The Blues beat the Volcánicos with two goals in the match for date 1 of the Colombia – Betplay I League 2023 tournament. The goals for the local were scored by Israel Alba (13′ 2T) and Fernando Uribe (47′ 2T).
Pasto had a chance to score that was almost equal, but Edwar López’s shot ended up hitting the post.
Daniel Giraldo had a great performance. The Millonarios midfielder made 93 correct passes and stole 3 balls.
Juan Carlos Pereira also performed well. The Millonarios midfielder made 80 correct passes and stole 3 balls.
It was a duel that was stopped, due to the high accumulation of infractions within the field. There were a large number of cautions: Edwar López, Johan Caicedo, Darwin López, Diego Martínez, Israel Alba, Fernando Uribe, Daniel Cataño, Johan Campaña and David Mackalister. Johan Campaña was sent off for a direct red card in the 97th minute of the second half.
The DT of Millonarios, Alberto Gamero, presented a 4-5-1 tactical arrangement with Juan Esteban Moreno in goal; Israel Alba, Oscar Vanegas, Jorge Arias and Samuel Asprilla on the defensive line; Daniel Giraldo, Juan Carlos Pereira, Daniel Cataño, David Mackalister and Yuber Quiñones in the middle; and Fernando Uribe in the attack.
For their part, Flabio Torres’s team came out with a 4-3-3 tactical arrangement with Diego Martínez under the three sticks; Yilson Rosales, Cristian Tovar, Jerson Malagón and Christian Mafla in defense; Johan Caicedo, Camilo Ayala and Juan Camilo Roa in midfield; and Adrián Estacio, Darwin López and Edwar López up front.
Luis Delgado Hurtado was the referee chosen for the match at Campín.
On the next date, the Blues will visit Pereira and the Volcánicos will play as a visitor against Alianza Petrolera.
In this way, the local is in fifth place in the championship with 14 points, while the visit, with 13, is in eighth place.
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