Athletic Club will present the following starting line-up against Espanyol: Ainhoa, Vanessa, Itsaso, Marta M., Tzibi, I. Murua, Orueta, Gangoiti, Joana, Ibarra and Erika.
On the bench will be: Andere, Nekane, Amaia Olabarrieta, Zuriñe, Eba, Paula and Sandra.
Espanyol will be presenting the following starting line-up: Cristina, Ane, Miriam, Marta, Noemí, Adriana, Sara, Joana, Rocío, Mesi and Vero.
On the bench will be: Olga, Lara, Carol, Nuria, Marta Cubí, Corredera and Nuria.
The referee will be Rebollo López with Costa and Olmo assisting.
12:05 Match kicks-off
Club Board member Juan Manuel Delgado heads the rojiblanca expedition. Among all the rojiblanca followers stand out the posters of the Jarrillera and Los Leones of Barcelona Supporters’ Clubs.
(9′) 1-0. Adriana takes advantage of a defensive error to score with a cross to target
(14′) Clear penalty on Erika which the referee didn’t want to see before the complaints by the rojiblancas and even the incredulous periquito bench who also saw it clearly
(25′) Dangerous free-kick by Espanyol that barely missed wide
(28′) Arrate Orueta booked with yellow for a bad foul on Veronica
13:09 Second half begins
(54′) 2-0 Vanessa in own goal. Header for Ainhoa who was further up and couldn’t reach the ball
(56′) Tzibi booked with yellow
(57′) Substitution Espanyol. Corredera replaces Sara
(60′) Good shot by Adriana and awesome stretch by Ainhoa who deflects
(65′) Double Substitution Athletic. Irune and Gangoiti are replaced by Nekane and Amaia Olabarrieta
(66′) Second yellow for Tzibi who was sent off
(70′) Second yellow for Arrate, which leaves Athletic with 9 players on the field
(74 ‘) Triple occasion for Veronica, who shot on goal three times in less than two minutes and all three, though just barely, missed wide
(78′) Ainhoa deflects a complicated shot to corner
(79′) Corredera shoots over the crossbar
(79′) Substitution Espanyol. Marta Cubí replaces Joana
(82′) Substitution Espanyol. Olga in for Ane
(86′) 3-0 Corredera, with a blistering shot
(87′) Substitution Espanyol: Nuria in for Adriana
(89′) Substitution Athletic: Paula in for Joana
(90′) Substitution Athletic: Eba in for Vanessa
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