San Lorenzo (4 points) drew 2-2 with Belgrano de Córdoba (4 points) on Saturday afternoon in one of their advances to the second day of Zone B of the Professional League Cup (LPF). I saved it in stoppage time.
At Nuevo Gasmetro del Bajo Flores, DT Rubén Inzua’s Barça team achieved a difficult equalizing goal at a height of 48 metres. Paraguayan striker Adam Barreiro came on in the second period.
The same centre-forward, who scored 11 of the last 14 goals scored by “Cyclone”, opened an account with a questionable penalty at 46 meters. in the early days.
The ‘blue’ team made history in the second half as Juan Barinaga (9m) and tournament top scorer Lucas Passerini (15m) won with three goals. Two goals for ‘Pirata’ came from corner kicks from the left flank.
Under the guidance of DT Guillermo Fale, Belgrano handled the ball well within 45 metres. initial. Santiago Longo did a balanced job in the central zone and was carefully supported by Pastran-Passerini’s attack.
San Lorenzo tried to balance the deployment each time they moved forward on the left flank, taking less risks towards the Nahuel Lozada fence, with Burayda or Reguizamon as pistons.
In the 23rd minute, the visiting side almost took the lead when Passerini headed a ball conceded by Chile’s Matias Marin and demanded a superb reaction from goalkeeper Augusto Batala.
In reply, at 33 metres, Boedo’s cast almost got the bill with a great front from Owski after overflowing from Burayda, but was saved by Losada.
As for the end of the match, referee Dario Herrera, with the help of VAR, said the unappreciated hand of Chilean Alex Ibacache, who signed a contract with Cyclone over the summer and then let go. penalized for.
In the match, Barreiro scored a mighty shot and gave the home side the lead in an otherwise even game.
Belgrano’s response came in two plays that were virtually chased in the second half. First, at 9 metres, Facundo Rencioni’s corner kick failed to meet Ulisses Sánchez’s cross, and Batara’s response was weak, giving Barinaga a provisional tie.
Another corner from Lencioni at 15 metres, causing Batala to question but a long rebound was used by Passerini who headed the ball into the net.
It seemed that this defeat had won the ‘Cyclone’, but at around 48 meters Tobias Medina’s cross to the center of the area that scored was a relentless goal, like Barreiro’s relief over Lozada. Found on someone’s head. His ally ‘Cuervo’ has reasserted his own case in the upcoming elections and questioned the actions of the club’s current leadership.
Next Wednesday, the two sides will meet again, this time in the Round of 16 of the Argentine Cup. The match will start at 6:30pm at the Colón de Santa Fe Stadium and will be televised by TyC Sports.
On day three of the LPF Cup, San Lorenzo will visit the Union in Santa Fe on Monday 4 September (starting at 8pm), while Belgrano will play Newell’s at home this Saturday 2nd (starting at 7pm). .