The Strongest secured this Wednesday the ticket to the semifinals of the Apertura tournament with the comfortable victory they achieved at home against Royal Pari by 4-0, which on aggregate ends up being 7-0 because they won the first leg 3-0 in Montero.
El Tigre settled in a decisive round because it was forceful in both playoff games. This Wednesday he won with goals from Jaime Arrascaita (16′), Enrique Triverio (52′), Luis Gutiérrez (own goal 85′) and Jair Reinoso (88′).
Royal Pari faced the second leg hoping to show a better performance than the one shown in the Gilberto Parada state of Montero, where he officiated as local.
In the first minutes he tried to propose an offensive game cWith the arrival of Joel Amoroso and Gilbert Álvarez, however little by little he was losing strength, especially after Arrascaita’s goal, at 16 minutes.
Julio César Baldivieso presented a 5-4-1 scheme with the idea of grouping more men in defense and midfield to take care of the ball and bet on the counterattacks as a strategy to surprise the rival.
The tactical idea was good because its managers tried to adapt to a game that sought to reduce the spaces to a local team, who in the second half took advantage of the wear and tear of the Santa Cruz to be explosive with the annotations of Triverio, the goal against Gutiérrez and that of Reinoso in the final minutes.
In the Semifinals, The Strongest will face Palmaflor, which eliminated Always Ready. The first duel will be on Saturday in La Paz.