The group from Elche will return to La Liga after five years hovering between the second and third categories.
Elche Return to The league after defeating Girona 1-0 in the playoff for the third promotion. The team from Elche found the rise of the hand of the dying man from both Pere Milla and, after five years, he will return to the top Spanish category.
The Catalan side dominated the first half and was able to take the lead in the 29th minute, but Uruguayan Cristhian Stuani missed Samu’s center and the ball went over the crossbar. The people from Girona kept trying but could not distance themselves from an Elche who could not counteract the high pressure proposed by Rodríguez’s team.
The complement began with Ignasi Miquel disturbing Edgar Badía’s goal again, but the factor that would change the development would reach 61 ‘after a hard tackle made by the Uruguayan striker, who would be booked, but after the repetition of the VAR he was expelled . From there, those of Rojo Martín would be the ones who took the initiative.
But when everything seemed to indicate that the extension would come, a Fidel center from the left found Pere Milla only at the far post to sentence with his head, the rise of Elche.
And so, the last one entered the playoffs after the uncertainty generated by the uncontested match between Fuenlabrada and La Coruña, was the one who got the third promotion and the return to La Liga. Huesca and Cádiz had been the teams that managed to go up directly.
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