Elche 1-1 Real Valladolid: Stalemate at Estadio Martínez Valero, as Elche draw 1-1 with Pucelle

Joy and disappointment for both sides as Elche and Valladolid can only manage a 1-1 draw
Elche vs. Real Valladolid
Jose Montes

Jose Montes

If you read Jose’s writing, you would never think that he is anything but professional. However, he is the joker of our team.

On Wednesday, Elche and Valladolid were held to a 1-1 draw at Estadio Martínez Valero. With each team arriving on the back of a league defeat, they were both keen to pick up points. Elche were hoping to get something from this game after losing 2-0 to Osasuna in their previous fixture while Valladolid lost 2-1 in the last match they played against Granada. As it stands, Elche are in 19th place on the table and has 27 points while Valladolid sit in 16th with 28 points after 31 matches.

It was an impressive opening from Elche, thanks to Fidel giving Elche the lead in the 22nd minute, ending the first half 1-0.

Pucelle took the initiative in the second half, with Lucas Olaza finding the net just before the final whistle, leaving the final score at 1-1.

For Elche, Johan Mojica, Emiliano Rigoni, Victor Rodriguez, Luismi and Josan, came on for Josema, Tete Morente, Pere Milla, Raul Guti and Fidel. Valladolid brought on Marcos De Sousa, Jota, Michel Herrero, Pablo Hervias and Luis Perez, to replace Kenan Kodro, Fabian Orellana, Roque Mesa, Saidy Janko and Oscar Plano.

There were bookings for Pere Milla, Ivan Marcone, Dani Calvo, Gonzalo Verdu and Emiliano Rigoni from Elche. For Valladolid, Kenan Kodro, Joaquin Fernandez and Saidy Janko saw yellow.

Valladolid and Elche will next play at home to Cádiz and Atletico Madrid respectively.

Technical card:
Elche: Paulo Gazzaniga, Antonio Barragan, Gonzalo Verdu, Dani Calvo, Josema (Johan Mojica, min.60), Tete Morente (Emiliano Rigoni, min.73), Ivan Marcone, Raul Guti (Luismi, min.83), Fidel (Josan, min.83), Pere Milla (Victor Rodriguez, min.73) and Lucas Boye
Real Valladolid: Jordi Masip, Saidy Janko (Pablo Hervias, min.76), Bruno Gonzalez, Joaquin Fernandez, Lucas Olaza, Oscar Plano (Luis Perez, min.76), Roque Mesa (Michel Herrero, min.64), Ruben Alcaraz, Fabian Orellana (Jota, min.64), Kenan Kodro (Marcos De Sousa, min.64) and Sergi Guardiola
Stadium: Estadio Martínez Valero
Goals: Fidel (1-0, min. 22) and Lucas Olaza (1-1, min. 86)


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