Leganés surprised Eibar in his fortress Ipurúa and He took all three points at stake by making the most of the only chance what he did in his first half, with a nice goal from Argentinian Julián Chicco.
And that, although Eibar counted as a regular with two regulars in the starting XI for the first time this season with the previous coach Gaizka Garitano, the shooter of the last two league seasons Stoichkov and the midfielder Corpas.
Eibar, who had centre-back Frederico Venancio’s early injury, The rearguard of the solid Leganés fought their way through Corpas, Stoichkov, Tejero, Rahamani. and this good defensive work by the Pepinero team paid off just after half an hour with a great counterattack initiated by Franquesa who, after masterfully penetrating the penalty area, crossed Julián Chicco who did not miss the opportunity to open the scoreboard
Things got more complicated for Joseba EtxeberriaWith Matheus Pereira also getting injured in the final minutes of the first half and despite holding on as best he could until the break, he ended up being replaced by Unai Vencedor at the start of the second period.
Eibar tried to overcome the numerous inconveniences. He played with great intensity in the second half and right at the start Aketxe forced Diego Conde to make another save.
The good work of Leganés he wore down an egg bar that was losing steam and freshnessDespite trying to the end, he didn’t find any reward against Leganés, who played a very serious game in defence, with a lot of order and without any nervousness.