Overcast weather free of rain made for a crowd turnout of 6307 at Campo Manuel Diaz Vega
today. Mihail Iordache
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by Rocco Vinterby
and Sigurður Elíasson
People from all over Asturias
had joined up for the derby.
Deportiva tactics involved an interesting 4-4-2 combination.
The following players had been chosen: Fernández Hijar - Medina Ruiz, Trigueros, Odriozabala, Brunet - Vecilla, Fromesta, Barbacana, Younsi - Stoicheci, Anchústegui.
Candil had chosen a strategic 4-4-2 formation.
Lineup: Trujillo - Cartella, Chunta, Escayola, Arma - Arumí, Soria, Azcano, Navarro - Turner, Bonvehí.
came close to putting the visiting team one up 17 minutes into the match, following a solo raid down the middle, but D. Fernández Hijar
managed to tip the ball to a corner.
gave the visitors the lead 32 minutes into the match to make it 0 - 1. The goal was scored from the penalty spot after a handball in the penalty area.
Deportiva's C. Trigueros
was shown a yellow card for standing over the ball and blocking an opponent's quick free kick after 34 minutes.
38 minutes into the game, S. Fromesta
had to leave the pitch due to a knee injury. In came F. Pardo
Some fine movement on the left led to a Candil goal after 39 minutes, making it 0 - 2. Í. Azcano
was noted down as the scorer.
After this, you could see that the players of Candil were more interested in killing time than scoring more goals.
It was 0 - 2 at the break.
Possession in the forty-five minutes was dominated by Deportiva, with 54 percent of the ball.
Candil's Í. Azcano
skillfully knocked a pass over the top after 47 minutes, and that was received by R. Arumí
who just managed to slot it past the opposing goalkeeper for 0 - 3.
After 49 minutes, the defensive line of Candil created a counterattack through the middle that gave P. Bonvehí
a good look at the goal, but his shot glanced harmlessly off the crossbar.
The home crowd was given a certain amount of consolation when C. Anchústegui
scored after a brilliant midfield combination through the centre, reducing the lead to 1 - 3.
D. Fernández Hijar
got a fingertip on J. Escayola
's shot from the left 68 minutes in, and managed to keep the visitors from going up another goal.
Deportiva had most of the ball, with 55 percent of possession.
Deportiva's top performer was clearly C. Anchústegui
turned in a dismal performance, however.
performed admirably for Candil.
was a disappointment, however.
The match ends 1 - 3.