River Plate, with an alternative formation thinking about the Copa Libertadores, suffered before a Colon from Santa Fe effective and practical that beat him 2-1 at the Monumental on the first date of the Professional League from Football, in which the Sabaleros defend the title achieved in the previous contest, despite the fact that it was officially a national cup.
Rodrigo Aliendro and the colombian Yéiler Goez scored the goals of the current Argentine soccer champion, who ended up playing with ten men for the expulsion of Gonzalo Piovi when 13 minutes of the first half had just been played, while Matias Suarez discounted on the end of an intense and entertaining match.
Colón surprised River from the outset. The goal of Aliendro At 3 minutes it was generated by an error in the River brand, between Jonatan Maidana and Robert Rojas, in a loose match of the millionaire defensive line.
River tried to recover through Jorge Carrascal. The Colombian was participatory in the attack game and his action, when he went face to face with goalkeeper Ignacio Chicco, generated the early expulsion of It’s raining. With a numerical advantage, Marcelo Gallardo replaced Rojas by Braian Romero to add offensive weight, but he showed problems in the creation.
Colón stretched the advantage with the goal of goez, on wall with Aliendro, and exposed more shortcomings of the local defense, at 34 minutes to go to rest winning by two goals.
In the second part, a River released and a Colon While waiting, he led an interesting game because Gallardo’s men sought to overflow the bands through Angileri and the entered Montiel; and those of Domínguez waited for a counter through the swift and skillful Farías.
With that attitude, Colon He had a clear chance with Aliendro’s shot that Javier Pinola rejected on the line.
The team of Gallardo He filled the Colón area with centers without good results and felt how the defeat was inexorable, but he awakened hope when he found the discount in added time with the header of Matías Suárez, enabled by Pinola, after Angileri’s precise center.
River He did not play well, he remains imprecise and he is already looking with concern at what is coming, in case he does not find his best football version.
On the next date, River will receive Unión de Santa Fe and Colon It will be local to Lanús.