Raúl García is solving the games with cannon shots. Two doublets against Valencians. The first made a couple of days in Mestalla with the 0-2 victory. The second in the visit to Levante (1-2) in his ‘second home’ in La Nucía, with his stadium under construction. In the middle of both, the meetings in San Mamés with Real Madrid and the one that was lost by sanction against Sevilla for his cycle of yellow cards.
The Navarrese, top scorer of the rojiblancos already with 15 goals -seven of them from the penalty spot-, signed his two goals in the first half against those of Paco lopez. Both with From Marcos as the author of the last pass.
Raúl García keep destroying statistics. As a gift a day after turning 34 in killer mode. He has already become the top scorer of the second league round, with ten goals, one more than Messi, and in the best filmmaker of Primera after the coronavirus stoppage, with six notches in his service record.
With nine hits, he is the one who scores the most in home matches. And it occupies the second step in the list of national scorers, after 16 Gerard Moreno, Villarreal shortstop who plays today against Real.
His first goal against the granota team came very soon, in minute 3 of the game. A From Marcos who began very lively in his additions to the attack focused from the right, the ball passed between several defenders of Levante, Vezo badly cleared and the hunter Raúl García He took the opportunity to uncover a dry shot a meter and a half from the penalty spot. A territory that knows.
The second also had a great aesthetic component. Shortly before going to the break, in the 46th minute, he got what is usually called a psychological goal. On a second play, From Marcos managed to get a ball deep into the area. The Navarrese won the game to the defense and drew a subtle petroleum jelly with the goalkeeper Aitor Fernández caught midway. He tried a few more times, surely with that internal feeling that everything he threw was going to the pot. They are already 15 leaving behind their previous record with 11 notches, with Osasuna in the 2011-12 academic year.
The one from La Nucía is his seventh double as a lion. Five in League. He also collects those of Celta on two occasions (2016-17 and 2018-19), Leganés (2017-18) and Valencia (2019-20). And he adds one in the Cup with Racing (2016-17) and another in the Europa League against Dinamo Bucharest (2017-18).
With the two accumulated in his current account before the Levantines, Raúl García reaches 96 league goals in Primera, divided between Athletic (51), Atlético de Madrid (25) and Osasuna (20). As a lion he has already scored 63 in total, counting the 5 Cup and the 7 Europa League. “I have a moment when they enter and you have to try to take advantage of it,” he launched after his double to Valencia. In it is. Sweet.