Atlético Nacional visited Union Magdalena at the Sierra Nevada stadium in Santa Marta, a commitment that had two important moments for each of the teams and that, in addition, complied with the schedule of date 8 of the Betplay League where for now he is leading Millonarios with 18 points in his favor, moving away from the “Ciclón bananero” that is behind the first place.
In the first 45 minutes it seemed that things were getting much easier for the home team who managed to go to rest with the score in his favor (2-0).
The first goal came at minute 8 and through Diego Chavez who finished off with the right from very close to the right squad, a situation that put the ‘purslane’ who saw the his rival’s second goal in the 24th minute reflected in a criminal action.
Ricardo Márquez was the one who charged for his team and converted the penalty finishing off with the right to the center of the goal, a fact that allowed the samariums to win in the best moment of weakness that those led by Hernan Dario Herrera.
Already in the second half, things went at a different price on the part of the Paisa team that managed to equalize the score (2-2), first through Jarlan Barrera at minute 49; He finished off with his left foot from very close to the right side of the goal and thus eased things a little more for his teammates, who were able to enjoy the other goal in the 59th fraction of the game when the same player He finished off with the left at point-blank range on the right side of the goal, taking advantage of the assistance of Jefferson Duke.
With little left for the match to end, Unión Magdalena lost Agostino Spina for double yellow card and that forced the locals to seek more defense than attack.
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The next engagement National will be against Bucaramanga and as a local this Saturday, August 27; Meanwhile he ‘Ciclón Bananero’ will visit Deportivo Cali the next day, the colero team of the table.