Sports Tolima, finalist of the Betplay I League

The Sports Tolima their qualification to the final of the BetPlay I League when facing Envigado Thursday June 16 at the stadium Manuel Murillo Toro, located in the city of Ibagué. The game started at 7:30 at night and the referee was Nicolás Palacio. The attendees were David Fuentes and Cesar Aguirre.

The local team came out with several of its most important players to secure the victory that would take him to the third consecutive final of the team. The “pijaos” they formed with Cuesta in goal, the defensive line was made up of Marulanda, Moya, Mosquera and Hernández; Rovira, Ureña, Miranda, Lucumí and Ibargüen were in the midfield and the attack was led by Juan Caicedo.

The team from Enviga arrived at the game with the illusion of being able to get their first victory of the home run The “quarry of heroes” occupies the last position of group B.


Set “pijao” will face Atlético Nacional in the league final. Photo: Twitter @Dimayor

The fans of Tolima they were able to shout a goal in the first minutes of the match. On a free kick Andres Ibarguen raised a center to the area, which ended with a header from Sergio Mosquera to score 1-0.

After the team goal “pijao”set Antioquia tried to approach the rival goal and although he had some dangerous shots by air or shots outside the area, none ended in a goal.

In the second time the match slowed down, because Tolima I wanted to control the pace of the game to protect the scoreboard. As the minutes passed, the orange team began to stalk the rival goal and made the local defense suffer due to the constant arrivals of the “quarry of heroes”. Daniel Londono He had two important chances, the first was in the 73rd minute when he finished off with his right leg, but the ball went high. The second was at minute 78 when he tried to finish off with the left profile from inside the area.

In the 82nd minute, the Sports Tolima He had a clear option to sentence the scoreboard. Jeison Lucumi After a sample of agility and talent was able to evade his rivals and sent a pass to the center of the area where Daniel Catano He finished off the goal but it went wide.

Defender Sergio Mosquera was the best player of the match.  Photo: Twitter @Dimayor

Defender Sergio Mosquera was the best player of the match. Photo: Twitter @Dimayor

The match ended 1-0 in favor of the local team. With this result, Sports Tolima assured his passage to the BetPlay I League final where he will face the winner of Group A, the National Athletic. This would be the fifth final consecutive of the technician Hernan Torres: three league finals, one cup and one super league.

Tolima will seek to repeat the result of the 2018 final, when the team “pijao” outscored the team “purslane”.

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