Colon-Defense and Justice Huracan-Velez Independiente-Central Cordoba, the matches of the day
After what happened yesterday with the victories of Lanús in La Bombonera against Boca and that of River in Florencio Sola against Banfield, Date 4 of the League Cup continues today with three interesting commitments. Defense and Justice fell in the house of the leader Colón, while Vélez became strong in Parque Patricios and took the tip of Zone 6 from Huracán. Everything will end in the Libertadores de América, where an independent alternative will receive Central Córdoba de Santiago from the Estero.
Hurricane 1 – Velez 2:
The second game of the day put the two candidates face to face to stay with Zone 6. At the Tomás Adolfo Ducó, Velez capitalized on his good first half and won the victory for 2-1 before Hurricane. That triumph allowed Fortín to take over the top of the group and relegate Globo to second place.
The visit started better off and took an advantage over 27 minutes of the first half, through a good header from Lucas janson at the exit of a corner. The locals scored the tie at 41 minutes with both Norberto Briasco after a bad exit from the bottom of the Fort. However, those led by Mauricio Pelegrino they were going to recover soon and were going to be able to go to rest in advantage by the conquest of Cristian Tarragona in one of the last actions of the initial stage. The marker no longer moved in the plugin.
Vélez took Huracán undefeated and is now the Zone 6 leader with eight points. El Globo was in second place, with seven. They complete the group Gimnasia de La Plata with 4 and Patronato, which has not yet added. These last two teams will meet this Sunday, from 19.20, in Paraná.
Stadium: Thomas Adolfo Ducó
Referee: Nicolas Lamolina
Colón 2 -Defense and Justice 0:
The Sabalero won and extended his undefeated in the contest. It was a victory for 2-0 in the Elephant Cemetery that keeps it at the top of the Zone 2 and with good prospects of qualifying for the Championship Phase.
The triumph goals were scored Cristian Bernardi, 34 minutes into the first half, and Facundo Farías, when there were only two minutes left for the closing of the meeting.
Colón is the leader of Zone 2 with ten points, followed by Independiente, with five units. Defense and Justice adds two, while Central Córdoba de Santiago del Estero closes the positions with one.
El Halcón already has their focus on the match next Thursday 26 in which they will host Vasco da Gama for the first leg of the round of 16 of the Copa Sudamericana.
Stadium: Brigadier General Estanislao López
Referee: Dario Herrera
Independent-Central Córdoba of Santiago del Estero:
After three commitments, Red is expectant in Zone 2, showing 5 points and only two behind the leader Colón. The visit, for its part, only has one unit and needs to win in order to qualify for the Championship Phase, a competition that grants a ticket to the 2021 Copa Libertadores.
Due to the proximity of the first leg of the Copa Sudamericana round of 16 against Fénix (on Wednesday 25, in Uruguay) and the large number of injuries (Sebastián Sosa, Ezequiel Muñoz, Lucas González, Jonathan Menéndez and Gastón Togni), Lucas Pusineri has in mind to put an alternative 11 on the field of play. Silvio Romero, captain and figure of the Avellaneda team, could have rest.
The visit, for its part, comes to this game in the middle of a rarefied climate after the visit of the bar to one of the practices. Despite the defeat against Colón in Santa Fe last day, Alfredo Berti has in mind to place the same team.
Independent: Milton Álvarez; Gonzalo Asís, Alan Franco, Sergio Barreto, Lucas Rodríguez; Carlos Benavídez, Pablo Hernández; Federico Martínez, Andrés Roa; Braian Martínez and Nicolás Messiniti. DT: Lucas Pusineri.
Central Córdoba of Santiago del Estero: Alejandro Sánchez; Ismael Quílez, Oscar Salomón, Franco Sbuttoni, Jonathan Bay; Abel Argañaraz, Juan Galeano, Cristian Vega, Ariel Rojas, Juan Vieyra; and Claudio Riaño. DT: Alfredo Berti.
Stadium: Liberators of America
Referee: Ariel penel
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