With 49 points, the club is in the lead, with one more than the Real Madridwhich has one game in hand due to the dispute over Spanish Super Cup. The meringues decide the tournament, this Sunday, at 4pm, in front of Barcelonacom live broadcast on ESPN on Star+.
Almería remains at the bottom of the Spanish Championship, with six points. In the next round, the team faces Real Madrid, on the 21st, at 12:15 pm, at the Santiago Bernabéu.
The first big opportunity of the clash came from Almería, with Arribas forcing Gazzaniga to work. Shortly afterwards, Girona responded with Blind, who stopped at Luís Maximiano.
Even with lower technical quality, the home team controlled the actions in the first half. However, the lack of aim prevented the team from scoring.
In the final stretch of the first stage, Arribas, once again, saved Gazzaniga. With Almería better, the match went into half-time tied. The second half continued with the home team posing more danger. Right at the beginning, Léo Baptistão made Girona’s goalkeeper intervene again.
In the 35th minute, Aleix García was sent off and left the visitors with one less. With the numerical advantage, Almería went forward, but without efficiency they did not take the zero off the scoreboard.
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