The players of Cultural Leonesa celebrate a goal against Atlético de Madrid


SURPRISE: Cultural Leonesa makes a comeback and kicks Atlético out of the Copa del Rey (2-1)

Published:24/01/2020 - 01:30h

Updated:24/01/2020 - 01:30h

The Copa del Rey 2019-20 has left several surprises, and the biggest one was Atlético de Madrid this Thursday. Cultural Leonesa made a comeback in the extra time and kicked one of the favorites out of the tournament

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The four participants of the Supercopa of Spain went in in Glass of the King in dieciseisavos, and that was the grave of the Athletic of Madrid. The pupilos of Diego Simeone were shipwrecked against an opponent that resisted in front of wind and tide, and not even sufficed that the Argentinian bet by an eleven with majority of headlines and footballers of the first team. The Cultural Leonese aims the greater surprise of the tournament to date.

Warned by the doubts of FC Barcelona and Real Madrid, in the Realm de León began commanding the rojiblancos. Joao Félix enjoyed of freedom to direct the attacks and the local defence did not attain to contain the charged of Vitolo and Ángel Correa, supported by the carrileros Santiago Arias and Manu Sánchez. The Canarian had a hand manually and Héctor Herrera tested with a big shot, but in the two won the game the cancerbero.

The goalkeeper Lucas Giffard went giving to know with his unemployed, and the relaxation 'colchonera' did the rest. The offensive connection broke and the ones of José Manuel Aira happened less difficulties, what allowed them equalise strengths, move away to the visitors of his area and visit of time more the one of Antonio Adán, with speed and actions to unemployed balloon. A played cancelled before it finish in the network was the first fright for the foráneos.

In the resumption there was an exchange of opportunities, and after him premièred the marker Correa. The finish of Sergio Benito went high and Vitolo went back to forgive in front of the archer, but did not do it his mate, that took advantage of a pass of a lot of carats of Joao Félix to put to his in advantage with a zurdazo. It seemed that this would be sufficient for the big, but the small was decided and did not want to leave carry.

In a stage in which the Athletic is expert knew move the Cultu, that found the prize to his efforts to six minutes of the end. They insisted and they insisted the ones of house and to the runner-up suspender belt went in him the fears, that did more real after a corner. They did fault several centres so that it remained a frank balloon, but the last rebound stuck it Julen Castañeda and lodged it with power at the bottom of the meshes.

It remained little for the 90, but the rain of occasions did not brake and both applicants could kill. The clearest were for the Madrilenian, but the Leoneses also had his and put in difficulties to Adán. In the another side of the field, Griffard followed improving by moments, turned into a wall that the ones of Simeone no longer went to go back to demolish. David would be the one who tumbara to Goliat.

The extention sentences to the Athletic in León

In the extention gave another step at the front the Athletic with offensive changes, but the Cultural him descosió to the against and no longer there were strengths for atinar. With the rojiblancos rondando the goal, a local escape turned into a big centre of Gabriel Gudino, that Sergio Benito empaló without leaving fall -Saúl could do something more, at least to bother- to do burst to the local parish. Minute 108 and the remaining of siege of the visitors, but to rhythm of "himself can " escaped him the Glass to the 'colchoneros'. Hardly they debuted in León, but the trophy will not see it more.

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