For date 2 of Colombia – Liga Betplay 2022, the Furia Matecaña and the Diablos Rojos finished evenly at the Hernán Ramírez Villegas stadium.
The locals started winning with a goal from Carlos Ramírez, from a penalty, in the 5th minute of the first half, while through Carlos Sierra the visitor equalized the match in the last minutes of the match.
Midfielder Carlos Sierra from América de Cali had the chance to tie the game, but the stick denied him in the 52nd minute of the second half.
The best player of the match was Carlos Sierra. The América de Cali midfielder scored 1 goal, made 31 key passes and sought the opposite goal 4 times.
Harlin Suárez was another of the key players. The midfielder from Pereira was precise with 32 effective passes, stole 3 balls and searched the opposite goal 3 times.
It was a closely contested match with fouls from both sides. There were several cautioned: Diego Novoa, Eber Moreno, Danny Cano, Andrés Correa and Juan Carlos Osorio.
Pereira coach Alexis Márquez proposed a 4-5-1 formation with Harlen Castillo in goal; Jherson Mosquera, Danny Cano, Carlos Ramírez and Daniel Linárez in the defensive line; Jhonny Vásquez, Harlin Suárez, Alejandro Piedrahita, Henry Rojas and Dubán Palacio in the middle; and Leonardo Castro in the attack.
For its part, Juan Carlos Osorio’s team took the field with a 4-3-3 scheme with Diego Novoa under the three sticks; Eber Moreno, Marlon Torres, Jorge Segura and Elvis Mosquera in defense; Larry Angulo, Juan Portilla and Carlos Sierra at midfield; and Déinner Quiñónes, Adrián Ramos and Emerson Batalla up front.
Edilson Ariza Moreno was the referee who directed the match at the Hernán Ramírez Villegas stadium.
The next match for Furia Matecaña in the championship will be as a visitor against Patriotas FC, while the Red Devils will host Bucaramanga.
The local team is in seventeenth place with 1 point and 0 wins, while the visitor reached 4 units and is in fifth place in the tournament.
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