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Budimir was the alpha and omega for Osasuna. The Croatian had the equalizer in his boots, with a penalty in stoppage time, a super scenario for a ahead with the fang that the crimson participant has. But in a second he went from being the hero to turning into a meme, bait for social networks. Guillamón hit him from behind within the 93rd minute, when the Osasunista offensive intensified; The referee spent two extra on the VAR display screen and in the long run signaled the utmost penalty to the uproar and pleasure of the Sadar stands.



Herrera, Jesús Areso, Juan Cruz (Mojica, min. 58), David García, Jorge Herrando, Iker Muñoz, Moi Gómez, Jon Moncayola (Pablo Ibáñez, min. 75), Rubén García (Rubén Peña, min. 75), Ante Budimir and Arnáiz (Raul García de Haro, min. 75)



Mamardashvili, Vazquez Alcalde, Cenk Özkacar, Foulquier, Cristhian Ibarguen, Francisco Martinez (Peter Federico, min. 79), Diego López (Thierry Correia, min. 87), Javi Guerra, Pepelu, Hugo Duro (Alberto Mari, min. 75) and Andre Almeida (Hugo Guillamón, min. 75)

Goals 0-1 min. 18: Andre Almeida.

Referee José Luis Munuera Montero

Yellow playing cards Baraja (min. 45), Hugo Duro (min. 55) and Mamardashvili (min. 84)

Budimir caught the ball, positioned it on the penalty spot, and when Munuera ordered the execution, he headed in direction of the ball, he hesitated as a result of Mamardashvili stood agency with out shifting, and when he reached the ball, he stumbled in his feint, touched it along with his left stumbled, and the ball bounced into the arms of the goalkeeper, who needed to take a few steps ahead to select it up. The tie that Osasuna so onerous sought was misplaced in some of the weird actions of the season.

Before, the primary half was very entertaining, not very educational, though maybe the coaches didn't prefer it an excessive amount of, however since soccer belongs to the followers, it was good. Osasuna was in cost, however he made many errors. The shipments didn’t arrive the place the senders meant, they have been misplaced within the supply, even when they have been licensed. Budimir waited within the space in useless, like Vladimir and Estragon ready for Godot, in Beckett's work.

But the theater of the absurd was placed on stage by Herrera, the Osasuna goalkeeper, when on a protracted ball in direction of his space, he went uncontrolled to clear it along with his head. But he’s not a middle again and his irregular motion hit his teammate Juan Cruz. The ball fell at Hugo Duro's toes. He had a transparent horizon, an empty aim and the complete space to himself, however he suffered a sudden Stendhal syndrome. Faced with probably the most stunning picture {that a} striker can see, his blood strain rose, he suffered palpitations and his imaginative and prescient turned blurry. He wished to regulate to make sure a straightforward shot as a substitute of hitting first, and Herrando got here up behind him to place his foot in and have fun his defensive motion as if he had scored a aim.

But the play left its mark on the Osasunista electrocardiogram. The crimson coronary heart suffered, as they gave the ball to Valencia for a couple of minutes that turned out to be deadly, as a result of just a bit whereas later, a neighborhood defensive imbalance left Almeida with a hall on the best of their assault, and upon getting into the world he shot crosswise to inaugurate the scoreboard. Without being dazzled by the imaginative and prescient of the goalkeeper in entrance of him, with out palpitations. One foot strike and it's over.

Shortly after, Herrera saved a shot from Vázquez, along with his father, on the opposite aspect, watching from his place as Osasunista sports activities director, and that was the top of the Valencian initiative. From that second on, Rubén Baraja's gamers began rowing. Osasuna tried to take advantage of the vein that Areso discovered on the best wing. Balls flew into the world, virtually all the time with out precision, however the Arrasate group clearly took management within the face of some Valencian confusion. In the final minutes of the primary half the Pamplona group had its greatest choices. First, in a shot by Moi that hit Javi Guerra, and deviated dangerously till it hit the put up; later, in a switch with the chest of Budimir that Rubén García completed off.

The second half was an Osasunista monologue. Baraja determined to park the bus in his area, and, moreover, Osasuna allowed few Valencian excursions in his area. The Rojillos bombarded the visiting space, and Budimir had two clear alternatives to tie, first after an amazing cross from Rubén García after which with a cross shot that appeared for the put up.

Without any embarrassment, Valencia defended its benefit, a juicy earnings that allowed it to return to the European positions, and Osasuna and its followers turned determined on account of their lack of knowledge. Until within the 92nd minute that penalty got here, which destroyed the Osasunista phantasm and revitalized Valencia.

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