On date 12, Guaraní struck and, with a comeback included, beat Olimpia 2-1 on Monday at the Rogelio Livieres stadium to accumulate its second consecutive victory in the Clausura Tournament.
El Franjeado was the one who gave the initial jolt to the game when Alejandro Silva, through a penalty kick, opened the scoring in the 16th minute.
The Legendary, meanwhile, had the first great opportunity to match the account also through a penalty, this sanctioned through a VAR review. However, Néstor Camacho’s shot crashed against the left post of Alfredo Aguilar, in the 28th minute.
At 0-1, the hosts came out with another determination to press up front. The appearance from the bench of the youthful Bernardo Romeo Benítez was key, unbalancing with his speed and skill in moving the ball quickly.
A sensational play by the player admitted as a replacement led to the scoring of Ángel Benítez, who at 50 ‘made it 1-1 aurinegro.
Fernando Jubero’s pupils were not satisfied, completing the comeback in 69′: the striker Fernando Fernández appeared at the right moment to, with a great header, seal the final 2-1.
With this, Guaraní garnered three points for the second round in a row and climbed to 14 points, confirming his escape from the last places in the championship.
Olimpia, meanwhile, stopped at 21 units and was 4 away from the National leader, that he did know how to win on the date.