FC Andorra made its debut with victory in the first preseason friendly. Nacho Castro’s men won 0-1 against CE Sabadell, in a match played at the Royalverd facilities in Vall d’en Bas.
The match began with local domination, where the harlequins took control of the ball. Even so, the first occasion was David Martin’s. The Segovian extreme with a desmarque by left band, stayed single before the harlequinado doorman, but its shot cleared it to córner Fuoli. After a few minutes, Sabadell had the lead, but the Tricolores controlled the runs of the wings and the arrivals of Aaron Rey in the Andorran area.
In a match marked by the heat and wear and tear of the first preseason game after months of inactivity, the two teams arrived at half-time with a draw.
At the restart, FC Andorra start to make a pass at the dam. Enter from the bench Iñaki León (player coming from the 2020 Draft who was making his debut with FC Andorra), Bover, Raúl Feher, Victor Casadesús, Iker, Izan, and the new players David Ballarín, Serrano and Marc Pedraza.
The control in the tricolor game provoked the first occasions of the second half. In the 65th minute, a dead ball in the harlequin area was taken by Iker to make a scissors shot that Fuoli rejected under the posts. In the fall, Iker received a blow to the head that would march minutes later as a precaution.
In the 79th minute, the only goal of the match arrived, from the hand of Izan Fernandez. A good play by Victor Casadesús, left Izan inside the area to define the bottom of the net. The Andorran player, made in the Tricolor quarry, scored his first goal with the first team of FC Andorra.
Already in the last minutes, the CE Sabadell had the draw at the feet of Aaron Rey, but his shot was rejected by Bañuz under sticks. Although the rebound fell to Lamela, the young harlequin forward did not hit the target, closing the scoreboard so with the victory tricolor.
The declarations of the FC Andorra coach, Nacho Castro, after the 0-1 victory against CE Sabadell.
The Tricolores will play this Saturday the first game of the preseason in Prada de Moles. It will be at 5 pm against CF Martorell, in a match that will be closed due to the measures against Covidien-19.