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Atletico Madrid 1-1 Girona: Catalans take home a deserved point

Any hope Atletico Madrid had of mounting a title challenge diminished today after Girona managed to hold the home side to a draw. Currently, Atletico Madrid sits nine points off the top spot, but Barcelona has a game in hand. The match started with the Mattressers the favourites to edge a win at the Wanda Metropolitano. But, a stubborn visiting side and some poor substitution choices cost Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone the win. The breakthrough came after 34 minutes with a brilliant pass into the box from Thomas towards…

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Las Palmas looking for a change in fortune

A clash of the second half of the table sees Las Palmas desperately searching for some points to pull themselves out of the relegation zone. Girona also comes into this game off back-to-back away losses in La Liga against Eibar and Valencia. Girona coach Pablo Machín will be looking to get his team back on track. Meanwhile, Las Palmas coach Paco Jémez is taking charge of only his second La Liga game at the club on Saturday. As the club’s third manager of the campaign, the Spaniard will be fighting…

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Machin believes Girona deserved Celta point

Girona boss Pablo Machin has said that his side deserved a point in their 3-3 draw with Celta Vigo at Balaidos on Friday evening. Heading into the game at Balaidos, visiting side Girona were battered and bruised following their defeat to Barcelona last weekend, whilst Celta were in seemingly buoyant mood, smashing Eibar in their previous outing. Home side boss Juan Carlos Unzue spoke of the importance regarding a victory on Friday evening before the game, noting that his side had failed to win two successive games this season. And,…

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La Liga newboys Girona aim for winning start against Atletico Madrid

With less than two weeks before the Montilivi hosts its first ever La Liga match, Girona FC are hard at work putting together a squad for their season opener against Atlético de Madrid. According to reports in Marca, sporting director Quique Cárcel is aiming to land at least four more targets in what promises to be a big week for the club. Girona’s recruitment drive shows no signs of slowing down. The Catalans have added ten players to their squad already, notably centre forward Christian Stuani from relegated Middlesbrough. They have also secured the services…

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