The home runs semifinals of the BetPlay League They are still in dispute and the participating teams seek to perform at the highest level on the pitch to win the three points and thus be closer to qualifying for the grand final of the closing tournament.
On Wednesday, November 23, 2022, the match between Millonaries FC and the Sports Pereira for the fourth day of Group A. The commitment was played at 8 pm in the Hernan Ramirez Villegas Stadium and both squads needed victory to be at the top of the standings, so a very interesting compromise was expected.
The game started at 8 pm and the ‘ambassador’ team started winning, thanks to a goal from jader valencia at minute five. It seemed that the three points were going to go to the ‘albiazul’ box, but a great performance by the ‘matecaña’ team damaged the party for the capital squad. Those led by Alejandro Restrepo They overcame the commitment and defeated the Bogotanos with a score of 2 goals to 1.
The ‘Matecaña’ team defeated the ‘Ambassador’ team at the Hernán Ramírez Villegas stadium. Photo: Twitter @Dimayor
After the match, the technical director of Millonarios FC, Alberto Gamero, spoke to the media at a press conference and analyzed his team’s performance on the pitch. The strategist assured that they still have options to reach the final of the BetPlay II League and he trusts that his group will meet the objective.
“We came to propose, to look for it. In the first half they surprise us with two goals, from our mistakes. The first was a bad rejection and in the second they caught us open. Before the second goal we had options to increase the score“said the 58-year-old coach.
“We looked for it in the second half, we worked it out by all means and we didn’t. Pereira defended well. They counterattacked us, it was going to happen. By going on attack we left spaces. We lacked that goal and we have to value Pereira’s, with wingers and midfielders. Their still ball is dangerous. They did things well, we have two games left in Bogotá where we have the classification“, he added.
The next match that will play Millonaries FC will take place on Sunday, November 27, 2022, when in front of to Junior from Barranquilla at the Roberto Melendez Metropolitan Stadium. Currently, the ‘ambassador’ team is in second position with 7 points, while the leader of the Group A It is the Club Independiente Santa Fe with 8 units. On the other hand, Deportivo Pereira is in the third box with 6 points, so any of the three teams could reach the final.