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Mallorca 3-0 Deportivo (3-2 agg): Mallorca earn promotion to La Liga

October 7, 2019


Mallorca ended their six-year absence from La Liga by overturning a 2-0 first-leg deficit to beat Deportivo La Coruna in the Segunda Division play-off final Goals from Ante Budimir, Salva Sevilla and Abdon Prats secured a 3-0 second-leg victory at Iberostar Stadium and a 3-2 success on aggregate Mallorca, who were relegated in 2013, join Osasuna and Granada in earning promotion to Spain’s top tier Depor had ended a point and a place behind their opponents in sixth during the regular La Liga 2 campaign and will remain in the division for a second season At full time, thousands of fans flooded the pitch to start off the celebrations, which will no doubt go on well into the night and the following morning  Tennis ace Rafael Nadal, who is from Mallorca, posted a picture of the amazing crowd scenes on Instagram ‘No words, incredible emotions,’ he said in the caption. The French Open champion was in attendance at Son Moix to witness the victory  Mallorca ended up in fifth in La Liga 2 last season, with 19 wins from 42 matches  They overcame Albacete in the play-off semi-final, but had a nightmare time in the first leg of the final against Deportivo Marc Pedraza got a first half red card and Deportivo went on to win the game 2-0.However, Mallorca rectified their mistakes in the all-important second leg, scoring three on their way to a stunning win  

1 Comment

  • Reply Léon Noël June 24, 2019 at 2:10 pm

    Move along, no video, just pictures.

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