With many emotions at the Balaídos Stadium, Los Celestes and Almería drew 2-2 in the match on date 27 of the Spain – LaLiga Santander 2022-2023 tournament.
The goals of the match for the locals were scored by Haris Seferovic (9′ 1T) and Carles Pérez (41′ 1T). While the away goals were made by Srdjan Babic (7′ 1T) and Arnau Puigmal (31′ 1T).
Celta was close to stretching the lead to the tie with a bombing by Iago Aspas that hit the post, 96 minutes into the second stage.
With 12 shots on target, 1 on the post and 6 outside, Almería suffered at the Balaídos Stadium. Although they had more shots, Celta failed to take the victory.
Carles Pérez was the figure of the party. The Celta midfielder scored 1 goal, made 17 correct passes and shot on target 4 times.
Another important player in the match was Arnau Puigmal. The Almería midfielder was the author of 1 goal, hit 19 correct passes, removed 2 balls and finished off the goal 2 times.
Celta striker Haris Seferovic asked goalkeeper Fernando Martínez de Almería to dance and threw a pipe at him 9 minutes into the first stage.
With a dirty game, the game played between both teams stood out. There were a large number of cautions: Arnau Puigmal, Carles Pérez, Fernando Martínez, Samu Costa, Luis Suárez, Iago Aspas, Léo Baptistão and Gabriel Veiga.
Celta’s technical director, Carlos Carvalhal, proposed a 4-4-2 strategy with Iván Villar in goal; Hugo Mallo, Joseph Aidoo, Unai Núñez and Javier Galán on the defensive line; Carles Pérez, Gabriel Veiga, Fran Beltrán and Luca de la Torre in the middle; and Iago Aspas and Haris Seferovic in attack.
For their part, those led by Joan Ferrer Sicilia stopped with a 4-5-1 scheme with Fernando Martínez under the three sticks; Chumi, Rodrigo Ely, Srdjan Babic and Álex Centelles in defense; Samu Costa, Lucas Robertone, Arnau Puigmal, Gonzalo Melero and Léo Baptistão in midfield; and Luis Suárez up front.
The judge selected for the match at the Balaídos Stadium was Alejandro Hernández Hernández.
Los Celestes will host Sevilla on the next day. Likewise, Almería will play at home against Valencia.
After the match, the local team is left with 35 points and in tenth place in the standings. While the visit has 27 units and occupies eighteenth place in the tournament.
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