Emiliano Velazquez (Rayo Vallecano) will miss the next game.
A yellow card for a tackle by Emiliano Velazquez (Rayo Vallecano). Santiago Jaime Latre doesn't hesitate at all to make this decision.
Substitution. Aleix Garcia (Girona) in, Borja Garcia out.
The linesman signals that Pedro Alcala (Girona) is offside and the referee confirms the decision.
Adri Embarba (Rayo Vallecano) receives a low pass just outside the box and unleashes a fine strike towards the middle of the goal. Gorka Iraizoz pulls off a reflexive save to block his effort. Nice goalkeeping skill, indeed.
Alvaro Garcia (Rayo Vallecano) sends a pass into the box, but his attempt is thwarted and cleared.
Gael Kakuta (Rayo Vallecano) receives a good pass and from just outside the box he unleashes a promising strike, but the shot is blocked by the defender.
Michel decides to make a substitution. Mario Suarez (Rayo Vallecano) will be replaced by Emiliano Velazquez.
Santiago Jaime Latre shows the yellow card to Jonas Ramalho (Girona) for a heavy challenge.
Pedro Alcala (Girona) places a shot from the edge of the box towards the bottom right corner, but Stole Dimitrievski makes a terrific save to deny him. Nice play all round!
Pedro Alcala (Girona) unleashes a powerful shot towards goal from a mid-range free kick, but the ball is blocked by the defensive wall.
Abdoulaye Ba (Rayo Vallecano) receives a red card after his awful challenge. He completely lost his temper and referee Santiago Jaime Latre sends him off the pitch.
A pass by Alvaro Garcia (Rayo Vallecano) ends up in no man's land, and the attacking effort comes to an end.
Mario Suarez (Rayo Vallecano) collects a great pass inside the box and misses a golden opportunity. His low drive is headed for the bottom right corner, but the goalkeeper pulls off a marvellous diving save and denies him.
The resulting set piece from Rayo Vallecano is comfortably intercepted by one of the defending players.
An attempted cross from Gael Kakuta (Rayo Vallecano) is cleared. Rayo Vallecano have been awarded a corner kick.
Michel prepares a substitution. Oscar Trejo is replaced by Gael Kakuta (Rayo Vallecano).
What a chance that is! Abdoulaye Ba (Rayo Vallecano) displays good awareness near the penalty spot to get on the end of a cross, but he sends his header narrowly wide of the right post.
Rayo Vallecano quickly take a corner kick with a short pass.
Raul De Tomas (Rayo Vallecano) delivers a lovely cross into the penalty area. Nevertheless, an opposition defender is alert and averts the danger with a brilliant clearance. The ball is out of play. A goal-scoring opportunity from a corner for Rayo Vallecano.
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Alvaro Garcia (Rayo Vallecano) is adjudged to have been offside when making his run.
A pass by Douglas Luiz (Girona) ends up in no man's land, and the attacking effort comes to an end.
The referee blows his whistle to signal the start of the second half.
There will be nothing more to see in the first half. The whistle blowing of Santiago Jaime Latre has ended it.
The fourth official shows 1 min. of added time.
Adri Embarba (Rayo Vallecano) takes the corner, but one of the defenders reacts well and rises highest to head the ball away.
Raul De Tomas (Rayo Vallecano) sets the ball for the free kick from 29 metres out. His attempt is aimed towards the left side of the goal, but Gorka Iraizoz is alert and makes a comfortable save. Rayo Vallecano win a corner.
Pedro Alcala (Girona) makes a slide tackle, but referee Santiago Jaime Latre blows for a foul. Rayo Vallecano get a free kick.
Jonas Ramalho (Girona) gets in a good position inside the box and is only inches away from getting on the end of a through ball from the edge of the area.
Dangerous play by Pere Pons (Girona). Santiago Jaime Latre blows his whistle for a foul.
Pere Pons (Girona) wastes a promising chance! He tries his luck with a shot from mid-range, but his effort hits the left post! A few inches to the right and it could have been a sweet goal!
Santiago Comesana (Rayo Vallecano) was too forceful with his tackle and Santiago Jaime Latre interrupted the game to signal a free kick.
Goal! Christian Stuani (Girona) fires the rebound low into the middle of the goal after the ball breaks to him in the box. The score is 0:1.
Alex Granell (Girona) goes over to take the corner kick and it looks like he will swing the ball into the penalty box.
Alex Granell (Girona) slammed the ball from a mid-range free kick towards the net! He unleashed a low shot that went to the left, exactly where the keeper was standing. Such an easy save for him.
Mario Suarez (Rayo Vallecano) jumps into a tackle and Santiago Jaime Latre blows his whistle for a foul. Girona earn a free kick which could lead to a goal-scoring opportunity.
Jonas Ramalho (Girona) attempts to send over a cross in order to find one of his teammates, but an opposition defender averts the danger by intercepting the effort.
The game is interrupted. Luis Advincula (Rayo Vallecano) has violated the rules in the battle for the ball. No protests or gestures are being made as he is quite aware of what he did.
Douglas Luiz (Girona) pulls the jersey of one of the opposition players and Santiago Jaime Latre blows his whistle for a foul.
Oscar Trejo (Rayo Vallecano) attempts to find one of his teammates, but puts far too much on the pass and the chance is gone.
The corner from Mario Suarez (Rayo Vallecano) is cleared away by the defence.
Alex Granell (Girona) latches onto a short pass just on the edge of the box and shoots. The effort beats the keeper but comes back off the crossbar. Close!
Portu (Girona) pounces on a pass inside the box but flashes his shot just over the bar. That was a great chance!
A pass by Oscar Trejo (Rayo Vallecano) ends up in no man's land, and the attacking effort comes to an end.
Borja Garcia (Girona) attempted to create a dangerous situation in front of goal by sending a cross into the box, but the defence easily dealt with the threat.
Mario Suarez (Rayo Vallecano) whips the ball in, but it fails to reach any of his teammates as the opposition's defence averts the threat.
A beautiful low pass from the side is received by Oscar Trejo (Rayo Vallecano), who was waiting for his chance. However, the defence is alert and spanks the ball away.
Mario Suarez (Rayo Vallecano) is penalised for a foul. Santiago Jaime Latre had a clear view and blows his whistle.
Rayo Vallecano take a short corner kick.
Santiago Jaime Latre shows a yellow card to Mario Suarez (Rayo Vallecano) for a tough tackle.
Mario Suarez (Rayo Vallecano) reacts well and displays good awareness inside the box to get on the end of the resulting corner kick. He fails to direct the ball into the net as it flies narrowly over the crossbar.
The referee blows his whistle, Rayo Vallecano are awarded a corner kick.
Adri Embarba (Rayo Vallecano) receives a clever pass and shoots from mid-range. His shot looks like it's going inside the right post, but Gorka Iraizoz has other ideas and makes a brilliant save.
Santiago Jaime Latre blows his whistle after Pedro Alcala (Girona) brings one of his opponents down with a strong tackle.
Santiago Comesana (Rayo Vallecano) produces a dangerous lofted cross into the box which is intercepted.
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Santiago Jaime Latre is introduced as the referee for today's match.
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The players are out at last! Rayo Vallecano will take the kick-off.