Ortuño (right) in action this evening against Girona.

21-05-2016Miguel Garcia de la Arada

Girona 1 - Real Mallorca 0

Mallorca, three points off the relegation zone away at Girona, hunting for a play-off spot. Every game seems to have been crucial almost all season for Mallorca, as they have been constantly staring over their shoulders at relegation. Three points here would do very nicely thank you.

Ortuño, stirred into life that had been absent for several weeks by his goal against Tenerife last time out, gave Becerra a bit of work to do after just three minutes. The rest of the half was bereft of scoring chances, Girona struck the woodwork from a corner, Becerra dealt easily with an Oriol free kick, and that was pretty much that.

Second half, right from the kick-off, Yuste was adjudged to have tripped Borja in the area. Herrera put the penalty away. The decision to award the penalty looked questionable. Sabater responded with a free kick that went close, and Alcaraz was likewise near from a Girona corner. Mallorca desperately looked for an equaliser in the final ten minutes, but it wasn't to be.

Girona
Becerra; Álamo (Maffeo 73), Olivas, Richi, Lejeune, Clerc; Eloi (Alcaraz 53), Pere, Borja; Lekic (Sobrino 69), Herrera

Mallorca
Wellenreuther; Campabadal, Yuste, Aveldaño, Oriol (Company 80); Sabater, Sissoko; Lago Junior, Pereira (Acuña 67), Salamao (Brandon 60); Ortuño

Goal
Girona: Herrera (46 pen)

Cards
Girona: Álamo yellow 48; Borja yellow 62; Pere yellow 75: Maffeo yellow 90+
Mallorca: Yuste yellow 46; Brandon yellow 74; Aveldaño yellow 75

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ScouseVida / Hace over 5 years

Having watched Mallorca for the last 5 years about 6 times per season, I can honestly say its the most boring football I have ever seen. Much worse than my local non-league team St Albans. I think i've only ever seen Mallorca score more than 1 goal at home once or twice. Its worse than watching paint dry. I really don't want them to be relegated as they would probably become insolvent again. But this team deserves to be relegated, the football is worthy of Segunda B. Its atrocious and boring, no wonder fans won't turn up when tickets are €5 or even free. Doing nothing is better than watching this rubbish, I always leave a Mallorca game thinking that's 90 mins of my life I will never get back!

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