Valladolid 1-0 Almería: Pucelle deliver decisive win at José Zorrilla

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Real Valladolid’s 1-0 win over Almería on Monday, was hard fought at José Zorrilla. Valladolid arrived at the match looking to pick up more points after losing their last match 4-0 to Barcelona. Almería, meanwhile, were able to continue their winning streak after a 2-1 win against Seville in their last match. both teams are now on 4 points and occupy 16th and 13th places respectively after 4 matches.

After a goalless first half, Valladolid applied pressure in the second and were rewarded, when Shon Weissman found the net just before the final whistle so at full time it was 1-0 to Valladolid.

Substitutions for Valladolid included Gonzalo Plata, Monchu, Shon Weissman, Juan Jose Narvaez and Sergio Leon for Oscar Plano, Alvaro Aguado, Sergi Guardiola, Roque Mesa and Ivan Sanchez, respectively. Almería brought on Adri Embarba, Marko Milovanovic, Kaiky Melo and Francisco Portillo, to replace Dyego Sousa, Leo Baptistao, César De La Hoz and Largie Ramazani.

There were bookings for Javi Sanchez from Valladolid. For Almería, Sergio Akieme, César De La Hoz, Adri Embarba, Kaiky Melo, Samu and Marko Milovanovic saw yellow.

Valladolid will play their next fixture away against Girona, while Almería will face Osasuna at home.

Technical card:
Real Valladolid:Sergio Asenjo, Luis Perez, Javi Sanchez, Joaquin Fernandez, Sergio Escudero, Kike Perez, Roque Mesa (Juan Jose Narvaez, min.78), Alvaro Aguado (Monchu, min.66), Oscar Plano (Gonzalo Plata, min.59), Sergi Guardiola (Shon Weissman, min.66) and Ivan Sanchez (Sergio Leon, min.78)
Almería:Fernando Martinez, Pozo, Srdjan Babic, Rodrigo Ely, Sergio Akieme, Largie Ramazani (Francisco Portillo, min.84), César De La Hoz (Kaiky Melo, min.77), Samu, Lucas Robertone, Leo Baptistao (Marko Milovanovic, min.77) and Dyego Sousa (Adri Embarba, min.59)
Stadium:José Zorrilla
Goals:Shon Weissman (1-0, min. 90)