On Saturday, Elche and Levante were held to a 1-1 draw at Estadio Martínez Valero. Elche were keen to hang onto their position at the top of league and extend their winning run, following a 1-0 victory against Getafe. Levante, on the other hand, are struggling for form following a draw in their last match. Following today's result, Elche and Levante currently occupy 10th and 14th spots in the table, with 6 points and 4 points respectively after 5 matches.
It was an impressive opening from Elche, with a goal from Lucas Perez in the 33rd minute, ending the first half 1-0.
Levante started the second half with an intensified spirit, thanks to a goal from Jose Luis Morales in the 55th minute, leaving the final score at 1-1.
For Elche, Javier Pastore, Pere Milla, Guido Carrillo, Antonio Barragan and Ivan Marcone, came on for Dario Benedetto, Tete Morente, Lucas Perez, Enzo Roco and Omar Mascarell. Levante brought on Alejandro Cantero, Nemanja Radoja, Roger Marti, Shkodran Mustafi and Rober Pier for Dani Gomez, Pepelu, Jose Luis Morales, Sergio Postigo and Mickael Malsa.
There were bookings for Enzo Roco and Gonzalo Verdu from Elche, and Pablo Martinez and Ruben Vezo, for Levante.
Elche will next play Villarreal away, with Levante facing Celta Vigo at home.
|Elche:||Kiko Casilla, Gonzalo Verdu, Enzo Roco (Antonio Barragan, min.77), Diego Gonzalez, Helibelton Palacios, Raúl Guti, Omar Mascarell (Ivan Marcone, min.86), Tete Morente (Pere Milla, min.61), Johan Mojica, Dario Benedetto (Javier Pastore, min.61) and Lucas Perez (Guido Carrillo, min.77)|
|Levante:||Dani Cardenas, Ruben Vezo, Oscar Duarte, Sergio Postigo (Shkodran Mustafi, min.78), Son, Pepelu (Nemanja Radoja, min.70), Pablo Martinez, Mickael Malsa (Rober Pier, min.88), Carlos Clerc, Dani Gomez (Alejandro Cantero, min.70) and Jose Luis Morales (Roger Marti, min.77)|
|Stadium:||Estadio Martínez Valero|
|Goals:||Lucas Perez (1-0, min. 33) and Jose Luis Morales (1-1, min. 55)|