Girona 1-1 Osasuna: All even as hosts fight back against Los Rojillos

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Girona were helde ach other to a 1-1 draw by Osasuna on Sunday at Estadi Montilivi. Girona arrived at the match looking to pick up more points after losing 3-2 to Almería in their last match whilst Osasuna were able to continue their winning streak after a 1-0 win against Espanyol in their last match. Girona are currently 17th with 9 points from 11 matches, while Osasuna sit in 8th, with 17 points from 11.

It was an impressive opening from Osasuna, when Kike Barja gave them the lead on the 37 minute mark. However, their celebrations were kept brief, as David Lopez equalised for Girona just before half-time, finishing the first half 1-1. With both teams struggling to produce anything meaningful in the second half though, the match ended 1-1.

Substitutions for Girona included Rodrigo Riquelme, Valery Fernandez, Miguel Gutierrez, Reinier and Cristhian Stuani for Toni Villa, Manu Vallejo, Javier Hernandez, Yangel Herrera and Valentin Castellanos, respectively. Osasuna replaced Kike Barja, Darko Brasanac, Aimar Oroz, Pablo Ibanez and Kike Garcia with Abdessamad Ezzalzouli, Lucas Torro, Ruben Pena, Moi Gomez and Ezequiel Avila.

There were bookings for Miguel Gutierrez and Reinier from Girona, and Lucas Torro, Nacho Vidal and Juan Cruz, for Osasuna.

Girona will next travel to R Madrid, while Osasuna will face Real Valladolid at home.

Technical card:
Girona:Paulo Gazzaniga, Yan Couto, David Lopez, Santiago Bueno, Javier Hernandez (Miguel Gutierrez, min.74), Aleix Garcia, Oriol Romeu, Yangel Herrera (Reinier, min.74), Valentin Castellanos (Cristhian Stuani, min.81), Manu Vallejo (Valery Fernandez, min.56) and Toni Villa (Rodrigo Riquelme, min.55)
Osasuna:Sergio Herrera, Nacho Vidal, Juan Cruz, Unai Garcia, Manu Sanchez, Jon Moncayola, Moi Gomez (Pablo Ibanez, min.81), Lucas Torro (Darko Brasanac, min.64), Ruben Pena (Aimar Oroz, min.64), Abdessamad Ezzalzouli (Kike Barja, min.8) and Ezequiel Avila (Kike Garcia, min.82)
Stadium:Estadi Montilivi
Goals:Kike Barja (0-1, min. 37) and David Lopez (1-1, min. 45)