On date 15 of CONMEBOL – Qatar 2022 South American Qualifiers, Venezuelan striker Salomón Rondón scored a hat-trick in his team’s win against Bolivia. The goals of the match for the locals were scored by Salomón Rondón who converted a Hat-Trick (24′ 1T, 34′ 1T and 21′ 2T) and Darwin Machís (9′ 2T). While the away goal was made by Bruno Miranda (37′ 1T).
In the 21st minute of the second stage, Salomón Rondón lifted Venezuela’s spirits and received all the applause. After receiving a pass from Rómulo Otero, the striker hung it from the large area in the left corner of the rival goalkeeper, who could do nothing.
The figure of the match was Salomón Rondón. The Venezuelan striker showed his best level by scoring 3 goals, hitting the opposite goal 6 times and hitting 10 correct passes.
Rómulo Otero also played a good game. The Venezuelan midfielder made 32 correct passes and searched the opposite goal with 5 shots.
It was a game with many fouls and numerous interruptions. There were 2 warnings: José Sagredo and Cristian Cásseres Jr.. Leonel Justiniano was expelled for a direct red card in the 59th minute of the second half.
The Venezuelan strategist, José Pekerman, stopped the starting eleven with a 4-5-1 formation with Wuilker Faríñez in goal; Ronald Hernández, Jhon Chancellor, Nahuel Ferraresi and Óscar González in the defensive line; Tomás Rincón, José Martínez, Rómulo Otero, Darwin Machís and Yeferson Soteldo in the middle; and Salomón Rondón in attack.
For their part, those chosen by César Farías took to the field of play with a 3-4-3 scheme with Carlos Lampe under the three sticks; Diego Bejarano, Jairo Quinteros and José Sagredo in defense; Rodrigo Ramallo, Leonel Justiniano, Moisés Villarroel and Roberto Fernández at midfield; and Juan Carlos Arce, Bruno Miranda and Marcelo Moreno Martins up front.
The judge chosen to direct the match in Carolina was Guillermo Guerrero Alcívar.
For the next date, Venezuela will act as a visitor against Uruguay and Bolivia will receive Chile.
The local team is in tenth place with 10 points and 3 wins, while the visitor reached 15 units and is in eighth place in the tournament.
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