Osasuna signed the first win of the season at home at the expense of Rayo Vallecano who was surprised by Manu Sánchez’s goal in the minute 92 that serves the rojillos to settle in the noble zone of the classification of LaLiga Santander.
As the 22 protagonists came out of the changing room tunnel, the red stands rose to their feet singing the first of the many songs that did not stop playing for much of the first half. With 100% capacity allowed, The Sadar it registered a good entrance with 19,238 spectators a year and a half after the last game that could be played with full normality.
With this deafening atmosphere, Osasuna He came out throwing during the first minutes pushed by the breath of his own. It was a big day and Jagoba Arrasate brought out his best footballers with the idea of winning and surpassing the Lightning in the classification.
Madrileños they began to take possession of the ball from minute 15 without creating too much danger. Osasuna was somewhat better with some occasion that he could end up inside. The system was as follows, balls to Kike García, the Cuenca player lowered the ball and the Navarrese shot towards Dimitrievski’s goal.
In addition, the lack of clarity in the final meters prevented goals from being seen. Osasuna and Rayo were canceled in the first 45 minutes with respect and fear to be seen behind on the scoreboard.
Osasuna wanted the first victory of the season at home and came out very connected to the second half. Lucas Torró he ended a counterattack with a powerful shot, but the ball went to corner.
Both teams took a step forward with the changes. Iraola opted for Sergi Guardiola and Nteka in the lead, while Arrasate got Chimy Ávila to accompany Kike García upstairs. Neither one was satisfied with the distribution of points.
Saveljich headed over the bar after a big jump. The sun was going away and with it the hope of both groups to try to sink their teeth into the other. Melero Lopez added 4 minutes when people were already starting to leave. Bad selection.
In the 92nd minute, Cote He brought out his good hitting to put a measured center at the head of Manu Sánchez. The player loaned out by Atlético de Madrid dived into the plate to finish off his head and put the ball at the opposite post. The Sadar exploded with joy.
Finally, Osasuna surpassed Rayo Vallecano in the classification after taking the victory in a gray match in which the men of Arrasate found the final prize.
1 – Osasuna: Sergio Herrera; Nacho Vidal, Unai García, David García, Manu Sánchez: Torró (Cote, m. 86); Roberto Torres (Javi Martínez, m. 67), Moncayola (Oier, m. 81), Darko, Rubén García (Chimy Ávila, m. 67); Kike Garcia.
0 – Lightning: Dimitrievski; Balliú, Saveljich, Catena, Fran García; Comesaña (Unai López, d. 88), Pathé Ciss (Óscar, d. 72); Isi (Baby, d. 88), Trejo (Guardiola, d. 57), Álvaro; Falcao (Ntka, m. 57).
Goal: 1-0, m.92: Manu Sánchez.
Referee: Melero López (Andalusian Committee), assisted by Martínez Serrato and Méndez Mateo. The Andalusian referee showed Torró and Javi Martínez and Chimy Ávila yellow for Osasuna. To Trejo, Falcao and Balliu by Rayo.
Incidents: Match corresponding to the eighth day of LaLiga Santander played at the El Sadar stadium before 19,238 spectators. In the run-up to the meeting, a minute of silence was observed in memory of the Osasunists who died during the pandemic.