Elche’s 3-1 win over Cádiz on Sunday, was hard fought at Estadio Ramon de Carranza. With each team arriving on the back of a league defeat, they were both keen to pick up points. Cádiz were looking to get back winning ways, following a previous defeat to Osasuna. Elche, on the other hand, were beaten 2-0 in the previous match against Alaves. As it stands, Cádiz are currently 12th with 43 points from 37 matches, while Elche sit in 18th, with 33 points from 37.
Cádiz started strongly in the first half, with Jose Mari finding the net at the 15 minute mark. The score at half time was 1-0.
Elche continued to pile on the pressure in the second and were rewarded, thanks to a goal from Pere Milla at the 58 minute mark. The momentum was now with Elche, who then scored again through a goal from Diego Gonzalez at the 64 minute mark to establish a 2-1. Elche then scored again and increased their lead thanks to a goal from Fidel just before the final whistle with a final score of 3-1.
For Cádiz, Jairo Izquierdo, Pedro Alcala, Alvaro Negredo, Augusto Fernandez and Ruben Sobrino, came on for Alfonso Espino, Jens Jonsson, Ivan Saponjic, Ivan Alejo and Jose Mari. Elche brought on Guido Carrillo, Ivan Marcone, Miguel Cifuentes and Helibelton Palacios, to replace Pablo Piatti, Omenuke Mfulu, Josan and Lucas Boye.
There were bookings for Ivan Alejo, Anthony Lozano and Fali from Cádiz, and Gonzalo Verdu, Josan, Fidel and Diego Gonzalez, for Elche.
|Cádiz:||David Gil, Alex Martin, Fali, Marcos Mauro, Alfonso Espino (Jairo Izquierdo, min.61), Ivan Alejo (Augusto Fernandez, min.73), Jose Mari (Ruben Sobrino, min.73), Jens Jonsson (Pedro Alcala, min.62), Filip Malbasic, Anthony Lozano and Ivan Saponjic (Alvaro Negredo, min.72)|
|Elche:||Paulo Gazzaniga, Antonio Barragan, Diego Gonzalez, Gonzalo Verdu, Fidel, Josan (Miguel Cifuentes, min.77), Omenuke Mfulu (Ivan Marcone, min.77), Raul Guti, Pablo Piatti (Guido Carrillo, min.59), Lucas Boye (Helibelton Palacios, min.84) and Pere Milla|
|Stadium:||Estadio Ramon de Carranza|
|Goals:||Jose Mari (1-0, min. 15), Pere Milla (1-1, min. 58), Diego Gonzalez (1-2, min. 64) and Fidel (1-3, min. 88)|