Independent Medellin faced the fourth date of the group stage of South American Cup before October 9 in Mantabeing a match that -on paper- should be faced as a ‘final’, but it threw a 3-2 for the locals.
And it is that the ‘powerful’ reached the compromise with four units in the third position of zone Ewith the premise that a victory would put them -temporarily- in the first box.
However, the party he did not paint in the best way for those directed by Julio Avelino Comesañadespite the fact that the 18 minutes were close to going up on the scoreboard through Miguel Camargo.
Later it was Cadavid and Camargo himself who tried it but without much success facing the rival goal, and at 31′, in the first of the Ecuadorians, October 9 went up.
However, it was a matter of five minutes before Andrés Ricaurte will enable Edward López to put equality and reopen the duel.
Already in the second half, the two teams came out with more offensive vocation and that was when the most goals were produced, since at 57 ‘Kevin Becerra put the homeowners ahead again.
Even so, eight minutes later, Miguel Camargo -one of the best of the DIM- scored a great goal from a free kick to put the 2-2 that did not last long.
Well, at 68 ‘he was sanctioned a maximum penalty for October 9 that prevented the goalkeeper of the Antioqueños from prevailing; 3-2 and end of the duel.
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When does Medellín play again for the Copa Sudamericana?
The ‘powerful’ team will play on the fifth date of the continental competition against International in Porto Alegre the next Tuesday May 17 from 5:15 pm (Colombian time).