Sadiq Umar's Goal Gives Almeria Laliga Promotion and League Trophy on Final Day

May, 29 2022.

Sadiq Umar was the hero of the night as Almeria played out a 2-2 draw with Leganes on the final day of the season to seal their rise to the Laliga.


The win saw Almeria clinch the title while also picking the promotion ticket on a final day, where everything was at stake.


Leganes had gone ahead through Borja Garces in the 9th minute before Rodrigo Ely equalized five minutes later.


In the 42nd minute, Kenneth Omeruo gave Leganes the lead and at that moment, almeria were in danger of missing out on automatic promotion.


Cometh the man, cometh the hour! Sadiq Umar scored the decisive goal in the 53rd minute to help Almeria gain a solid footing in the title and promotion race.


With Eibar failing to win, Almeria went on to top the table on the final day, while Real Valladolid finished second after a 3-0 on the final day too.


Sadiq Umar finished the season as Almeria's top scorer with 18 goals, powering his team into the Spanish top division.

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