The Almeria will play the ‘play-off’ for promotion to LaLiga Santander, the first division of Spanish football, after defeating (2-1) the Logroñés in an entertaining game in which the Almeria missed a penalty with two to zero in favor and in which the La Rioja, despite going the whole game behind, never lost their face. Of course, in their case, they must wait until the last day to certify the permanence.
The locals started plugged in and practically in their first attack Morlanes saw Sadiq break defense. The Nigerian extended the right hand, beat Santamaría and added his twentieth goal of the season.
Almeria Y Logroñés they looked for the goal, although already with the advantage for the premises. Sadiq he put the toe back in and almost the second ago. Later, Olaetxea he entertained himself with everything in favor to make the tie.
Almería hit again. In another long ball of Morlanes, Sadiq failed to finish off the center of Akieme Y Ramazani Nor did he find a door, ending the action in a corner: Lazo hung up and Chumi, with a head, brought Almería closer to the ‘play-off’.
The Logroñés he continued without losing face to the game. Olaetxea He tried it from the front, forcing Makaridze to show off. Bobadilla, in a forced pitch in the continuation of the play, also made the Almería goalkeeper intervene.
The game was entertaining when Lazo, stinging her first, and in an individual action, later, sought the third of the Almeria. Also Akieme, reaching the rival area.
The best he had was in a penalty, on the edge of half-time, which scored Sadiq. Morlanes, again, I had found an uncheck, now of Ramazani, which was brought down by Andoni Lopez. But the 3-0, which would have been the sentence, did not come.
And if it was clear that the penalty was for him Almeria, Claro was for Logroñés one of Bobadilla at the start of the second half. Petcoff tried his luck from the outside, but the ball bounced off Leo Ruiz. The ball was left to Bobadilla, alone and without a goalkeeper, but he sent her out.
The game was still open. Sadiq gave it in advance to Ribbon Y Santa Maria avoided the third. In these, Ruben Martinez stole the wallet from Chumi in the Almeria area, the ball ended up reaching Leo Ruiz and the Logroñés cut distances.
From there, Almería temporized more. The Logroñés he looked for the tie, Ruby He refreshed the bands and ended up playing with three centrals.
The Almeria finally won at home after six games without doing so and, with the draw of Sporting on Fuenlabrada, they ensured the promotion play-off.
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2 – UD Almería: Makaridze; Balliu, Maras, Chumi, Akieme; Morlanes, De la Hoz, Carvalho (Robertone, min. 71), Lazo (Brian Rodríguez, min. 80), Ramazani (Corpas, min. 80); and Sadiq (Cuenca, min. 89).
1 – Logroñés: Santamaría; Medina, Álex Pérez, Bobadilla, Andoni López; Sierra (Errasti, min. 77), Petcoff, Olaetxea (Leo Ruiz, min. 46), Rubén Martínez (Nano Mesa, min. 77), Pacheco (Siddiki, min. 62); and Roni (Bogusz, min. 68).
Referee: Hernández Maeso, from the Extremadura school. Yellow card to Andoni López and Sierra for Mirandés.
Goals: 1-0, min. 2: Sadiq; 2-0, min. 27: Chumi; 2-1, min. 67: Leo Ruiz.
Incidents: Match of the forty-first day of LaLiga SmartBank, played at the Estadio de los Juegos Mediterráneos (Almería).