Girona fell short of promotion in their last two seasons, however, the Catalan club has managed to make it back to the top flight of Spanish football, i.e., in La Liga on Sunday, They ended a three-year spell in the Spanish second division. Girona emerged victoriously over Tenerife by a score of 3-1, which was in the second leg of the promotion playoffs. With this victory, they earned the third as well as the final spot in the top tier for the next campaign. In the last two playoff finals, Girona lost to Rayo Vallecano and Elche.
Girona grabbed the final spot
Almeria as well as Valladolid, which is the club owned by former Brazilian striker, Ronaldo Nazario secured the automatic promotion berth as they finished in the top two in the regular season. Girona was only sixth, and grabbed the final spot in the promotion playoffs. Though it needed additional time to defeat Eibar by a score of 2-1 on aggregate in the semifinals before getting past Tenerife after a draw of 0-0 score at home in the first leg, last week.
Cristhian Stuani in this regard
Girona forward, Cristhian Stuani said in this regard that a lot of memories are coming back. There was a lot of sacrifices, the footballer added. Also, he said that they tried over and over again, being in three finals in a row. No one should ever give up, and they showed the same after winning the match, he added.
After the Girona’s regulation in 2019, Stuani stayed in the team, and he’s the one who scored the decisive goal against Eibar in the extra time, and one Sunday, he opened the book for his club, by scoring the first goal for their side by converting a penalty kick just before the halftime.