Getafe 1-1 Rayo Vallecano – Betting Review
Looking at the 1×2 market first. As suggested in the preview for this game between lower-profile Madrid clubs, the draw was the likely result. This was the winning selection @ 2.95.
Moving onto the Asian handicap betting for this contest. The market couldn’t fully separate them and so the Draw no bet (DNB) meant that all stakes in this field were returned to punters.
Looking at The Under/Over goal line last of all which was set low at 1.75. The match opened up a lot after the first goal, but that came from an own goal. Thanks to a couple of missed penalties, Over 1.75 @ 1.87 was only a half win but at the same time, the late Getafe leveler was a fluke, meaning both of the goals carried some fortune. All things considered the market was not far off being correct, Over 2 probably would have been the right line.
Rayo Vallecano will rue a late missed penalty and a 78th minute keeper mistake which saw them drop two points to bitter rivals Getafe.
Getafe’s keeper David Soria made two outstanding saves including the penalty to ensure his side had the chance to grab something, and that they did thanks to Unal’s fortunate goal to make it 1-1.
The match was typically bad tempered and tight initially, but did open up with an own goal from a corner which sent the visitor ahead. Both sides had chances before Getafe were reduced to ten men for a harsh sending off.
The home side never gave up and after missing a penalty themselves, they stole a draw thanks to a freakish goal where stole Dimitrievski’s clearance rebounded in off Enes Unal, seeing the game end up all square.
In form Rayo Vallecano just slightly edged the early going but the game didn’t flow, and Getafe were strong in defence.
As the game neared the break, the match finally came to life thanks to the fortunate opener. Rayo went ahead when Mauro Arambarri’s attempted block flew into his own net. It looked scrappy and but to be fair to the midfielder, had he not made contact there was two attackers waiting for a tap in
Getafe responded well after the restart and were handed a penalty to find an early equaliser in the 50th minute. However, a horrible spot kick from Borja Mayoral failed to hit the target when he smashed down the middle but over the bar
The hosts’ miserable second period didn’t stop there when Carles Aleñá’s foul and subsequent dissent saw him cheaply sent off in the 54th minute.
Down to 10 men and a goal down, it looked like the game was in the bag for Rayo Vallecano but they didn’t manage the lead properly. Soria made a superb save low down to his right but for the most part, the visitor didn’t generate much to take advantage of the numerical superiority.
Approaching the final ten minutes Enes Ünal soon charged down Dimitrievski’s clearance and the ball bounced back into an empty net. The goalkeeper later made amends when he denied substitute Munir from close range.
Getafe’s man of the match David Soria made a superb penalty save the other end in the closing minutes, saving Raúl de Tomás’ decent effort from the spot.