Girona beats Castellón at home (0-1)

He Girona assaulted this Saturday the fiefdom of Castellon and won by the minimum (0-1) thanks to a goal of Franquesa just before the break. Those of Francisco, who are still far from their best version, threw their trade and sacrifice and took advantage of the clearest opportunity they had to win away from home again.

Without Start stuani, but recovering the essence of Pablo Machin with the 3-5-2, the Girona appeared in Castellon with the clear objective of forgetting the disaster of Lugo and get three points that would once again generate illusion around the team. The beginning did not give for this, far from it. The first bars of the meeting were identical to what was experienced in the Carriage width some days ago. A team unable to connect with the ends, to do damage on the outside or to take advantage of set pieces. Luckily for those of Francisco, he Castellon He did not have the day either and his attempts to do damage on the outside were cut off by the line of three central Girona more Juan Carlos.

Without having deserved it, Girona The award came to him before the break, at a key moment in the match and in which for once it was the Catalans who beat their rival first. As already happened in Leganés, a high pressure in the opposite field allowed Cristoforo recover and yield the ball to Mamadou, that heeled on the band put a low and precise center to the far post, where he appeared Franquesa to overcome below Wally.

In the second, the tonic was similar. He Castellon he was the one who dominated the ball most of the time, but without being able to overcome the strong visitor defense. With half an hour to go Francisco gave entrance to Ibrahima already Stuani. A few minutes later it was the midfielder who attended Franquesa for the second, but the Catalan did not arrive by little.

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