Falque debuts at Triumph America; Millionaires new soccer captain in Colombia

Spaniard Iago Falque made his debut on Sunday in the ninth day of the Colombian league, as his team, América de Cali, beat 2-0 with a double by Argentine Alejandro Quintana, who replaced the former Torino player accurately in the first half.

The Galician made a good start despite the fact that the first half of the match was marked by puddles in the Pascual Guerrero stadium, which prevented a good ball circulation.

Thus, Valcke cooperated with his colleagues and even had the opportunity to score with a shot that crossed the goal of Paraguay Gerardo Ortiz.

However, in the break coach Juan Carlos Osorio decided to take out Valcke to bring in Quintana and his team began sending long balls that the tall Argentine striker exploited to cause damage by teaming up with veteran Adrian Ramos.

In that vein, Quintana had a double, a second shot from halfway after a great team play, and with it they beat Lance Caldas, who was until the last day unbeaten in the tournament.

National athletes, in crisis

Atletico Nacional deepened the crisis it is going through by falling 3-1 in its visit to Atletico Bucaramanga, a match in which coach Alejandro Restrepo, on a tightrope, chose a list of alternatives considering Thursday’s match against Olympia for the second leg of the second stage. 2 of the Copa Libertadores, a key that his team lost 3-1.

Verdolagas have overtaken the team that today saw the debut of their new coach, Armando ‘Piripi’ Osma, who replaced Argentine Nestor Craviotto who resigned due to poor results.

Restrepo took the lead with a goal from Andrés ‘el Rifle’ Andrade in the 15th minute, but the hosts quickly equalized with a mid-range goal from Uruguay’s Bruno Téliz.

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The hosts had a lead at 32 when Sherman Cardenas sent the ball in after taking advantage of a blunt error from goalkeeper Alder Quintana, who was substituted in the first half.

In the second half, Leopard scored 3-1 with a goal from young Juan Marceline in the 79th, when the guests were already playing with 10 due to the team’s expulsion of Khimmer Faurie with five minutes for a double warning.

new boss

Deportes Tolima, who came to the day as captain, lost 0-2 at home to Junior de Barranquilla and ceded the lead to Melonarios, who beat Courtoloa 1-0 with a Chile goal from midfielder Juan Carlos Pereira.

Vinotinto y Oro was overtaken by a team that improved on the level shown in their previous matches and managed to secure a major win in their aspirations to secure one of the eight places in the semi-finals at home.

The first goal came in the 58th minute after Colombian international Miguel Borja converted a penalty kick into a goal by handball in the area next to Juan Camilo Angolo.

The final was scored 0-2 by Omar Albornoz, who tapped into a cross from Argentine Fabian Sampiosa to celebrate with that of Juan Cruz Real against Team Bijao, who relinquished the top spot in the table.

The hero comes out of the box

Champion Deportivo Cali came out last in the table after beating Union Magdalena 0-2 as a visitor in a very close match.

Those led by Rafael Dudamel won with goals from John Vazquez and Daniel Luna, led by the good performance of veteran Teo Gutierrez in the second half.

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On that day, Envigado beat Jaguares 3-1 and La Quidad beat Pereira 2-3 as a visitor.

The ninth date will be completed with the Patriots-Santa games on Monday and Deportivo Pasto-Alianza Petrolera and Independiente Medellin-Aguilas Doradas on Tuesday. EFE


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