Today marks one year of the last time El Sadar hosted an Osasuna match with the red-and-white crowd in the stands, leaving a Espanyol who visited Pamplona with the obligation to get the three points.
On the morning of that March 8, 15,737 people came to the fiefdom to encourage the Osasuna players who played a vital match for their interests against a direct rival for permanence.
The second captain, Roberto Torres scored the only goal of the crash from 11 meters. The magician of Arre scored with great quality and class to Panenka the penalty in minute 51 at the goal located in the South Stands. The stands exploded with joy.
Osasuna added his eighth victory of the season to accumulate 34 points with 11 days remaining for the end of the competition. That day there was an almost definitive blow to be one more year in the highest category.
Since then, the Navarrese team has not returned to play with its most important asset and the team that continues to direct Jagoba Arrasate misses all that fans that every two weeks he would meet on the banks of the Sadar River to enjoy the preview before entering the coliseum.
In between, El Sadar has been reformed to become what it is today, a first-class stadium which has not yet had the luck to welcome its most assiduous inhabitants.
In addition, on a date as marked as the 100 years of the institution, Osasuna was not fortunate enough to have the small percentage of members in its stands that the club would have liked. Despite this, the pupils of Sweep yourself They gave their fans a 1-0 victory against a club with which they have an intense and special rivalry, such as Athletic Bilbao.
The mystique that envelops the walls of El Sadar It is one of the most magical that can still be experienced in LaLiga Santander. The closeness of the seats to the grass and the slope of the stands make rivals feel intimidated when they jump on the mat.
Now we have to wait so that Osasuna can once again enjoy the player number 12 who has given him so many points, comebacks and songs every time the players have needed him.