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A tie match for ending the season at Butarque (2-2)

Party a Butarque with some mixed feelings, the last match of the season, the permanence at LaLiga SmartBank, and the farewell to a legend like Javi Eraso. The gameweek 42’ the last game of the season showed the best of Leganés that faced Almeria at Butarque Stadium. 

Applause and a great support prior the start of the match in which Leganés got a tie match on the 90 minutes. With a good flavor of thein the mouth, the team of Mehdi Nafti shut off a season and ended with 54 points on the tenth position. 

Borja Garcés open the score, Omeruo lt dream Lega with another goal. 

The goal scorer was open pretty quickly, just six minutes after the referee started the match, Borja Garcés scored his third goal in two matches, helping Lega to be in front of the scorer. Nevertheless, Almería start pushing Lega with the dream of reaching first division and on the minute 15’ Rodrigo Ely, scored the equalizer.

It was an open match, with options for both teams. Lega tried different shots with Borja Garcés and with Eraso, but the lack of definition did not help to score the goal. On the minute. On the minute 32’ Mehdi Nafti was forced to make the first substitution due to the injury of Rober Ibañez. On his part Arnaiz entered for the number 7. One minute after Arnaiz entered the field he got the first chance, shooting the ball and hitting it against the front post. 

It was until the five minutes before the end of the first half that the Nigerian, Kenneth Omeruo hit the ball with this head letting the pepinero team be back in front of the scorer. With this the first half ended with a partial triumph of Leganés at Butarque

Sadiq equalize the match

For the second half, both teams enter with the same players that finished the first half. Just at the start of the second half, in the minute 52’ the forward of the team, Sadiq, scored the equalizer of the match, that let the match 2-2. 

Mehdi Nafti, made three changes on the minute 61, where Javi Eraso was sent off the pitch in the middle of a sonorous applause of the pepineros supporters where they provide they love to the number 17 that played his last match with Leganés. Sergio González and Borja Garcés was sent off as well, in their places Bárcenas, Bautista and Quintilla entered.  

During the second half the match lost some intensity, more battles in the center of the field and not so many opportunities were present. Lega, defend the result. On the la st minutes Asier Riesgo appeared with two great interventions after two head shots. With this the match ended with a good tie match for the next season.