Independiente Medellín thrashed as a visitor but it did not reach him

Independent Medellin faced on Thursday June 16 to Equity at the Metropolitano de Techo stadium in Bogotá. The game started at 7:30 at night and an exciting match was expected because both teams had to win to dream of the final of the BetPlay I League.

The game started at a frenetic pace, with both teams pressing from the first minute. The first action that changed the course of the game happened at minute 4 of the first half, when they expelled the goalkeeper of equity, Washington Ortega. The goalkeeper narrowed when the attacker came without a mark “powerful” and made a hand when touching the ball outside the area.

In the 7th minute, the midfielder Adrian Arregui took advantage of the deconcentration of the rival defense and scored the first goal of the match after a rebound from the safety goalkeeper after a powerful free kick shot by Cadavid. The Argentine was attentive in the area and caught the ball with his head to send it to the back of the net.


The “mighty mountain” won 5 to 1 at the Metropolitano de Techo stadium. Photo: Twitter @Dimayor

After the first goal, the local team tried to step on the rival area, but in the 18th minute, cadavid intercepts a through ball and Arreguiwith great vivacity, managed to get a spectacular pass, which surprised the rival defenses and left flycatcher only against the goalkeeper who calmly defined to give him the second goal to the Antioquia group.

At the end of the first half, they did a missing in the area a Philip Brown, who had entered in the 23rd minute for Juan Arboleda. The midfielder was knocked down after receiving an elbow to the face by Polanco. After reviewing the VARreferee Carlos Betancur he gave the maximum penalty what for Arregui converted with a powerful shot.

In the second half Equity He came out wanting to tie the result and the arrivals at the goal began to appear. first with a powerful shot that left trembling the bow of Vasquez.

In the minute 59when the Equity stalked the rival area, the striker “insurer” Paul Sabbag he was knocked down and referee Betancur awarded a penalty. the same sabbag was in charge of to discount for the Bogota box. Although the team local had a good start to the second half Independent Medellin he was able to control his difference with good ball movement and long passes.

Although Medellín won with a wide difference, it was not enough to reach the final.  Photo: Twitter @Dimayor

Although Medellín won with a wide difference, it was not enough to reach the final. Photo: Twitter @Dimayor

The “powerful” managed to score two goals more in the match complement. The room marked it Philip Brown after a good pass Edward Lopez in the 79th minute and the last goal of the game was scored by flycatcher with a beautiful Vaseline to sentence the 5-1.

Although the Independent Medellin scored and played a great game, the victory was not enough to reach the final, because the Sports Tolima won against Envigado and came first in group B.

The “mighty of the mountain” finished the semifinal home runs in the second position with 11 points having won 3 games, tied 2 and lost 1.

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