Sport Huancayo beat Cusco 2-0 at Estadio Huancayo this Sunday – with Wilmar Valencia’s side now unbeaten in 12 Primera División home games.
You may be interested in: Sport Huancayo vs Cusco in the First Division on February 11 at the Huancayo Stadium: all the details of the preview
Goals from Ray Gómez and Luis Benites gave the victory to those led by Wilmar Valencia.
The Cusqueños suffered a hard blow when Carlos Solís saw the direct red card at 22 minutes.
You may be interested in: Cienciano vs Sporting Cristal in the First Division on February 9 at the Inca Garcilaso de la Vega Stadium: all the details of the preview
Gómez opened the scoring for the hosts a minute before the break, when he headed the ball into the net. The midfielder shot low into the right corner after combining with Carlos Ross. Huancayo doubled its lead in the 87th minute through Benites.
Alonso Tamariz, who did not score, will regret not having taken advantage of the great opportunity that was presented to him in the match.
You may be interested in: Alianza Lima vs Universitario: result for February 10, goals, summary and next date
DID YOU KNOW?
The locals extended their unbeaten streak in the First Division to 270 minutes. They have yet to allow a league opponent to score this season.
Sport Huancayo is in fourth place with six points from three games. Sport Huancayo has been undefeated in 12 consecutive games (wins 10 draws 2 losses 0) in the league playing at home, a streak that began against Universitario on June 11.
Cusco is ninth with four points.
ON THE GOAL SCORES:
Benites and Gómez’s goals were their first in the league this season. Ross’s assist was his first of the season, equaling the eighth-highest assist record for a player in the current competition. In total, Ángel Zamudio has kept a clean sheet in three appearances in the competition this season, the most among First Division goalkeepers.
No players were removed due to injury.
INFLUENCE OF THE VAR:
No play was disallowed as a result of VAR.