The Unión Deportiva Las Palmas overtook Deportivo Alavés in the leadership of LaLiga SmartBank 2022-2023 after beating Granada 2-0 this Monday and taking advantage of the ‘babazorro’ draw on their visit (1-1) to Cartagena, in the matches that closed the seventh day of the championship.

The Gran Canaria and Vitoria sides remain the only undefeated teams in the Second Division along with Burgos, and were co-leaders with a two-point lead over SD Eibar and a Cartagena team that at times came close to taking the lead.

The Murcian team showed that their good start was not the result of chance, but it was not enough for them to be the first to defeat Luis García Plaza’s team, who saved a point thanks to a great goal by Miguel de la Fuente, who It served to balance the penalty achieved by the Albanian Armando Sadiku at the stroke of rest.

In any case, the point did not prevent Deportivo Alavés from giving up its first place to UD Las Palmas, which continues to be a very reliable team, especially at the back, and lengthened the doubts of another candidate for promotion such as Granada.

Aitor Karanka’s team started the season very strongly with three wins, but in the last four they have lost three and only scored one goal. At the Gran Canaria Stadium, in a match postponed 24 hours due to the ‘Hermine’ storm, he was unable to beat Francisco Javier García Pimienta’s team, winners with goals from Enzo Loiodice, a psychological player in the 44th minute, and Jonathan Viera in the 82nd minute. penalty.