Racing suffers a hard blow with Melgar and puts at risk the top of its zone in the Copa Sudamericana


*The goal with which Melgar put himself ahead against Racing

Racing showed up at the Monumental Stadium of the UNSA with the mission of defending the Group B leadership of the South American Cup. His rival did not provide him with an easy task, since the Melgar He tried from the beginning to assert his status as a local, with a playing field in poor condition and the difficulties that the height always imposes for interpreters who are used to playing on the flat.

In less than 5 minutes the owner of the house had already made merits to get ahead. A bad start from Edwin Cardona allowed him to Bernard Cuesta cater to Luis Iberian so that the striker demanded with a violent shot to Gaston Gomez. Another mid-range shot from Alexis Arias put back to chila in trouble, although the goalkeeper returned to respond perfectly. And from that corner kick Costs he won in the Argentine area and improvised a header that fell asleep on the roof of the goal. The team’s formula Nestor Lawrence he relied on pressure.

The replica of the Academy arrived at the feet of Lionel Miranda. Driving him served to cardona extend the action towards the projection of Eugene Ore and the Chilean sends a pager that Xavier Correa failed to capitalize. The show was intense and with many arrivals.

Before reaching the first quarter of an hour, another defensive error gave the opportunity to Melgar to open the bookmark. An inaccuracy of Leonardo Sigali leave it to Costs hand in hand in front of chila Gomez. The attacker opened his foot and looked for the farthest stick. Fortunately for the albicelestes the shot went wide.

The goal reached 21 minutes from the initial stagewhen Racing he had begun to control the pace of the lawsuit. A change of front found Christian Bordacaharand the shuttle sent a stinging center that found the head of Louis Iberian. The passive mark of Facundo Mura and the doubts of chila Gomez facilitated the conquest of the scorer inca.

When the stopwatch Dilio Rodriguez half an hour passed, the referee sanctioned an alleged infraction of Leonel Galeano on Fabricio Dominguez within the area. With good-footed protagonists like Matias Rojas either Edwin Cardona, Xavier Correa He was in charge of executing the prison. and the former Colon he wasted the chance of equalizing with a pitch that went over the crossbar.

*The penalty that Javier Correa wasted that deprived Racing of the draw

in the plugin Fernando Gago disarmed the line of flyers by taking out Hannibal Moreno to bet on the income of Enzo Copetti. The strategist sought blow for blow and suffered a new Peruvian conquest. Emiliano Insuawho cost him the entire duel with Luis Iberian, failed in a close and left the goal served to the top figure of the day. With the 2 to 0 it was all uphill for Racing. Even the victory of Melgar could be more bulky wall he wouldn’t have gotten a ball over the line from the stinging local striker.

*Melgar’s second goal that began to settle the lawsuit


Melgar: Carlos Cáceda, Alejandro Ramos, Alec Deneumostier, Leonel Galeano, Paolo Reyna, Cristian Bordacahar, Horacio Orzán, Martín Pérez Guedes, Alexis Arias, Luis Iberico and Bernardo Cuesta. DT: Nestor Lawrence.

Racing: Gastón Gómez, Facundo Mura, Leonardo Sigali, Emiliano Insúa, Eugenio Mena, Fabricio Domínguez, Aníbal Moreno, Leonel Miranda, Matías Rojas, Javier Correa and Edwin Cardona. DT: Fernando Gago.

Time: 19.15

Stadium: San Agustin National University

Referee: Dilio Rodriguez (Bolivia)

TV: Fox Sports


The Drill needs to add if it does not want to fall to third place

banfield goes out to the court with the aim of continuing to be on fire in the Group C and will face this Wednesday Catholic University in the height of Quito from 9:30 p.m. at the Atahualpa Olympic Stadium, located at 2,783 meters, with the arbitration of the Peruvian Augusto Mendendez and television of ESPN.

El Drill made its debut with an important victory against Santos at home by the minimum, but now it needs to add again after the defeat in Chile against Unión La Calera. In the Professional League Cup, those led by Diego Dabove arrive motivated after defeating Talleres de Córdoba 3-1 and keeping alive their hopes of qualifying for the quarterfinals in the domestic championship.

On the other hand, the Catholic University directed by the Argentine Miguel Rondelliwho had a career in the youth of Velez, It occupies the last position with just one point due to a goalless draw against Unión La Calera in Quito and comes from losing in Brazil against Santos by 3-2. The Ecuadorian team arrives after beating Tecnico Universitario 4-1 in the framework of Serie A in their country and climbed to fourth position.

Meanwhile, the Chilean team leads this zone with 4 points, followed by Santos and Banfield with three and with Católica relegated to the bottom with just one unit. La Calera will be the home of the Brazilians this Wednesday at 9:30 p.m.

probable formations

Catholic University: Darwin Leather; Layan Loor, Andersson Ordóñez, Yuber Mosquera, Gregori Anagonó; Aarón Rodríguez, Kevin Minda, Daniel Clavijo, Christian Oña; Cristian Martinez Borja, Ismael Diaz. DT: Miguel Rondelli.

Banfield: Enrique Bologna; Emanuel Coronel, Luciano Lollo, Alejandro Maciel, Franco Quinteros; Juan Pablo Álvarez, Nicolás Domingo, Giuliano Galoppo, Julián Palacios; Dario Cvitanich, Juan Cruz. DT: Diego Davove.

Time: 21.30

Stadium: Olympic Atahualpa

Referee: Augusto Mendendez (Peru)



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