Andorra suffered his second loss in a row and his second game without scoring a goal after losing at home to Tenerife. Luismi Cruz, on loan from Sevilla, gave Asier Garitano’s team their third win of the season. Vergara’s coach won the game with his approach to Eder Sarabia and his team, who were significantly better than the tricolor throughout the game, sit at the top of the table.
Tenerife destroyed Andorra’s style of play in the first 25 minutes. And he did it flat out, covering the Principality team’s game generators as well. In the 16th minute, the guests awarded the score to 0:1. Juan Soriano sent a long ball towards Roberto López, however The Aragonese player failed one on one in front of Nico Ratti and his Vaseline went outside.
Andorra didn’t feel comfortable on the pitch at all. Of course, in the 18th minute, Diego Pampín passed Sergio González and his low shot from the edge of the area was easily saved by Juan Soriano. That move boosted the confidence of the Eder Sarabia men and in the 23rd minute Jandro Roberto López stole the ball in the middle of the field, passed it to Iván Gil and the No. 10 Tricolor sent a cross and a low shot wide.
Tenerife continued their solid game And with clear ideas. Roberto López tried to surprise the advanced Nico Ratti with a frontal free kick from three quarters of the field, but the ball went outside the net. In the 34th minute, Diego Pampín had the clearest chance to score. The Galician received a pass into space from Julen Lobete and Juan Soriano’s foot prevented Pampín’s goal.
Before the break, Mo Dauda had the last of those first 45 minutes. The Ghanaian’s header went over the bar after a Roberto López free-kick from the side.
When rebooting Andorra played and played but failed to score. CD Tenerife stuck to their game idea and made the local team uneasy. A second half boring and without rhythm. Scoring chances were few and Asier Gartiano’s men had the best ones. In the 66th minute, Mo Dauda served Sergio González in the small area and Cartagena’s shot went wide. Asier Garitano was right about the changes. Luismi Cruz, Enric Gallego and Waldo became loathing.
In the 73rd minute, Juan Soriano served his own goal to Enric Gallego and the Barcelona striker served Waldo and the Badajoz winger missed in a one-on-one against the ecstatic Nico Ratti. Tenerife scored two minutes later. Enric Gallego backed up Waldo with a heel and Waldo crossed from the right wing, Jandro slipped and Luismi Cruz hit Nico Ratti with a low, placed shot.
It was difficult for Andorra to react and they only had one chance when Álex Calvo shot over the bar. Tenerife were able to finish the game in the end, but Nico Ratti saved “Teto”‘s shot after receiving a heel shot from Luismi Cruz. The people of Tenerife climb to the forefront and Andorra face another reality check after two wins in their debut.