What a win for the Yellow Submarine. After a season of suffering, we are almost there. Salvation is a
win tomorrow away, or (at most) a victory in one of our final two matches.
replaced Rubén Cani as the only change in Miguel Ángel Lotina's starting XI. So the dreaded
was back, this time in the most crucial match (arguably) in club history. Good thing it worked out.
For Sporting, star striker David Barral continued his disciplinary absence from the side, and Javier Clemente started in a 4-2-3-1 or 4-3-3, depending on who you ask. Colunga, Sangoy, and Trejo are all strikers, but 'midfielders' Lora and Gálvez are actually defenders. Go figure.
El Molinón was sold out for this encounter, with the home fans believing in a miracle after three wins in four. Villarreal had posted only one win in six, though that stretch featured but one loss. A #Lotinazo was well within reach.
And the Yellow Submarine started brightly, though I missed the opener. Even if I had been watching, I may not have believed
striker-like finish. I could have sworn it was ...