Lucas ‘Pocho’ Roman, a 19-year-old Argentine striker who arrived in the winter market from West Carril Irondebuted as a scorer in the Barça Atlético with an agonizing target in the 90th minute that meant a hard-fought and meritorious victory against Royal Union of Irún (0-1). The victory guarantees that the subsidiary (45 points) will finish matchday 28 in the ‘playoff’ zone for promotion in Group 2 of the Primera RFEF. He will sleep third, but the Murcia, 6th with 44, will no longer overtake him after drawing 0-0 against La Nucía. If they can get over it Royal Society B (44), who visits Eldense, leader with 52, and the Love (44), who receives Cornellà. Second is the Castellonwho visits Numancia.
The Barça subsidiary needed the victory to rub shoulders once and for all with those who fight for promotion. And it was a good opportunity due to the bad moment of Real Unión de Irún, which is already close to the relegation zone after adding only four of the last 27 possible points and with a new coach on the bench. Iñaki Goikoetxea made his debut replacing David Movilla.
However, the team Rafael Marquez He confirmed that he suffers to impose himself at home. They had only been able to win as a visitor against Osasuna Promesas (0-1) and Calahorra (0-1). And the Real Unión de Irún presented him with a thick match in which it was difficult for him to prevail. After a first half with hardly any chances, with a good individual action from Estanis Pedrola and a dangerous shot from louismi cruz and little else, the subsidiary was ambitious in the second part and harassed the local team, especially with the internees of Álvaro Núñez by the right that put in trouble to cheated.
With everything, Rivero he forgave the 1-0 goal in the final stretch. And on 90′, after a long pass from Diounkoumaybe a punt, little He stepped on the accelerator and defined with quality in the one-on-one with the local goalkeeper.
Royal Union of Irún: Jon Irazusta; Antonio Montoro, Iván Pérez, Miguel Santos (Jon Mikel Aramburu, 81′), Víctor Parada; Jagoba Beobide (Julen Azkue, 72′) Quique Rivero, Nacho Sánchez, Julián Luque (Aitor Seguín, 81′); Jon Ander (Fede Andrada, 72′) and Carlos Bravo (Alain Oyarzun, 61′)
Coach: Iñaki Goikoetxea
Barça Atlético: Arnau Tenas; Álvaro Núñez, Pelayo Fernández, Chadi Riad, Diounkou; Alex Carbonell (Txus Alba, 67′), Marc Casadó, Moha; Luismi Cruz (‘Pocho’ Román, 71′), Víctor Barberà (Roberto Fernández, 71′) and Estanis Pedrola (Fabio Blanco, 86′)
Coach: Rafael Marquez
Gol: 0-1, ‘Pocho’ Roman (90′)
Spectators: 2,500 and el Stadium Gal
Referee: Francisco José Ortega Herrera (Valencian College). He admonished Estanis (76′), Roberto (82′), Rafa Márquez (85′) and Txus Alba (93′)
see match sheet