After some time out of the spotlight, Venezuelan midfielder Yangel Herrera sentenced Sevilla to a tough defeat against Girona (2-1) this Saturday. Thanks to the action of the Vinotinto player, the team coached by Michel Sánchez took the three points.
The native of La Guaira scored his second goal this weekend at minute 88' with the team he joined at the beginning of the season through a loan. In 12 official League matches he has also accumulated two assists.
Herrera was a fundamental part for Girona on matchday 17 of the Spanish tournament despite the fact that the locals started being below the score. Valencia took the lead thanks to a goal scored by Tanguy Nianzou (13').
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The Catalan squad was clearly superior in the first half, but wasted countless occasions and suffered from defensive fragility, a chronic problem for the locals.
Girona went into halftime with a goal against, however, the team did not falter but used the opportunity to stay in the fight. In the first minute of the second half, Toni Villa sent a killer pass to the edge of the small area and Stuani made no mistake.
With the actions equalized and the usual attack by Michel's men, Sevilla weakened. There was little left for the commitment to conclude, but Girona's determination to continue maintaining its streak of seven games without defeat was the perfect approach.
After a robbery by the recently admitted Valery Fernández, Yangel Herrera beat Bono with a beautiful Vaseline to sing the final 2-1 with which Montilivi went crazy.
For the rest of the day:
- Valladolid 0-1 Rayo Vallecano
- Osasuna 1-0 Majorca
- Celtic Vigo 1-1 Villarreal