Monday, May 8, 2023, 9:34 p.m.
Gimnástica Don Benito will play one more season in the Extremadura First Division after agonizingly saved itself in the relegation match played on May 7 against Usagre. Before, in the first round, they had lost against Alburquerque (4-2).
After the victory of the Usagre team 3-2 in the first leg, both teams met again at the Paloma Quintero field to elucidate the tie.
Juan Carlos Segador ‘Cano”s team had to turn the tie around, something they achieved in the 72nd minute with a goal from Mena that made the overall score 3-3. A result that reached the end of the game, so it went to extra time.
Usagre scored as soon as the first part of that added time began and, not without controversy, the blues’ second goal came in the 119th minute of extra time.
Thus, with the aggregate 4-4, the tie ended in an even penalty shootout that was decided with the last shot of the youth player César in a shootout that was resolved 5-4 to the delirium of the players, coaching staff and fans of the Gimnástica Don Benito. that they will enjoy one more year of the category.