Osasuna 3-2 Cádiz – Osasuna take the points and enjoy a home win against Cádiz

Home fans celebrate as Jagoba Arrasate’s men secure win against Cádiz on Tuesday
Osasuna vs. Cádiz
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.

Osasuna enjoyed a mesmerising home victory against Cádiz at the Estadio El Sadar on Tuesday. Osasuna arrived with the intention of increasing their league score after a 2-2 draw against Athletic Bilbao. Cádiz were hoping to increase their winning streak after back-to-back victories against Huesca and Granada. At the moment, Osasuna are in 11th place on the table and has 44 points while Cádiz sit in 12th with 43 points after 36 matches.

Osasuna started strong and were rewarded for their efforts, with Ante Budimir finding the net at the 38 minute mark and managed to see out the first half 1-0.

Cádiz started strong in the second half and were able to dominate, thanks to an early penalty goal from Ivan Saponjic in the 49th minute. However, each side looked hungry to win and Osasuna then found the back of the net at the 75 minute mark thanks to Ante Budimir, taking the score to 2-1. The momentum was now with Los Rojillos, who then scored again through a goal from Roberto Torres, on 86 minutes to establish a 3-1. Cádiz in turn, then responded just before the final whistle increasing their lead with an effort from Alberto Perea. When the final wisthle blew, the result was 3-2 to Osasuna.

For Osasuna, Roberto Torres, Enric Gallego, Jon Moncayola, Jony and Juan Cruz, came on for Oier, Ezequiel Avila, Javier Martinez Calvo, Ruben Garcia and Manu Sanchez. Cádiz brought on Alberto Perea, Jairo Izquierdo, Jorge Pombo and Alvaro Negredo, to replace Carlos Akapo, Ivan Saponjic, Garrido and Ruben Sobrino.

There were bookings for David Garcia and Nacho Vidal from Osasuna. For Cádiz, Alfonso Espino and Isaac Carcelen saw yellow.

Osasuna will next play Atletico Madrid away, with Cádiz facing Elche at home.

Technical card:
Osasuna: Juan Manuel Perez, Nacho Vidal, David Garcia, Unai Garcia, Manu Sanchez (Juan Cruz, min.88), Javier Martinez Calvo (Jon Moncayola, min.64), Lucas Torro, Oier (Roberto Torres, min.63), Ruben Garcia (Jony, min.71), Ante Budimir and Ezequiel Avila (Enric Gallego, min.64)
Cádiz: David Gil, Isaac Carcelen, Carlos Akapo (Alberto Perea, min.20), Pedro Alcala, Marcos Mauro, Alfonso Espino, Ruben Sobrino (Alvaro Negredo, min.77), Jens Jonsson, Garrido (Jorge Pombo, min.77), Anthony Lozano and Ivan Saponjic (Jairo Izquierdo, min.69)
Stadium: the Estadio El Sadar
Goals: Ante Budimir (1-0, min. 38), Ivan Saponjic (1-1, min. 49), Ante Budimir (2-1, min. 75), Roberto Torres (3-1, min. 86) and Alberto Perea (3-2, min. 90)

 

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