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Magnificent victory at El Alcoraz

SD Huesca win over Levante UD (3-0), thanks to goals from Florian, Pulido and Juan Carlos Real

Three headers for three points. SD Huesca registered a magnificent triumph this Saturday at El Alcoraz, surprisingly outplaying a Levante side in a great run since the first 30 minutes of the first half, as the hosts grew into the game to make it 3-0 in the end. The Oscenses have proved once again that their stadium is a fortress.

Levante's 20 successive games unbeaten were impressive, and you could tell why by what was being seen on the pitch at the early stages of the encounter, as they enjoyed regular attacks, testing Andrés after 15 minutes by means of Rober Ibañez. And this was not Andres’s only save to prevent Levante from going in ahead at the break while Huesca gained meters on them and finding dangerous sports. After the half-hour mark, Sielva played a clever through-ball into the space ahead of Joaquin, who shot to the body of the keeper. After that, he fired a rocket from distance, but it went just wide. Obeng joined him in attack to find himself one-on-one with Cardenas, but he found the side of the net. This flurry of occasions finally told in the 38th through Florian Miguel, as the Frenchman headed in a free-kick taken by Oscar Sielva to put the Azulgranas ahead.

45 minutes remained for SD Huesca to secure a valuable victory, and Cuco Ziganda introduced Marc Mateu to replace Joaquin Muñoz. And Ziganda’s men did not only soldier on during the second half, but Pulido scored the second with a header only for the referee to rule it out for offside. However, he made up for it only five minutes later, when he executed a glancing header in a corner from Marc Mateu to double the advantage in the 62nd. After some weird minutes, Juan Carlos powered in a headed goal after Gerard Valentin’s cross to extend Huesca’s lead to three. When A night to remember for SD Huesca, delivering another memorable occasion at an electric El Alcoraz to keep our hopes alive.