Athletic: Sabin Merino, double and top scorer

The exrojiblanco Sabin merino (4 seasons and 75 games) lived a curious situation this summer. After returning to Leganés, once Deportivo, the head of the Galician team’s sports area, had been transferred to Second B, Richard Barral, launched that the forward could still return to Riazor if they managed to stay in Second. But it was not like that and the striker, now, has become the top scorer for Butarque’s team with his double against Cartagena. A position he shares with Djurdjevic, of Sporting.

Merino he made his debut this season with a goal against Lugo (2-1) in the defeat on the second day. In the third, his contribution has served to add three points. The one from Urduliz signed two goals (3-1) against Cartagena.

The former Athletic player scored the first at half an hour of play. A great goal. Center Javier Aviles and flew Sabin merino with the right to put the 2-0 in Butarque. And he scored the second with a shot in the area at 39 minutes of play.

After that crash, Merino He commented that “we came from the Lugo game in which we had a bad taste in our mouths after a very bad second half. It is true that in the second half of this game it has cost us a little more, but you have to know how to suffer, the Second is a very even competition and any team can create danger for you. It has been seen, we have known how to suffer, we have endured and we take the three points, which is the important thing ”.

In addition, the attacker from Bizkaia said about his double that “I am very happy about it, I think I have been working very well for three years, both here and in A Coruña. In the end, it is having its payoff ”.

Merino He also explained that “we were coming from a negative dynamic, from a difficult match in Lugo. We needed this victory, the team came out very well, very intense, very strong. In the first half we were very superior ”.

The cucumber forward sent a message to the fans. “Obviously, it is not the same without them. It is very noticeable that the stadium is empty. Butarque has a passion that drives a lot, you can see his encouragement at all times. It’s hard to be without them, but we have to be able to overcome that. The important thing in the end is the victories, ”he said.

Leganés is fifth, with six points, the same as the fourth, Ponferradina from Bolus, Málaga and Rayo Vallecano from Iraola, sixth and seventh, respectively. Sporting is in command, with nine points.

On the other hand, another ancient lion like Aketxe he debuted his scoring account in the ranks of Almería on the third match day with the win (0-2) at home against Lugo. Juan Villar entered the area gave back and Romo’s did not forgive.