Juanfer Quintero scores an Olympic goal, but River is eliminated from the Cup

Juan Fernando Quintero reappeared in Argentina with a great goal. This Wednesday, for the quarterfinals of the Cup, he scored an Olympic goal against Patronato to put the partial tie (2-2) at 52 minutes of play. The Colombian started in River Plate playing on the right side in the line of 4 flyers. Those led by Marcelo Gallardo lost in the definition of penalties 4-3.

River opened the scoring after 10 minutes thanks to a goal from Bruno Zuculini, Board of Trustees tied it at 34′ with a goal from Marcelo Estigarribia and went ahead at 47′ through Jonathan Herrera.

Five minutes after the advantage of Patronato, Juanfer appeared with his great goal from a corner kick. At 52 ‘he charged from the right side, the ball opened and then closed quickly and went straight to the goal. Goalkeeper Facundo Altamirano tried to go back to get the ball out, but it ended up getting in his way. The ’10′ went out to celebrate covering his eye that has a black eye due to a fortuitous crash in the last training session.

Miguel Ángel Borja entered at 61 minutes for Lucas Beltrán and did not have clear opportunities to score. In the last minutes, River Plate was able to go up on the scoreboard, but Suárez was not clear when defining.

The hosts generated a counterattack with considerable danger in added time, but Pinola intervened at the last moment to prevent what was going to be 3-2 for Patronato and the game ended in a draw. Juan Fernando Quintero and Borja scored their goals in the penalty shootout that ended 4-3 in favor of the locals.

Patronato will now face in the quarterfinals the winner of the key between Boca Juniors and Quilmes, teams that will be measured in Mendoza.



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