Pumas finally showed courage, claw and spirit… The project headed by Andrés Lillini took a huge breath of oxygen after set auriazul beat humble Puebla 2-0, who behaved at the height and for a few minutes proposed the game, to the extent of having options to go up on the scoreboard.
The annotations of the meeting were the work of Washington Corozo at minute 73 ‘, and at 80’, Juan Ignacio Dinenno closed the account with a penalty, which was committed to the Ecuadorian, who revolutionized the duel in favor of the cats.
With this result, the Pedregal team reaches five points to thus leave the bottom of the general table in the hands of Bravos de Juárez, as they rose to position 13, in addition, the felines they got their third win in the last 22 games.
Definitely, Andrés Lillini will continue to lead the auriazules, who next week will visit the Devils Toluca Reds; meanwhile, Puebla will host Querétaro at Cuauhtémoc in search of their first victory in the tournament. With this defeat The fringe it fell to the sixteenth position of the general table with three units.
Andrés Lillini swallowed and wiped his sweat when he saw that Puebla was inches away from opening the markedr. It was the 27th minute of the match, when the Daddy Araujo overflowed the left wing and took a low center, which, Fernando Aristgamosta He tried to finish off by sweeping before the exit of Talavera, but the ball passed between the players until it ended on the baseline. Cougars he was miraculously saved.
Despite the fact that the university students maintained control of the ball, The fringe had the most dangerous plays of the match, two to be exact, while the felines came dripping to the goal of Anthony Silva, who on a couple of occasions had to put his hands. The first of the match after a ‘chanclazo’ by Sebastián Saucedo, which ended easily in the arms of the goalkeeper. Later, Silva stretched before a shot that seemed to end in the stands.
The despair of the blue auria was notable in Alfredo Talavera, who before a drop from the Daddy, the goalkeeper came out to cut the play, and after sweeping and committing a foul on the poblano, the referee warned the keeper.
The first 45 minutes ended, and with it a duel that was due, as neither team tried their best to gain the advantage.
Miracle at CU!
The complement started a little more revolutionized than the first lapseWell, three minutes after Omar González’s whistle, Pumas had the opportunity to open the scoring, but they forgave.
In a direct free kick on the edge of the area. Leo López took a placed shot, which seemed to be embedded in the upper right corner, but Anthony Silva flew to reject the ball, which was suspended in the air.. Gabriel Torres finished off completely alone and with the goal open, but his header went over the crossbar, a situation that generated annoyance and despair on the feline bench, as Lillini put her hands to her face, incredulous at the failure of the Panamanian.
The response of the camoteros was almost instantaneous, Christian Tabó took advantage of a long pass to enter the university area to get a shoe that passed with one side of the goal of Alfredo Talavera, who only watched the path of the ball with his eyes.
As the minutes passed, Pumas began to squeeze. Juan Dinenno fired a cannon shot, but Silva launched himself to reject the ball to one side and relieve the university pressure, who would find the reward for his effort.
At minute 73, with only a few minutes on the court, Washington Corozo took advantage of his speed and ability to enter the Puebla area, and before the weak mark of George Corral, he took a cannon shot to bend Anthony Silva, and explode the bench auriazul, where all the footballers ran to celebrate with Andrés Lillini, unloving his support, since his position depended on this result.
Ten minutes from the end, Corozo was present again at the meeting. The Ecuadorian provoked a penalty, which was not initially marked by the Nazarene, but after reviewing the VAR, the maximum penalty was marked.
Juan Ignacio Dinenno took the ball, placed it in the penalty area and broke the goal of the Paraguayan goalkeeper with a powerful shot to the center, thus breaking a streak of 9 games without scoring (939 minutes. The last goal he scored was on April 4 between Pachuca on Day 13). The celebration was great, because finally the university team added three points in the tournament, leaving the bottom of the general table, in addition, they save the ‘head’ of their coach.