Elche 3-1 Getafe: Ilicitano topple Getafe with late goals in final match of the season

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Elche beats Getafe 3-1 on Sunday at Estadio Martínez Valero. Elche were hoping to get something from this game, following a previous defeat to Celta Vigo. Getafe, on the other hand, are struggling for form following a draw in their last match. This left, Elche and Getafe sit 13th (42 points) and 15th (39 points) in the table respectively, after a total of 38 matches.

Deep Blues found the net first, with Enes Unal finding the net after 33 minutes. However, their celebrations were kept brief, as Lucas Olaza equalised for ilicitano, 37 minutes in to see out the first half 1-1.

Elche rallied after this and were rewarded, thanks to a goal from Kike Perez in the 84th minute. They then scored again, increasing their advantage thanks to a 2nd effort from Kike Perez just before the final whistle with a final score of 3-1.

For Elche, Fidel, Ezequiel Ponce, Kike Perez, Raúl Guti and Josan, came on for Pere Milla, Guido Carrillo, Javier Pastore, Gerard Gumbau and Tete Morente. Getafe brought on Gonzalo Villar, Nemanja Maksimovic, Sandro Ramirez, Damian Suarez and Okay Yokuslu, to replace Carles Alena, Borja Mayoral, Oscar, Juan Iglesias and Jakub Jankto.

There were bookings for Pedro Bigas and Gerard Gumbau from Elche, and Stefan Mitrovic and Djene, for Getafe.

Technical card:
Elche:Kiko Casilla, John Nwankwo Donald, Pedro Bigas, Enzo Roco, Tete Morente (Josan, min.77), Omar Mascarell, Gerard Gumbau (Raúl Guti, min.70), Lucas Olaza, Pere Milla (Fidel, min.60), Guido Carrillo (Ezequiel Ponce, min.60) and Javier Pastore (Kike Perez, min.69)
Getafe:David Soria, Jorge Cuenca, Djene, Stefan Mitrovic, Juan Iglesias (Damian Suarez, min.82), Carles Alena (Gonzalo Villar, min.60), Mauro Arambarri, Oscar (Sandro Ramirez, min.75), Jakub Jankto (Okay Yokuslu, min.82), Enes Unal and Borja Mayoral (Nemanja Maksimovic, min.74)
Stadium:Estadio Martínez Valero
Goals:Enes Unal (0-1, min. 33), Lucas Olaza (1-1, min. 37), Kike Perez (2-1, min. 84) and Kike Perez (3-1, min. 90)