Jubilant Elche take all 3 points against Cádiz, in a 3-1 win

Alvaro Cervera left to ponder what could have been, after Elche take all 3 points

Jubilant Elche take all 3 points against Cádiz, in a 3-1 win
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Elche snatched all three points from Cádiz in a 3-1 victory on Sunday, at Estadio Ramon de Carranza. With each team arriving on the back of a league defeat, they were both keen to pick up points. Cádiz were hoping to get something from this game after losing 3-2 to Osasuna in their previous fixture. Elche lost 2-0 in the last match they played against Alaves. As the table looks today, Cádiz are currently 12th with 43 points from 37 matches, while Elche sit in 18th, with 33 points from 37.

Cádiz started strongly in the first half, with a goal from Jose Mari at the 15 minute mark to take them into the break 1-0 up.

Elche continued to apply pressure in the second and were rewarded, thanks to a goal from Pere Milla, 58 minutes in. Elche looked to have the game under control when they scored again and incerased their lead, thanks to a goal from Diego Gonzalez in the 64th minute to establish a 2-1. They then scored again, increasing their advantage thanks to a goal from Fidel just before the final whistle with a final score of 3-1.

For Cádiz, Jairo Izquierdo, Pedro Alcala, Alvaro Negredo, Augusto Fernandez and Ruben Sobrino, came on for Alfonso Espino, Jens Jonsson, Ivan Saponjic, Ivan Alejo and Jose Mari. Elche brought on Guido Carrillo, Ivan Marcone, Miguel Cifuentes and Helibelton Palacios, to replace Pablo Piatti, Omenuke Mfulu, Josan and Lucas Boye.

There were bookings for Ivan Alejo, Anthony Lozano and Fali from Cádiz, and Gonzalo Verdu, Josan, Fidel and Diego Gonzalez, for Elche.

Cádiz will next travel to Levante, while Elche will face Athletic Bilbao at home.

Technical card:
Cádiz:David Gil, Alex Martin, Fali, Marcos Mauro, Alfonso Espino (Jairo Izquierdo, min.61), Ivan Alejo (Augusto Fernandez, min.73), Jose Mari (Ruben Sobrino, min.73), Jens Jonsson (Pedro Alcala, min.62), Filip Malbasic, Anthony Lozano and Ivan Saponjic (Alvaro Negredo, min.72)
Elche:Paulo Gazzaniga, Antonio Barragan, Diego Gonzalez, Gonzalo Verdu, Fidel, Josan (Miguel Cifuentes, min.77), Omenuke Mfulu (Ivan Marcone, min.77), Raul Guti, Pablo Piatti (Guido Carrillo, min.59), Lucas Boye (Helibelton Palacios, min.84) and Pere Milla
Stadium:Estadio Ramon de Carranza
Goals:Jose Mari (1-0, min. 15), Pere Milla (1-1, min. 58), Diego Gonzalez (1-2, min. 64) and Fidel (1-3, min. 88)


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