Ceará and Independiente move away in group G

04/27/2022 at 06:25


The Ceara He kept up his perfect pace beat General Caballero 0-2 at home on Tuesday in the Manuel Caballero stadium, in Asunción, in a match of the South American Cup of group G, which leads with nine points in three outings. The Brazilian team, undefeated in the tournament, opened the scoring in the 51st minute with a penalty goal from Eric and, in 69, messiah scored the final 0-2.

At 80 minutes, Ceará, the team of coach and former Brazilian player Dorival Júnior, was left with ten when defender Lucas Ribeiro was sent off for receiving a double yellow card. However, although the Red Mallorquino, as they call the local team led by the Argentine Luciano Theiler, tried to disturb and reach the rival frame, the die was already cast and they could not come out afloat in this third day of groups.

Independent is still on the prowl

The Argentine Independiente defeated Deportivo La Guaira 0-2 on Tuesday in a game that was played at the Central University of Venezuela (UCV), and continues to lie in wait for the leader Ceará. With their victory today, Ceará accumulated nine points, escorted by the Argentine Independiente who has six, while the Venezuelan La Guaira and General Caballero are in the pit with one.

In the first minutes, Independiente was superior by having control of the ball, but they lacked more decision and organization to attack Deportivo La Guaira more. The oranges concentrated on defense, but in the 20th and 21st minutes the attacks came with shots from Santiago Herrera and Jovanny Bolívar, who failed to finish. Independiente, although with greater control of the ball, had their first clear opportunity in the 30th minute with a shot by Leandro Benegas, with the right, from the center of the area. In the 37th minute, Benegas found another chance with a header close to the right post, but it went just wide. The lack of precision of the Red Devils was taken advantage of again by La Guaira in the 41st minute with a shot by Francisco La Mantia, which went high.

In the 67th minute the scoring was opened. white sunday He scored the first goal for Independiente with a shot with his right foot near the left post. Leandro Fernandez increased the advantage for the visit in the 90th minute. Independiente and La Guaira will meet again in Argentina on May 19.