Atlético Nacional and Millionaires staged a vibrant two-goal tie (2-2) on the second date of group A in the semi-final home runs of the BetPlay League.
Jarlan Barrera and Yeison Guzman they scored for the ‘purslane’. Yerson Candelo (own goal) and Daniel Ruiz scored for the ‘ambassadors’.
in the first time millionaires gave the surprise by opening the scoring, while National Athletic He suffered more than necessary to tie.
The ‘purslane’ started the commitment with enthusiasm and attacked Álvaro Montero’s goal, to the point of scoring two goals, but the previous plays were annulled, due to misplacement and a foul against the goalkeeper, respectively.
The first goal not validated was the work of Jarlan Barrera, but the steering wheel was out of place when receiving the ball. The second goal that was not worth it was the work of Emmanuel Oliverabut the judge Charles Ortega, with the help of the VAR, with annulled due to a foul on Alvaro Montero.
The opening of the scoreboard was registered in the 13th minute. After a good collective play in which they participated Daniel Ruiz, David Silva and Diego Herazo. the side Elvis Perlaza sent a dangerous center to the area. The ball was headed by Yerson Candelo, who in his attempt to clear ended up scoring his own goal.
After the annotation, National Athletic he failed to react and lost possession of the ball. millionaires he took possession of the ball and was able to extend the advantage, but he did not have the effectiveness to define.
The ‘purslane’ did not approach clearly and only until minute 42 did they achieve equality. Daniel Mantilla started the play overflowing the band until sending a center that had the direction of Jarlan Barrera, who defined with a left foot shot.
In the second half the game went back and forth. The two teams tried to generate dangerous actions to keep the victory.
Millionaires had the clearest opportunity when Daniel Ruiz enabled with a encompassed pass to Jader Valencia, who controlled and finished off, but deflected.
After minute 60, Atlético Nacional had two approaches that required Alvaro Montero. Dorlan Pabon He tried to surprise with crossed shots, but Montero showed off to save the goal.
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In the 73rd minute, millionaires took advantage of a quick counterattack to go ahead. Eduardo Sosa was associated with David Silva. The experienced midfielder left three rivals on the way to enable Daniel Ruiz, who scored with a superb left-footed shot.
The ambassador’s joy was short-lived as in the 77th minute Atlético Nacional equalized again. Despite some controversy over an alleged offside, Yeison Guzmán received clearance from Ruyeri Blanco to dominate the ball inside the area and calmly finish off and sentence the 2-2.
With this tie, Millonarios reached four points and Nacional two. On the next date, the ‘ambassadors’ will visit Junior and the ‘purslane’ will receive Bucaramanga.