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28.10.2009 10:45

Poor league start, but Cultural unbeaten at home

Roger BogunyÓ


Cultural Leonesa reached tonight's Cup tie thanks to two penalty shoot out wins in the three rounds they've played so far. In the league they are in the relegation zone, though they are still unbeaten at home.


The Leon team have been in Segona B – the third tier of Spanish football- since the 1995/6 season, but following their play off position last season, they are struggling this time around and the game against Barca will be a welcome break from their grim league form.

Drop zone despite Jito's goals

jito1.jpgCoach Josu Uribe has seen his team slip to 17th position in the league, having won just twice -against Guijuelo (1-0) and Compostella (0-1). They've so far managed to score just 9 goal sin their 10 league games, and all of them have come from striker Jito.

Unbeaten at home

cultural.jpgThe only ray of light for Cultural Leonesa has been their home form as they remain unbeaten, with four draws and just the one win, a record Barca will be looking to smash on Wednesday.

Better luck in cup run

yosu1.jpgIt's been a better story in the cup for the Castillian team though, having beaten Lemona on penalties in the first round after a 2-2 draw, crushing Estepona 4-0 in the second round and then again winning a penalty shoot out against Ontinyent after a goalless draw.
Photos: Diario de Leˇn
Photos: Diario de Leˇn
Cultural Leonesa's League results so far this season
Week 1. C. Leonesa- Pontevedra (1-1)
Week 2. Izarra-C. Leonesa (1-0)
Week 3. C. Leonesa-Lemona (0-0)
Week 4. AlabŔs-C. Leonesa (3-0)
Week 5. Osasuna B-C. Leonesa (4-2)
Week 6. C. Leonesa-Guijuelo (1-0)
Week 7. Zamora-C. Leonesa (3-2)
Week 8. C. Leonesa-Racing Ferrol (1-1)
Week 9. Compostela-C. Leonesa (0-1)
Week 10. C. Leonesa-Lugo (1-1)


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