With the completion of Girona-Tenerife final Monday, the thirty ninth matchday within the Smartbank League was shelved, with solely 3 matchdays remaining for the top of the championship. With all fronts nonetheless open (direct promotion, Play-Off and relegation) The final 3 dates of the championship promise sturdy feelings.
Focusing on the battle for promotion positions, the victory of Tenerife meant the sensible affirmation of the canaries within the promotion part, who have already got a 6-point benefit over SD Ponferradina, when there are solely 9 left at stake. At the identical time, Girona, which grew to become a substitute for direct promotion a couple of weeks in the past, has gotten into a large number, having equaled the factors with Real Oviedo, sixth categorised, and being only one above ‘Ponfe’ and three of UD Las Palmas. With that, we discover ourselves with 4 groups in 3 factors to battle for the fifth and sixth place, which has been opened to a larger extent.
Great stage of all of the contenders for the Play-Off
Among the various variations that make these 4 groups heterogeneous we will discover an excellent advantage, widespread to all of them: the excessive stage they’re displaying, particularly in the previous few days.
Girona has come, a couple of weeks in the past, to finish a run of outcomes that, as we are saying, allowed it to turn into a candidate for direct promotion. This streak has now been copied by Real Oviedo (23 factors out of the final 27 at stake), SD Ponferradina (12 out of 12) and UD Las Palmas (20 out of 34) which implies that, most likely, we’re going to discover ourselves with the very best variety of factors essential to enter Play-Off positions lately, that, certainly, revolve round 70 factors, a determine with which some groups have come to certify direct promotion in current seasons.
Hard day for Girona and Ponferradina
Of the 4 contenders for the final two Play-Off locations, those with the worst rival in spherical 40 of the championship are Girona and Ponferradina, for various causes.
The individuals from Girona, after the heavy defeat towards CD Tenerife, they should go to the Sporting de Gijón stadium, El Molinón – Enrique Castro Quini, who guarantees to decorate in his finest garments to have the ability to assist his workforce to attain a victory that appears important to attain permanence, given the issues of Gijón in current weeks. Although Sporting hardly provides 3 wins within the final 28 league video games, Given the frenzy of its classification, it guarantees to turn into probably the most harmful groups.
In the case of Ponferradina, the powerful recreation on matchday 40 It is because of going through one of many 3 groups which might be nonetheless combating for direct promotion, Real Valladolid, who will arrive on the assembly with morale by the roof, after having managed to win (0-2) within the discipline of a direct rival, SD Eibar.
At the identical time, UD Las Palmas will go to the sector of the class’s prime backside participant, AD Alcorcón, who, beware! He comes from scoring (0-3) in La Romareda. Finally, Oviedo will obtain, exactly, Real Zaragoza, who will need revenge.
Trap match for Oviedo
And that is exactly which turns the sport right into a entice for the lads of ‘Cuco’ Ziganda. As we’ve been warning for a number of weeks, going through a workforce that has nothing at stake past honor It is a double-edged sword that may backfire if the match will not be approached with the depth it deserves. In addition, because of the very powerful defeat towards the underside of the class, Real Zaragoza will go to Carlos Tartiere with the agency intention of creating up for it.
Reasons to consider in qualifying for the Play-Off
With all the pieces, The Real Oviedo squad and coach have given clear indicators in current weeks of being deserving of the belief of the blue followers. The minimal braking in Malaga (let’s not neglect that the individuals of Malaga risked their lives) shouldn’t make us neglect the good streak of video games with out dropping that the carbayón workforce accumulates. In this streak, the good stage at which the beginning eleven has been scratching, plus a number of substitutes already transformed into key shocks, the long-suffering Asturian followers should cling to belief with the entire regulation of their representatives on the sector.