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Girona 1-1 Real Sociedad: Stuani rescues a point for home side

Girona and Real Sociedad played out a 1-1 draw at the Estadi Montilivi on Friday evening. The Basque visitors were the favourites to seal three points, but once again newly-promoted Girona showed that the Montilivi is not an easy place to come. A second half come back from – once again – Stuani meant both sides take a point from the encounter. Notable missing players for La Real were Vela and Agirretxe while Girona were without Alcala, Pere Pons and Amagat. It did not take long for the opening goal….

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La Liga News 

Giant Killers Girona host Real Sociedad

Real Sociedad visit this season’s giant killers, Girona, knowing a win will close the gap on the European spots. The newly promoted Catalan side are in superb form, having won their last league games, whilst Sociedad are also on a good run, having won three of their last four in all competitions. Although the Basque visitors enter the game as favourites to seal three points; they will be wary of the hosts, who have taken points off teams like Real Madrid – beating Zinedine Zidane’s side 2-1 in round 10….

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Levante 1-2 Girona: Catalans pick up impressive victory

Girona picked up an impressive victory over in-form Levante on Saturday afternoon. Borja Garcia put Girona ahead at the Ciutat de Valencia Stadium with a long-range shot into the top corner just before the hour mark, and former Levante striker Christian Stuani netted in the final ten minutes. The lone goal for the hosts was scored with a header by Enes Unal in injury time, who arrived on loan from Villarreal last week. Elsewhere on Saturday, Alaves beat Espanyol 1-0 on Saturday evening thanks to a goal from Christian Santos after…

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Girona hoping for revenge against Levante

Levante and Girona faced each other just last week in the Copa del Rey. Levante came out on top during that encounter, winning 2-0 at the Montilivi. Girona travels to Valencia this weekend to try and get revenge. Both sides are actually level on points in the La Liga table with 12 points apiece. Levante are only above Girona on goal difference. Although this time the clubs will face each other in the Nou Estadi, the result is anything but secure for the Frogs. Girona have been on a good…

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La Liga News 

Girona selling off the old Montilivi pitch

Girona announced yesterday that it would be selling off 1000 pieces of the old Montilivi football pitch for 30 euros per piece. Fans can claim their section online or in-person at the new club store that opened this week next to the stadium. Un tall d’història blanc-i-vermella pot ser vostre: la gespa de l’ascens ‼️🎁 A la venda via online i a la botiga👉 https://t.co/p7KVT3eEGE pic.twitter.com/hkdpOpCUxG — Girona FC (@GironaFC) October 31, 2017 The club says it treated the old pitch when it was removed. Therefore, any purchase will stay as…

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Zidane believes Madrid did not lack effort in Girona defeat

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane believes side did not lack effort in their 2-1 defeat to Girona on Sunday. Having started the season in stuttering form, Madrid had bounced back slightly with wins over Eibar, Getafe, Espanyol and Alaves. However, their run of successive victories came to an end on Sunday after a shock defeat to Catalan side Girona. Isco’s opening goal was cancelled out by Cristhian Stuani, before Portu grabbed a winner for the newly promoted La Liga side. Zidane, who has faced questions over the form of some…

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Spanish Papers: Marca back Real Madrid in ‘offside goal’ claim

Good Morning and welcome to our daily round up of the morning Spanish Papers, where Marca have backed Real Madrid in their claim that Girona’s match winning goal was offside. Goals from Cristhian Stuani and Portu were enough to seal an historic victory for the Catalan side, coming from 1-0 down to end Madrid run of away wins, stemming back to February. Portu, who has been in fine form this season came back from an offside position to flick in the winner, but the goal has left a sour taste…

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Girona 2-1 Real Madrid: Hosts claw back stunning victory

Girona coach Pablo Machín commented before the match that today’s encounter against Real Madrid would be like a party for his players. It certainly was. Los Blancos had been the favourites to take three points from the Montilivi. They were hoping to keep the pressure on La Liga leaders Barcelona. But, Real Madrid now find themselves eight points adrift of the Blaugrana club. For Girona, this was the last major club that has not yet visited the Montilivi this season. The whites and reds succeeded in making it difficult for Los…

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Tension brews as Madrid prepares for a match in the Catalan heartland

Despite all the rumours that the match would be called off due to Catalan Independence, the Girona – Real Madrid match kicks off today at 4.15pm local time. Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane played down the charged atmosphere. “We will have the security there as always to play a football match, nothing more. We are thinking solely about the match as always and not about what could happen around it.” Regardless attempts by both managers to calm the symbolism around the match, it will be intense at the Montilivi. Girona is…

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La Copa Match Centre 

Wins for Los Blancos, Las Palmas, Levante and La Real – Copa del Rey Round Up

Real Madrid will begin the second leg two goals to the good as penalties from Marco Asensio and Lucas Vazquez helped them to a win against Fuenlabrada in a match that saw both teams end the game with ten men. Zinedine Zidane had made many changes to his team from last week’s win over Eibar and the youngsters struggled in the first half as Fuenlabrada gave their best. They took the lead however on 63 minutes from the penalty spot, Asensio sending the keeper the wrong way after Fran Garcia was…

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