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Marbella miss out on promotion on penalties

Carlos Julio runs down the right wing with the ball.
Carlos Julio runs down the right wing with the ball. / J. R.
  • Two goals from Ferrón took the match into extra time, but Sotres denied Rioja's penalty to win the match for Celta B

Marbella's hopes of moving into the Spanish second division were dashed after they lost to Celta B on penalties at home, following a stellar performance on the pitch.

After Marbella's 0-2 loss in the first leg, Ferrón's brilliance gave the home side real hope as he scored twice just minutes after the break.

However, Luis Rioja's penalty, which would have kept Marbella in the match as they were 5-4 down, was saved by Celta B's Sotres.

The disappointing result means that the Costa side will remain in Segunda B next season.