On Wednesday, Elche and Valladolid were held to a 1-1 draw at Estadio Martínez Valero. With each team arriving on the back of a league defeat, they were both keen to pick up points. Elche were looking forward to meeting again after losing their last game 2-0 to Osasuna. Valladolid, on the other hand, lost 2-1 in the last match they played against Granada. As the table looks today, Elche and Valladolid currently occupy 19th and 16th spots in the table, with 27 points and 28 points respectively after 31 matches.
Elche started the first half well, thanks to Fidel finding the net at the 22 minute mark. The score at half time was 1-0.
Valladolid took the initiative in the second half, with a goal from Lucas Olaza just before the final whistle. The final result, Elche 1, Valladolid 1.
For Elche, Johan Mojica, Emiliano Rigoni, Victor Rodriguez, Luismi and Josan, came on for Kenan Kodro, Fabian Orellana, Roque Mesa, Saidy Janko and Oscar Plano. Valladolid brought on Marcos De Sousa, Jota, Michel Herrero, Pablo Hervias and Luis Perez, to replace Kenan Kodro, Fabian Orellana, Roque Mesa, Saidy Janko and Oscar Plano.
There were bookings for Pere Milla, Ivan Marcone, Dani Calvo, Gonzalo Verdu and Emiliano Rigoni from Elche. For Valladolid, Kenan Kodro, Joaquin Fernandez and Saidy Janko saw yellow.
Valladolid and Elche will next play at home to Cádiz and Atletico Madrid respectively.
|Elche:||Paulo Gazzaniga, Antonio Barragan, Gonzalo Verdu, Dani Calvo, Josema (Johan Mojica, min.60), Tete Morente (Emiliano Rigoni, min.73), Ivan Marcone, Raul Guti (Luismi, min.83), Fidel (Josan, min.83), Pere Milla (Victor Rodriguez, min.73) and Lucas Boye|
|Real Valladolid:||Jordi Masip, Saidy Janko (Pablo Hervias, min.76), Bruno Gonzalez, Joaquin Fernandez, Lucas Olaza, Oscar Plano (Luis Perez, min.76), Roque Mesa (Michel Herrero, min.64), Ruben Alcaraz, Fabian Orellana (Jota, min.64), Kenan Kodro (Marcos De Sousa, min.64) and Sergi Guardiola|
|Stadium:||Estadio Martínez Valero|
|Goals:||Fidel (1-0, min. 22) and Lucas Olaza (1-1, min. 86)|