For key 3 of the CONMEBOL tournament – Copa Libertadores 2024, Aucas defeated Nacional by the slightest difference this Thursday. In the 39th minute of the second half, Jeison Medina secured the victory for Aucas with a shot from the penalty spot.
Jeison Medina took a tremendous shot at 57 minutes of the second half and the ball hit the post. It could not be.
Jeison Medina was the figure of the match. The Aucas striker scored 1 goal, shot into the opponent’s goal 3 times and made 11 correct passes.
Another relevant player in the match was Luis Cangá. The Aucas defender was important for throwing 5 balls out of the danger area.
Forward Mario Sanabria from Aucas asked midfielder Juan Fernando Alfaro from Nacional (P) to dance and hit him at 32 minutes into the first stage.
The match was quite fought, in which the fouls began to accumulate. There were a large number of reprimands: Juan Cruz González, Edgardo Orzusa, Mario Sanabria, Antony Silva, Eduardo Duarte, Jordan Santacruz, Sergio Ojeda and Luis Cangá.
The technical director of Aucas, Nelson Videla, proposed a 3-4-3 strategy with Federico Lanzillotta in goal; Luis Cangá, Carlos Rolón and Alan Garcia on the defensive line; Juan Cruz González, Angelo Mina, Renny Jaramillo and Carlos Cuero in the middle; and Luis Ángel Cano, Mario Sanabria and Jeison Medina in the attack.
For their part, those led by Andrés Anca stood with a 4-5-1 formation with Antony Silva between the three sticks; Claudio Núñez, Brian Blasi, Sergio Ojeda and Sebastián Vargas in defense; Orlando Gaona Lugo, Edgardo Orzusa, Blas Cáceres, Juan Fernando Alfaro and Gustavo Caballero in midfield; and Ignacio Bailone up front.
Referee Piero Maza Gómez was selected to carry out the actions of the game.
With this victory, Aucas arrives confident ahead of the rematch to qualify for the Second Phase. The second leg will be played next Thursday, February 15.
BBC-NEWS-SRC: IMPORTING DATE: 2024-02-09 04:30:02