Girona picked up a 3-2 victory from their Monday trip to Municipal Montilivi. The home side went into the game following a win in their previous game, while the visiting team had picked up 7 points from a possible 9. After their good result, Girona are sixth, while Celta are third.
The match started favourably for the locals. Girona opened the scoring through Stuani after 22 minutes.The visitors leveled the match with a goal by Iago Aspas on 34 minutes.The local team took the lead thanks to a goal by Alcalá in minute 37 and the first half ended 2 to 1.
After the break, Girona widened the gap with a goal by Stuani in minute 56.In minute 87 the visitors managed to close the gap with a gol by Boufal but it was not enough to turn the result, with the match ending 3-2.
As for substitutions, both coaches used all their permitted substitutions. For Girona, Roberts, Muniesa and Aleix García came on for Borja García, Aday Benítez and Portu, while Celta introduced Boufal, Eckert and Brais Méndez for Alonso, Sisto and Beltrán.
The referee used five cards in all. For Girona the referee booked Douglas Luiz. For Celta the referee booked Beltrán and Cabral (2) and sent off Cabral.
After this result, Girona are sixth while Celta are third with both on 7 points.
On the following day, Girona will play in away against Barcelona, while Celta will face Real Valladolid home.