Lion and Santos Laguna closed this Monday, the day 16 of the tournament Guard1anes 2020. Although the Emeralds are not playing anything, statements in the lead, the Warriors arrived in Guanajuato with the need of a victory to climb positions in the overall standings.
For this reason, The County began the meeting with the knife between the teeth. The intensity feature of the team of Guillermo Almada overwhelmed leader the competition, which was not able to respond in the first minutes of the match.
However, after 15 minutes, directed by Ignacio Ambriz reminded that are the most regular of the competition. With good touches in the middle field, the Bellies of Green began to haunt the door of Carlos Acevedo, but with little clarity to the front.
At the end, with the duel matched, it all seemed that it would end the first half without the guest of honor. However, the argentine Julio Furch was surprised with a shoe in the 40′that served to move the nets from the goal of Rodolfo Cota, who worked a bit with the annotation of the opponent (0-1).
The target of the south american started the duel, as the guanajuato squeezed to the front. The momentum took control of both teams, which caused a small brawl in the dusk of the first 45 minutes.
This was due to a sweep of the mexican Hugo Rodriguez on the colombian Stiven Barreirothat the referee Óscar Mejía marked as a criminal. However, after the review on the screens of the VAR, the referee opted for a simple ball to land.
Santos followed with his outline in the dawn of the second half, but the petrol was running out little by little. In contrast, the north of spain followed by the same line before you go into the break with a disadvantage.
The effort was fruitful. After a siege of several shots in the territory santista, Luis “Chapito” Montes found a ball 52′ on the edge of the area. The midfielder did not hesitate, and two times, let loose a powerful shot that entered the upper-right corner of the goal from Acevedo (1-1).
Although the Lion has already secured the leadership, bet Nacho Ambriz was not to lower the arms. Their players began to dance with the ball in the centre of the pitch, while the defensive he began to handle the onslaught of visitors.
The power of the superlíder was more than the hunger of the betis. Thanks to a great combination of passes and an assist from Angel Mena, at 71′, the young David “Airplane” Ramirez crossed his shot to beat Acevedo and to mark both the victory (2-1).
In the last 20 minutes of the match, both clubs had several chances to score more goals. However, what’s interesting of the closure of the meeting it was another fight between the benches, which spilled over to the tunnel leading to the locker rooms.
On the last day of the mexican tournament, Lion will visit to the Red Devils of Toluca at the Estadio Nemesio Díez. In contrast, Saints will receive to Mazatlan in the Stadium Crown to seek termination within the first eight in the table and close in house your eventual series of repechage.
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