In an intense match in Santa Laura, Unión Española turned the disadvantage around for the second consecutive duel and today they did it to beat Unión La Calera 2-1 by date 19 of the 2021 National Tournament.
The duel was even at the start in Independencia, with the young values of the attack on the Spanish Union trying to generate danger and the cement painting appealing to the backlash.
It was like this Unión La Calera took advantage of the 25th minute after Sebastián Sáez took the ball away from side Stefano Magnasco and resolved in a great way in the middle of the Hispanic area to beat Diego Sánchez with a low shot.
The locals began to pressure and control the game, especially in the second half. At 52 minutes so much insistence was awarded and Ignacio Lemmo connected a good cross from Víctor Méndez to equalize the score.
Unión Española kept pounding and ten minutes from the end he made the comeback with another header, but now from Patricio Rubio after a corner kick.
The consequences for Unión Española and Unión La Calera
With this comeback, Unión Española added its second consecutive victory in the 2021 National Tournament to place sixth with 27 points.
Instead, Unión La Calera lost the great option of being leader of the championship. Until the advantage they had achieved until the first half, they were pointers. However, they were now two units from Colo Colo.
By date 20 of the 2021 National Tournament, Unión Española will visit Deportes Melipilla on Tuesday, September 7. Meanwhile, Unión La Calera will host Santiago Wanderers on Wednesday 8.