La Liga: Elche draws 0-0 with Granada on Sunday

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ELCHE. Elche 0-0 Granada ended up goalless.

ELCHE. Elche 0-0 Granada didn’t manage to score any goal on Sunday..

The match was played at the Estadio Manuel Martínez Valero stadium in Elche on Sunday and it started at 4:15 pm local time. The referee was Adrián Cordero Vega who had the assistance of Aitor Villate Martínez and Antonio Luis Cerezo Parfenof. The 4th official was Manuel Ángel Pérez Hernández. The weather was clear. The temperature was cold around 14.5 degrees Celsius or 58.08 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 84%.​

Match Statistics

There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Elche was in possession of the ball for 48% of the time vs. Granada that controlled the ball for 52% of the time.

Elche was more aggressive with 66 dangerous attacks and 17 shots of which 1 were on target. However, this did not suffice for Elche to win the match​.

Elche shot 17 times, 1 on target, 16 off target. On the other side, Granada shot 9 times, 5 on target, 4 off target.

Cards

Elche received 5 yellow cards (Tete Morente, Fidel, F. Rodriguez, F. Rodriguez and J. Pastore). On the other side, Granada received 3 yellow cards (D. Machis, L. Suarez and Quini).

(Elche) was sent out after receiving a red card in the (47′).

After playing this contest, Elche will have 15 points like Getafe and Deportivo Alavés to stay in the 17th place. On the opposite side, Granada will have 22 points like Osasuna to stay in the 12th place.

Match Events

  • 16'
    16'

    G. Carrillo (Goal Disallowed)

    Fouled by Guido Carrillo - Elche New attacking attempt. Guido Carrillo - Elche - shot with the head from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assist - Gerard Gumbau with a cross. Luís Maximiano - Granada CF - won a free kick in defence.
  • 19'
    19'

    F. Rodriguez

  • 45'
    45'

    Fidel

    - Granada CF - won a free kick on the right wing. Javier Pastore - Elche - receive yellow card. Guido Carrillo - Elche - won a free kick in defence. Fouled by Raúl Torrente - Granada CF Fidel - Elche - receive yellow card. Fidel - Elche Darwin Machís - Granada CF - receive yellow card for a foul. Helibelton Palacios - Elche - won a free kick on the right wing. Fouled by Darwin Machís - Granada CF Tete Morente - Elche - receive yellow card. Luis Suárez - Granada CF - receive yellow card. First Half ended - Elche 0, Granada CF 0. Second Half starts Elche 0, Granada CF 0.
  • 45'
    45'

    F. Rodriguez

    - Granada CF - won a free kick on the right wing. Javier Pastore - Elche - receive yellow card. Guido Carrillo - Elche - won a free kick in defence. Fouled by Raúl Torrente - Granada CF Fidel - Elche - receive yellow card. Fidel - Elche Darwin Machís - Granada CF - receive yellow card for a foul. Helibelton Palacios - Elche - won a free kick on the right wing. Fouled by Darwin Machís - Granada CF Tete Morente - Elche - receive yellow card. Luis Suárez - Granada CF - receive yellow card. First Half ended - Elche 0, Granada CF 0. Second Half starts Elche 0, Granada CF 0.
  • 45'
    45'

    J. Pastore

    - Granada CF - won a free kick on the right wing. Javier Pastore - Elche - receive yellow card. Guido Carrillo - Elche - won a free kick in defence. Fouled by Raúl Torrente - Granada CF Fidel - Elche - receive yellow card. Fidel - Elche Darwin Machís - Granada CF - receive yellow card for a foul. Helibelton Palacios - Elche - won a free kick on the right wing. Fouled by Darwin Machís - Granada CF Tete Morente - Elche - receive yellow card. Luis Suárez - Granada CF - receive yellow card. First Half ended - Elche 0, Granada CF 0. Second Half starts Elche 0, Granada CF 0.
  • 45'
    45'

    Tete Morente

    - Granada CF - won a free kick on the right wing. Javier Pastore - Elche - receive yellow card. Guido Carrillo - Elche - won a free kick in defence. Fouled by Raúl Torrente - Granada CF Fidel - Elche - receive yellow card. Fidel - Elche Darwin Machís - Granada CF - receive yellow card for a foul. Helibelton Palacios - Elche - won a free kick on the right wing. Fouled by Darwin Machís - Granada CF Tete Morente - Elche - receive yellow card. Luis Suárez - Granada CF - receive yellow card. First Half ended - Elche 0, Granada CF 0. Second Half starts Elche 0, Granada CF 0.
  • 45'
    45'

    D. Machis

    - Granada CF - won a free kick on the right wing. Javier Pastore - Elche - receive yellow card. Guido Carrillo - Elche - won a free kick in defence. Fouled by Raúl Torrente - Granada CF Fidel - Elche - receive yellow card. Fidel - Elche Darwin Machís - Granada CF - receive yellow card for a foul. Helibelton Palacios - Elche - won a free kick on the right wing. Fouled by Darwin Machís - Granada CF Tete Morente - Elche - receive yellow card. Luis Suárez - Granada CF - receive yellow card. First Half ended - Elche 0, Granada CF 0. Second Half starts Elche 0, Granada CF 0.
  • 45'
    45'

    L. Suarez

    - Granada CF - won a free kick on the right wing. Javier Pastore - Elche - receive yellow card. Guido Carrillo - Elche - won a free kick in defence. Fouled by Raúl Torrente - Granada CF Fidel - Elche - receive yellow card. Fidel - Elche Darwin Machís - Granada CF - receive yellow card for a foul. Helibelton Palacios - Elche - won a free kick on the right wing. Fouled by Darwin Machís - Granada CF Tete Morente - Elche - receive yellow card. Luis Suárez - Granada CF - receive yellow card. First Half ended - Elche 0, Granada CF 0. Second Half starts Elche 0, Granada CF 0.
  • 47'
    47'

    D. Gonzalez

    Diego González - Elche - receive red card. Luis Suárez - Granada CF - won a free kick in attack. Fouled by Diego González - Elche
  • 54'
    54'

    G. Verdu

    J. Pastore

  • 58'
    58'

    Quini

    Luis Suárez - Granada CF - won a free kick in defence. Fouled by Gonzalo Verdú - Elche Quini - Granada CF - receive yellow card for a foul. Johan Mojica - Elche - won a free kick on the left wing. Fouled by Quini - Granada CF
  • 64'
    64'

    V. Diaz

    Quini

  • 68'
    68'

    Josan

    Tete Morente

  • 69'
    69'

    P. Milla

    Fidel

  • 80'
    80'

    P. Piatti

    G. Carrillo

  • 81'
    81'

    A. Soro

    A. Puertas

  • 81'
    81'

    I. Ruiz

    M. Gonalons

Next match

In the upcoming La Liga match, Elche will play away against Espanyol on the 10th of January with a 2-1 head to head record in favor of Elche (2 draws).

Granada will host FC Barcelona on the 8th of January with a 13-3 head to head record in favor of FC Barcelona (2 draws).

Elche: Formation and Lineups

Elche started with a 4-4-1-1 line-up (4-4-1-1).

The manager Francisco Javier Rodríguez Vílchez chose to play with the following team: Edgar Badia (7.1), Helibelton Palacios (7.4), Diego Gonzalez (6.6), Pedro Bigas (7.1), Johan Mojica (7.1), Jose Morente (6.8), Omar Mascarell (7.4), Gerard Gumbau (7.7), Fidel (6.7), Javier Pastore (6.7) and Guido Carrillo (6.8).

Substitutes

Elche made 4 changes: J. Pastore for G. Verdu (54′), Tete Morente for Josan (68′), Fidel for P. Milla (69′) and G. Carrillo for P. Piatti (80′).

Top player: Gerard Gumbau

Probably the most impressive player in Elche was Gerard Gumbau.

His rating is (7.7) with 44 passes (84% accurate) and 4 key passes. He was won 3 duels out of 8. He performed 8 crosses.

Granada: Formation and Lineups

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

On the opposite side, Robert Moreno played with: Luis Maximiano (7.0), Quini (6.5), Germán Sánchez (6.5), Raul Torrente Navarro (7.1), Carlos Neva (7.0), Antonio Puertas (6.8), Luis Milla (7.2), Maxime Gonalons (7.3), Darwin Machís (6.2), Luis Javier Suárez (6.6) and Jorge Molina (6.9).

Substitutes

Granada made 3 changes: Quini for V. Diaz (64′), A. Puertas for A. Soro (81′) and M. Gonalons for I. Ruiz (81′).

Top player: Maxime Gonalons

Probably the most impressive player in Granada was Maxime Gonalons.

His rating is (7.3) with 48 passes (93% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 6.

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