Second despite making history at the Bernabéu and Camp Nou

Girona is, along with Betis, the only team that this season has been able to add in the league against Real Madrid (1-2) and Barcelona (2-2) at home.


The Girona has gone to the Second Division in a season that, in case of permanence, would have been historic. The team of Eusebio Sacristán has been, along with Betis, the only team that has managed to score in the Liga at the Santiago Bernabéu and Camp Nou. The numbers of the green and white team have been better because they were able to beat both Real Madrid and Barcelona at home, but the rojiblancos, in their second campaign in the history of Primera, , came out at the Bernabéu (1-2) and tied for the second time. Camp Nou (2-2) .

Undoubtedly, these two meetings of this course will remain in the memory of many Girona fans. The first step was achieved at the Camp Nou on Matchday 5. Messi signed the 1-0 for the azulgrana, but a double Stuani served to turn the score. The red one to the center of Barcelona Lenglet 'helped', but it was not enough to hold and Piqué, in 62 ', put the definitive 2-2. In spite of that, that point knew glory in Girona. But even more history was made by beating Real Madrid at home. They already knew that it was to add the three points against the white team because last season they defeated them in Montilivi, but it was the first time they did it in the Bernabéu. Taked to overcome the goal of Casemiro and in a second immaculate half, Stuani, of penalty, and Portu rounded off a match to remember (1-2) .

Eso yes, finally those exploits did not serve for the Girona to follow one more campaign in the First . Moreover, there is only one other team in history that went down to Second after being able to score points in the stadiums of Barcelona and Real Madrid: the Elche of the campaign 1970-71.



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