Stuani, the infallible man on penalties

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Stuani, the infallible penalty-pen man

Cristhian Stuani, top scorer of all time at Girona FC, continues to make history with the Catalan club after increasing the number of < strong>penalties scored without failure in the highest category of Spanish football, a record that he had already held since April 6, 2019 and which increased in the match against Cádiz CF until 17 goals.

The goal with which the rojiblanco striker reached the This figure was the latest that has served to avoid a defeat in the history of the First Division. The Uruguayan put the final 1-1 on the scoreboard at 101 minutes and two seconds after the infraction that 'Pacha' Espino committed. over Manu Vallejo inside the box, thus saving an important point for Míchel's team., which received in Montilivi a direct rival in the fight for salvation.

“We tried in every way. We had had chances to tie the game, although it was difficult for us to generate danger clearly. The team needed to believe it a little more“, affirmed the scorer once the clash was over. “I work to be a starter, I am in very good shape”, Stuani added to the microphones of 'DAZN' after being asked about his substitution, a few weeks After overcoming a benign cardiac arrhythmia, he hopes this Thursday to increase the figure against Almería (7:00 p.m.)

In the second position of the table of footballers with the best strike since The fateful point is Manuel Alfaro, who went through the ranks of teams such as Atletico de Madrid, Valladolid, Villarrealor Murcia and withdrew in 2003, when he ended his sports career as a player of Hércules CF. The attacker of Alcalá; from Henares arrived up to 15 points. Stuani overcame He set the record at the end of the 2018-2019 academic year -the one for relegation to the silver category- with a penalty scored against Espanyol, one of his favorite victims.

Third place in this particular classification is shared by Borja Iglesias and Alen Peternac, both with 14 goals. The striker from Betis arrived precisely this figure in a La Liga match against Girona on September 18. On the other hand, the Croatian footballer reached this number of penalty goals thanks to his passing through Spanish football at the hands of Zaragoza , Murcia and especially Valladolid. As Alfaro also did, the striker from Zagreb the withdrawal of him in 2003, in this case in the group ma & ño.

The green and white threat

Despite the fact that Stuani topped the list since 2019, the last three courses in which Girona strong>has militated in the Second Division they have served Iglesias to cut the distance with respect to the Uruguayan, coming within two goals of the 'charrúa'. However, the return of the team from Girona to the First Division allows the 'Matador de Tala' to continue defending the record, and with the goal against Cádiz , the captain of the team from Girona came back to show that he keeps his goaling nose intact from eleven meters at 36 years old.

On the match against Almería, Míchel strong>, the coach of Girona, explained that he expects “a game like everyone else in this category, very difficult, with a lot of equality and small details that mark” and argued that his team must improve “in the small details” and “in attack and defense”. He also claimed that the equipment is doing “many things right” and that the staff is doing well. “with energy and desire.”