Although the victory against Alianza Petrolera and Deportivo Pasto’s victory over Once Caldas assured Atlético Nacional a place among the eight best in the 2020 Colombian League, Dimayor’s decision in the case of Cúcuta Deportivo resulted in the match To be played this Sunday, November 15, from 6 in the afternoon at the Atanasio Girardot stadium, do not play and, therefore, the purslane win the three points of the match, with a score of 3-0.
In 73 years of history, it is the third time that Nacional has obtained the points on the desk for walkover (the rival team does not appear). Data specialist Javier Danilo Correa spoke about the other parties that preceded this event.
The first was on September 11, 1949, Atlético Nacional had to play against Deportivo Barranquilla as a visitor. In the end it was determined that the Antioqueños win that match 0-1.
On October 22, 1950 for the Colombia Cup, Atlético Nacional defeated Deportivo Cali 3-0, who did not appear to play this match.
There is a caveat that Correa makes, and it is that on July 23, 1950, the Antioqueño classic was to be played at the San Fernando Racecourse, but the red team did not appear at the game, the green ones did, and although it was a match that Nacional won by walkover. There was a goal on the field by Jaime ‘Pildorita’ Cardona and after that score, referee Stanley James Isom declared the end of the game.
Deportivo Barranquilla 0-1 ATN, was to be played on September 11, 1949.
ATN 3-0 Dep. Cali, was to be played on Oct 22, 1950 by Copa Colombia.
ATN 3-0 Cúcuta Dep., Should be played this Sunday.
– Javier Danilo Correa Ospina (@jdanilocorrea) November 12, 2020
* Data from Javier Danilo Correa (@jdanilocorrea)
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