Although the reaction may come too late, winds of change are blowing in Las Palmas. After hit rock bottom against Girona on March 12 (1-3 and the playoffs eight points away), the grancanarian formation pulled with pride and traces of great football in search of an impossible that is no longer so.
It happens that the UD, after that hard setback, He has been able to win 13 of the last 15 points in dispute, which allows him to nest at the moment three points from a playoff whose border is marked by Real Oviedo, which has 57.
If Las Palmas score points this Sunday in their visit to Ibiza (3:15 p.m. island time), they will equal their best streak of matches without losing in the entire 2021/22 season. On September 5, the team then coached by Pepe Mel skidded in the Mirandés field (4-2), but the subsequent reaction allowed them to establish themselves in the attic of the league. Once the Anduva disaster was over, the host from Gran Canaria knew how to react, undefeated during the series of matches against Ibiza (1-1), Burgos (0-0), Ponferradina (2-1), Cartagena (4-1) , Almeria (1-1) and Tenerife (2-1). After the success in the Canarian derby, he lost in Lugo (2-0).
After this successful sequence once the 10th day of the current league season was over, Las Palmas was in fifth place in the standings tied on points, 17, with CD Tenerife itself, which remained one place below.
for now, The current good moment in Las Palmas is based on the consecutive joys derived from the victories against Valladolid (0-1), Leganés (4-2), Ponferradina (1-2) and Amorebieta (1-0), plus the draw in Ipurua, the den of the intractable Eibar (1-1). A) Yes, if García Pimienta’s boys are able to score points in Ibiza, they will tread their own peak this season. it would be just one more step in his agonizing race to play the playoffs, the minimum objective of the season, because, whatever happens this day, he will continue to be out of the privileged positions since Oviedo has a sufficient advantage in points and in the difference of goals for and against (except for scandalous goals that are very unlikely), pending as is the duel between the two of the penultimate league matchday.