Colombia defeated Venezuela 1-2, in the game held this Sunday for date 5 of the CONMEBOL – Sub 20 Colombia 2023 tournament. The goal of the match for the local was scored by Alejandro Cova (18′ 2T). While the away goals were made by Alexis Castillo (17′ 1T) and Jorge Cabezas (38′ 1T).
A great play by Colombia, 38 minutes into the first half, was the one that moved the score thanks to Jorge Cabezas. Alexis Castillo gave the ball to the striker, who whipped from the semicircle to the right post.
The best man of the match was Alexis Castillo. The Colombian midfielder scored 1 goal.
Jorge Cabezas also stood out at Campín. The Colombian attacker scored 1 goal and shot at the opposite goal 4 times.
The midfielder Alexis Castillo from Colombia humiliated his brand by throwing a stupendous pipe at the 71st minute of the second stage.
The game was notable for a lot of friction and constant fouls that cut the game short. There were a large number of cautions: Andrés Salazar, Gustavo Puerta, Andrés Romero, Jorge Cabezas, Lewuis Peña, José Riasco and Kevin Mantilla.
Venezuela’s coach, Fabricio Coloccini, proposed a 4-4-2 formation with Frankarlos Benítez in goal; Alejandro Cova, Rafael Uzcategui, Santiago Gómez and Andry Vera on the defensive line; David Martínez, Telasco Segovia, Bryant Ortega and Andrés Romero in the middle; and Brayan Alcócer and Kevin Kelsy in attack.
For its part, Héctor Cárdenas’ team took to the field with a 4-5-1 scheme with Luis Miguel Marquines under the three sticks; Édier Ocampo, Kevin Mantilla, Fernando Álvarez and Andrés Salazar in defense; Jhon Vélez, Gustavo Puerta, Oscar Cortés, Alexis Castillo and Daniel Luna in midfield; and Jorge Cabezas up front.
António Carvalho Nobre was the referee who directed the game at the Campín.
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