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Tsygankov's goal helped Girona and Dovbik defeat Rayo Vallecano in La Liga (video)

ByИван Дунаев

Feb 26, 2024

 Tsygankov's goal helped Girona and Dovbik defeat Rayo Vallecano in La Liga (video)

Michel's charges interrupted their three-match winless streak in championship of Spain

GironaUkrainians Artem Dovbik and Viktor Tsygankov were defeated at home by Rayo Vallecanoin the final match26th round of the Spanish La Liga. The match at the Estadio Municipal de Montilivi in ​​Girona ended with the score 3:0.

The first half of the match passed without goals. At the start of the second half, the Catalans took the lead in the 52nd minuteTsygankovreceived a pass from Miguel Gutierrez and from outside the penalty area, with one touch, fired a low shot into the far corner.

For Tsygankov this is the sixth goal this season. The 26-year-old Ukrainian midfielder also has three assists.

Soon Dovbik could score his own goal. In the 57th minute, the Girona team's attack ended with Tsygankov's cross to Artem, but the forward of the Ukrainian national team launched the ball over the goal from an excellent position.

Note that the guests finished the match in the minority – in the 76th minute, the Spanish defender Pep Chavarria, who came on as a substitute in the second half, managed to earn two yellow cards and a sending off in two minutes.

In injury time, Michel's charges removed the question of the match winner. The double was designed by Savio, who scored after spectacular solo runs in the 90+1st and 90+6th minutes.

By the way, Dovbik and Tsygankov were in the starting line-up of the Girona team. Artem spent 73 minutes on the field, and Victor played 89 minutes.

Review of the match “Girona” – “Rayo Vallecano”

Thus, Girona interrupted its three-match winless streak in the Spanish Championship. The team of Dovbik and Tsygankov with 59 points returned to second place in La Liga, moving Barcelona (57 points) to third position.

Real Madrid, led by Ukrainian goalkeeper Andrei Lunin, leads in La Liga with 65 points. Rayo Vallecano (25 points) is in 14th place.

In the next round, Girona will meet Mallorca away on March 3. A day earlier, Rayo Vallecano will host Cadiz.


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