After the victory of Millionaires ante National in the initial Sunday shift to open the home runs of the BetPlay II-2023 League, the stadium Pascual Guerrero hosted the clash between Cali America y Deportivo Independiente Medellin to close the day of group B.
The Valle del Cauca team directed by Lucas Gonzalez They came into the match as the favorite to win, but several defensive failures and their ineffectiveness in front of the opponent’s goal took a toll on them and they ended up signing a surprising 2-1 fall.
Just six minutes after the match began, the central referee Carlos Ortega sanctioned a penalty in favor of the locals, the experienced forward Adrian Ramos was the one who took the baton to execute it, but the rival goalkeeper Jose Luis Chunga He ended up winning the battle, avoiding the penalty conversion and saving the visitor.
But just a minute later the locals’ redemption would come, the midfielder Edwin Cardona He received the ball on the left side, sent a low cross that crossed the entire rival area and connected with Kevin Andrade that he just had to push it to score the 1-0 partial.
However, from that point on, everything would become an ordeal for the Red Devils. The Paisa team began to have more prominence with the ball. After the first 15 minutes the same Andrade who had put the Vallecaucanos at an advantage He became a villain by committing a penalty against him.
The attacker Edwuin Cetré was the one who was in charge of making the maximum penalty effective and marked the 1-1 partial, thus reviving the hopes of the Antioquians. The unusual thing about the commitment came as soon as América served from the center, the Valle del Cauca players played backwards with their goalkeeper Jorge Soto, A rival pressed for the exit and the goalkeeper He managed to kick it in the area, committing another penalty.
Just one minute after scoring the equalizer, Cetré managed to overcome the Cali fence again and signed the 2-1 on the board. During the second half, the score did not change again and the Paisas ended up taking the away victory.
At the end of the 90 minutes, both fans left their reflections after the match. Cetré’s effectiveness in front of the opposing goal, América’s defensive shortcomings and the controversy of the possible offside in the Caleños’ initial goal were the main topics of conversation.
On social networks, through jokes, comments and memes, the FPC sphere reacted to DIM’s surprise victory against América in their initial home run match:
The fuse will leave home for the first time in these home runs and will visit Bogotá to face Millionaires on Sunday the 19th in another of the striking matches of this group B. The kickoff of this clash will be at 4:00 pm
For its part, Medellín will be home to the stadium Atanasio Girardot and will receive National Athletic in the classic paisa this Sunday. The ball will roll from 6:30 pm and if the powerful team manages to prevail in this clash, they could more easily aim for the final of Colombian Professional Soccer.
Fortunately, neither for the Paisa team nor for the Caleños, the call of the Colombian team will affect their payrolls and they will be able to count on the full team to face the remainder of the semifinal home runs, while Millionaires y National Yes, they will be forced to let go of some of their key chips.
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