 points like Sevilla, Elche and Getafe to stay in the 17th place. On the opposite side, Almería will stay with 4 points like Girona, Rayo Vallecano and Espanyol to stay in the 12th place.
C. de la Hoz
C. de la Hoz
Almería will host Osasuna on the 12th of September with a 5-5 head to head stats.
Real Valladolid: Formation and Lineups
Real Valladolid started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
The manager Juan José Rojo Martín chose to play with the following team: Sergio Asenjo , Luis Pérez , Joaquín Fernández , Javi Sánchez , Sergio Escudero , Álvaro Aguado , Roque Mesa , Kike Pérez , Iván Sánchez , Sergi Guardiola and Óscar Plano .
Real Valladolid made 5 changes: O. Plano for G. Plata (60′), S. Guardiola for S. Weissman (66′), A. Aguado for Monchu (67′), I. Sanchez for S. Leon (78′) and R. Mesa for J. Narvaez (79′).
Top player: Joaquín Fernández
Probably the most impressive player in Real Valladolid was Joaquín Fernández even if he didn’t score the decisive goal.
His rating iswith 46 passes (82% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 5.
Almería: Formation and Lineups
Almería started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
On the other side, Joan Francesc Ferrer Sicilia played with: Fernando Martínez , Alejandro Pozo , Rodrigo Ely , Srđan Babić , Sergio Akieme Rodríguez , César de la Hoz , Samuel Costa , Léo Baptistão , Lucas Robertone , Largie Ramazani and Dyego Sousa .
Almería made 4 changes: D. Sousa for A. Embarba (59′), C. de la Hoz for Kaiky (77′), Leo Baptistao for M. Milovanovic (77′) and L. Ramazani for F. Portillo (84′).
Best player: Fernando Martínez
The player that probably impressed the most for Almería was the goalkeeper: Fernando Martínez. His rating is 7.61. He performed 4 saves.