Libertad triumphs in Itauguá and settles in the upper zone of the Clausura

This Saturday, in the continuity of date 5, Libertad prevailed at home against October 12 by 3-1 and reaped its second victory in a row in the Closing Tournament. Gómez, Melgarejo and Roque, the Albinegros scorers at the Luis Salinas stadium.

Gumarelo promptly managed to take the first lead in the match: Diego Gómez, at 6 minutes, opened the scoring with a shot that overcame a weak resistance from goalkeeper Bernardo Medina.

At 26 ‘, the infallible scorer Lorenzo Melgarejo made himself felt with a well-placed shot to the net of the local goal and to collect (2-0).

Itaugüeño Globo reacted and got back into the game thanks to Carlos Silva, who took advantage of a defensive error by Alexander Barboza to make the discount.

However, before the end of the first stage, the VAR intervened and led to the expulsion of Aldo Vera for “serious rough play”, so the chances of the ’12’ of winning something today were reduced again.

The historic Roque Santa Cruz, a few moments after the start of the second period (47′), ensured the cabbage celebration with the score of 3-1.

Thus, Libertad won two consecutive victories for the first time in the Clausura and reached 9 points, placing it in 3rd place in the standings.

On October 12 he suffered his fourth fall in the championship and remains with 3 units, pending in addition to what his direct rivals do in the fight for permanence to know if he is approaching the relegation zone.

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