After a heart attack playoff, Elche accompanies SD Huesca and Cádiz CF to the First Division. The Alicante team beat Girona in a very close and agonizing final marked by the struggle and sacrifice of both teams. A goal from Pere Milla at the far post leads Elche to play the top soccer competition in Spain next season. Huesca, Cádiz and Elche are already First Division teams.
Huesca, Cádiz and Elche in the First Division
SD Huesca and Cádiz CF, first and second respectively in the SmartBank League standings, were promoted automatically at the end of the championship. SD Huesca, champion of the SmartBank League, was proclaimed the winner on July 20 by beating Sporting de Gijón by a goal to nil. He leads the Second Division with 70 points. At one point to be proclaimed champion, Cádiz C.F.
Zaragoza, Almería, Girona and Elche have disputed the third place to play LaLiga Santander in the 2020/2021 season. A Playoff marked by sacrifice, work and the struggle of four clubs to compete next season in the best league in Europe.
A very close final that was lived between Girona FC and Elche CF. Without a doubt, the hero of the match was Pere Milla. The Elche player scored a header goal that gives the team a direct pass to play next season in the First Division.
Espanyol, Mallorca and Leganés go down to Second
Next season Espanyol, Mallorca and Leganés will be Second Division teams. RCD Mallorca will have to reinvent themselves if they want to compete in the First Division again. Espanyol, a historic First team, ascends to hell for the fifth time in its history after a disastrous season. Leganés fought until the last minute against Real Madrid to remain in the First Division. They almost touched salvation, however, it could not be.