Guayaquil (Ecuador), February 26 (EFE). Argentine coach Fabian Bustos led his last match with Ecuadorean Barcelona on Saturday, and retired with a 1-0 victory over the university’s technician, in the second date of the first stage of the tournament. National Championship.
Bustos will travel to Brazil on Sunday to lead his new team, Santos.
His last match was complicated and difficult due to the pressure and strength of the opponent in the face of every ball, but the goal of Uruguayan top scorer Gonzalo Mastroianni fell in the end.
After this match, Barcelona focused on its headquarters in Guayaquil, from which it will travel to Lima next Monday, for the revenge match against Universitario de Deportes, which they beat 2-0 last week in the first leg, by the second preliminary stage. Libertadores Cup.
And in another match of that day, Ocas crushed Delphine 3-0 with a first goal through Luis Cano, in the 38th minute, an advantage that increased after his opponent, defending Luis Caicedo, was sent off, in the 86th minute.
Argentine striker Juan Tevez converted the second goal for Ocas, in the 90th minute, and Ronald Briones closed the numbers in the 92nd minute.
The match was suspended due to repeated errors, many of which could lead to more expulsions, although referee Jaime Sanchez chose yellow cards, a performance criticized by the players and from the stands.
For its part, Universidad Católica, who will receive Bolivar Bolivar next Wednesday for the Copa Libertadores championship, presented on Saturday a mixture of beginners and substitutes, with whom they tied 1-1 at home against Guayaquil City.
One of the best goals of the matches played on this second date was the work of Catholic midfielder William Cefalos, in the 10th minute, with a shot from outside the area that leaked through the right side of goalkeeper Gonzalo Valli.
Guayaquil’s team reacted, and in the 32nd minute they equalized through Uruguayan striker Renato Cesar, while their goalkeeper Gonzalo Valle won the duel against Panamanian striker Ismail Diaz, by saving a penalty kick in the 68th minute.
The second date for this stage of the championship will continue tomorrow, Sunday, with the following matches: Independiente del Valle Emlec, October 9 – Moshok Rona and Gualacio Cumbaya.