Atlético Baleares wins against Mérida (1-0) and is no longer the last-place team

CD Atlético Baleares secured a home victory against AD Mérida (1-0) thanks to a great goal by David Rodríguez. Under Juanma Barrero’s leadership, the team capitalized on their opportunities in this twelfth round of matches in the First RFEF Group II. Thus, ATB once again managed to keep a clean sheet and move out of the last position in the league standings.

The match began with both teams sizing each other up without taking risks. The visitors found their opportunities through two long-distance shots. Padilla and Ben Hamed tried to surprise Jero. Towards the end of the first half, ATB improved and came close to creating danger. The score remained 0-0 at halftime.

The second half was different. The home team sought victory, and a good play by David Rodríguez resulted in the first and only goal of the match. In the final stretch, CD Atlético Baleares held on and endured to secure the three points.

Atlético Baleares: Jero Lario; David Navarro, Félix Ofoli, Raúl González, Roberto Alarcón (Juanra Gómez, m.90); Jaime Sierra; Isaac Nana; Toni Ramón; Víctor Pastrana (Jaime Sierra, m.83), David Ortega (David Forniés, m.66); Armando Shashoua (Alberto Villapalos, m.90) y David Rodríguez (Javi Moreno, m.90).

AD Mérida: Juanpa Pulpillo; Yakouba Dabo, Manuel Bonaque, Tomás Bourdal, Raúl Prada; Luis Acosta (Isma Gutiérrez, m.73), Ben Hamed; Dani Sandoval (Álex Escardó, m.73), Jorge Padilla (Akito Mukai, m.73); Dani Busi (Raúl Beneit, m.62) y Chuma González (iñaki Elejalde, m.62).

Goals: 1-0 Min.69: David Rodríguez.

Referee: Cánovas García-Villarrubia (Colegio valenciano). Mostró tarjeta amarilla a Pastrana, Navarro, Ramón, Chuma, Acosta, Busi y Mukai.

Further information: Partido correspondiente a la décimo segunda jornada de Liga de la Primera RFEF grupo II disputado en el Estadio Balear.

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