Wednesday, November 29, 2023

Villarreal stops its crisis and exacerbates Granada’s

Villarreal regained victory in LaLiga after five days without winning, which helps them get closer to the middle zone of the classification, by surpassing this Monday in the New Los Carmenes 2-3 against Granada, which has gone eight games in the domestic championship without winning and continues to decline.

Villarreal left the game on track in the first half by reaching half-time with an advantage of 23 on the scoreboard, although it could have been much better for their interests since they led by 0-3, while in the second half the dominance and local chances did not materialize as long as, at least, the tie.

In an even start, Granada had the best chances, testing the Dane Filip Jorgensen with Albanian attempts Myrto Uzuni and of Bryan Zaragoza, while after a quarter of an hour he had a clear chance with the Uzuni head.

In just eleven minutes, from 18 to 28, they scored for the yellows Gerard Moreno on two occasions, the second from a penalty, and the Norwegian Alexander Sorlothdriving the yellow defense crazy between the two players, who scored the three goals.

Sorloth assisted Gerard Moreno in the 0-1 and forced the Portuguese goalkeeper André Ferreira the 0-2 penalty, converted by the Spaniard, while the Norwegian scored 0-3 in a personal play

Granada seemed on the canvas, but got into the game with two goals in just six minutes, 1-3 a minute after 0-3.

They scored first Ricard Sanchez after winning the back of the rival defense on the right and then Uzuni after a pass from an active Bryan Zaragoza.

Both teams had a great chance before the break, the local team through Antonio Puertas to tie, answered by a good save by Jorgensen, and the visitor with intervention by André against Gerard Moreno.

In the second half, Granada pushed hard, with good scoring options from Uzuni, Antonio Puertas and Sergio Ruiz.

Villarreal tried to protect themselves with the ball, but couldn’t, and the clearest local occasion, midway through the second act, it went to Bryan Zaragoza and ended up in the hands of a confident Jorgensen.

The locals worked hard until the end, coming close to scoring again. Jose Callejon after a great play by Bryan Zaragoza.

In the last action of the match, the Senegalese Famara Diedhiou He had a one-on-one match against Jorgensen from which the goalkeeper emerged victorious to secure the three points for his team.


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