A double of the French Claudio Beauvue, with a penalty goal in the last minute, has given this Friday to Sports victory in the controversial match against Fuenlabrada (2-1) in the last duel of LaLiga SmartBank, postponed due to the appearance of positives in the Fuenlabreña squad, a result that puts the Elche in the ‘playoff’ for promotion to LaLiga Santander.
Beauvue’s goals, in 84 and 94, They came back from the clash for Fernando Vázquez’s men and they left the team of José Ramón Sandoval (60) without options, which was worth the tie to play the postseason. Now, it will be the people of Elche who are in the long-awaited ‘playoff’, resolved after 18 days of controversy.
After weeks of exchanging accusations and complaints, Riazor hosted the most controversial match of recent years in the silver category. With the Galicians mathematically descended to Second B and the Madrilenians in search of the promotion, the surprises were not lacking either hours before the duel.
The Fuenlabreño team denied that there was any new positive in the squad, as pointed out by some media, and shortly after it offered a list of 13 called up with only seven professional players, the minimum according to the regulations to be able to play the clash. Meanwhile, the Galicians came with 21 footballers, 14 of them professionals.
With the message ‘This match is not justice’ projected on the Riazor video scoreboards, the duel began with surprise; only ten minutes had elapsed since the opening whistle when a poor clearance by Jovanovic took advantage of it Pathé Ciss to overtake those of José Ramón Sandoval.
The Serbian goalkeeper was able to make up for just before half an hour, in a play in which he beat Jeisson head-to-head. However, Fernando Vázquez’s team was unable to disturb Ruvira in the first 45 minutes.
Aketxe, as soon as the game resumed, tested the visiting goal, who cleared his shot, and inaugurated the festival of occasions in A Coruña. In fact, the Basque playmaker had two new extremely dangerous shots. Vicente, Sabin Merino and Borja Valle were about to sign the tie, and only the hydration break gave the Madrid team some respite.
It had to be Aketxe who, in 84, hung a ball into the area that Ruvira fists and that Beauvue, in the rejection, introduced with his face in the tights. And in the most controversial game of the course, the end was not without controversy; in 94, José Fran made a handicap inside the area and the referee decreed a penalty.
In the midst of total bewilderment, with Beauvue and Aketxe fighting to throw the maximum penalty, the French forward headed to the eleven meters, and With a high pitch, he traced the duel and left the Fuenlabreños without a ‘playoff’ in the last minute.
In this way, the season in LaLiga SmartBank concludes, although everything could be solved in the offices; still to know the decision of the examining judge of the Competition Committee of the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF), who opened an extraordinary disciplinary file against Fuenlabrada for traveling to A Coruña for the first time knowing the positives in the squad.