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ColoColo on the Shelf: Pereira Surprises Boca, Leaves Libertadores with Complex ‘Cacique’



In Group F of the Copa Libertadores, Deportivo Pereira scored a goal against Colombia’s Boca Juniors, leaving Colo Colo in a very difficult game.

he sports pereira In his first appearance in the Copa Libertadores of the year, he beat Boca Juniors 1-0 with a striker’s goal on Wednesday to win. Early Rodriguez Day 4 of the continental competition Group F.

As a result, the Argentinian club secured the same seven points as Pereira on goal difference and maintained their lead. On the other hand, CoroCoro is in 3rd place with 5 cars. Monagas, on the other hand, is last with two integers.

Neither side dominated the match in the first half, and the packed Hernan Ramírez Villegas stadium was dominated. Since the match was played far from the area, there was little skirmishing and no significant damage was done.

In this sense, Alejandro Restrepo’s Grande Matecana had a weak shot to close in on the rivals’ goal, but Sergio ‘Chiquito’ Romero saved without a hitch, while Xenize was 37 after winger Sebastian Villa shot. I didn’t hit a shot the first time. He passed Aldea Quintana’s goal without much danger.

Just before the end of the first half, Paraguayan striker Danilo Santacruz took a free-kick inside the area and fired a shot that went wide.

The pace of the game did not change in the second half, and chances were few.

Pereira wasted a counter-attack, midfielder Johnny Vazquez, who was alone in the area, fired a weak shot, but Romero saved without incident.

Boca, on the other hand, had more time to hold onto the ball and play on the other side of the field, but had a lot of trouble keeping attackers Sebastian Villa and Dario Benedetto in a comfortable position towards Quintana’s goal. rice field.

It was in these circumstances that centre-back Nicolas Figal turned the game upside down when he beat Angelo Rodriguez inside the area in the 72nd minute and scored in the collection two minutes later. Juan Pablo Zuluaga saves penalty with ‘Chiquito’ Romero at the wheel .

But Jorge Almiron’s team’s joy didn’t last long as creative Johann Bocanegra sent a precision cross to striker Arlie Rodriguez in the second half. Sent the ball into the back of the net with an accurate header To celebrate the crowd that filled Hernan Ramirez Villegas.

In the closing stages, the Colombian came close to widening the lead against an opponent who was knocked down after the goal.

The fifth day is scheduled for June 6, when Pereira will visit Monagas. Boca to get Colo-Colo in Buenos Aires .

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Source: Biobiochile

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