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09 Oct 2019
Three clubs won the three matches played on the week, while the second coach of the season fell as Deportivo axed Anquela.

Cádiz CF are the big winners of the week, this after winning the three games disputed in the period. The Andalusians beat three of the most in-form teams: 1-2 at UD Almeria, 1-0 Vs. SD Huesca and 0-2 at Real Zaragoza. They have now a seven-point advantage at the top and are racing towards Primera. It’s an impressive run and it meant that there are no undefeated teams in the league as it was the first defeat for Real Zaragoza.

Almeria UD remain second despite they only added a point in three games. They lost at home against Cádiz CF, and also visiting Sporting Gijón (4-2) and their only point was at the Riazor in the goalless draw with Deportivo.

Recently relegated SD Huesca and Girona FC moved forward after winning twice in the week. The Aragonians beat the Catalans (1-0) and Málaga CF (2-0). In the case of Girona FC; they chained straight wins over Deportivo (3-1) and Racing Santander (0-3).

Apart from Cádiz CF, other two clubs won the three games disputed in the week. One of them is UD Las Palmas, the Canarians chained victories over Albacete Balompié (3-2), SD Ponferradina (0-2) and CD Lugo (0-2) to move into the eighth position.

The situation at the top of the standings:

place team points GF GA
1 Cádiz 25 16 8
2 Almeria 18 16 9
3 Huesca 18 9 5
4 Fuenlabrada 17 12 8
5 Zaragoza 16 14 8
6 Girona 16 13 10
7 Albacete 16 7 12
8 Las Palmas 15 11 10

The other club in the league that won three games in a row was Extremadura UD, the team coached by Manu Mosquera chained straight wins over AD Alcorcón (0-2), Elche CF (2-0) and CD Tenerife (1-2) and left the relegation zone.

The club that continues without reacting is Deportivo. The Galicians only added points in two bittersweet draws at home with CD Mirandés (1-1) and UD Almería (0-0). In the middle a new defeat visiting Girona FC (3-1). The negative streak cost the job to Juan Antonio Anquela, who is the second coach to be axed on the Segunda season.

Precisely, the first club that fired the coach was Real Oviedo and they showed some reaction despite remaining as the bottom club. The Asturians added five points and it could have been nine, but they allowed late goals that cost them the victory, this in the home draws with Real Zaragoza (2-2) and CD Numancia (1-1). In the middle their first win on the season visiting CD Tenerife (0-1), therefore there are no more winless teams in the league.

The situation at the bottom of the standings:

place team points GF GA
18 Racing 8 9 12
19 Málaga 8 6 10
20 Deportivo 8 11 17
21 Mirandés 8 10 18
22 Oviedo 7 11 16

Leaders Cádiz CF face a tricky visit to Málaga CF, while Luis César will have a complicated debut as Deportivo visit in-form UD Las Palmas. Runners-up UD Almería and SD Huesca face accessible games, the Andalusians entertain CD Lugo, while Aragonians host Racing Santander.

The matchday is completed with other seven games: Rayo Vallecano Vs. CD Tenerife; Sporting Gijón Vs. AD Alcorcón; Girona FC Vs. Elche CF; Extremadura UD Vs. SD Ponferradina; CD Mirandés Vs. Fuenlabrada CF; CD Numancia Vs Real Zaragoza & Albacete Balompié Vs. Real Oviedo. 




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