The popular Aucas of Quito This Monday he broke his losing streak in the ecuadorian championship from football to beat Macará 2-0, at the close of the seventh date of the first phase of the tournament, which dominates Barcelona as the main candidate to win it. The Argentine striker Francis Fydriszewski and the Ecuadorian Ronald Briones They converted the goals that put Aucas back on the road to victory, since the first and last time they won was on February 26 (3-0 against Delfin) on the second date of the tournament. The Quito team, however, was left with one player less from the 75th minute due to the expulsion of defender Carlos Cuero, sanctioned for assaulting a rival in the presence of referee Luis Quiroz. Macará, for its part, tried to put up resistance and resorted to its traditional soccer argument that consists of defending itself and going out in quick counterattacks, although it did not work out due to the dominance to which the host submitted it. While Aucas was in seventh place in the standings, with 10 points, Macará is eleventh with 8.
Meanwhile, the Barcelona He is the absolute leader with 19 points in an almost perfect campaign, so he is emerging as the main candidate to win the first phase, which grants a ticket for the group phase of the Copa Libertadores in 2022 and as the first finalist in the national tournament. In addition, Barcelona has the least beaten goal thanks to the performance of Argentine goalkeeper Javier Burrai, who has only conceded three goals in seven games, and has the tournament’s top scorer so far, Gabriel Cortéz, with 7 goals.
The persecutor of the leader is the League of Quitowith 13 points, the table that will receive Barcelona next Sunday, while Emelec, Universidad Católica, Independiente del Valle and Delfín, have 11 points each, and occupy places between third and sixth.
The eighth day will be played between Friday and Sunday with the following matches: Gualaceo-Mushuc Runa; Orense-University Technician; Dolphin-Cumbayá; Guayaquil City-Aucas; Emelec-October 9 and Liga de Quito-Barcelona.