The forward received the red and left the ‘blue and white’ with 10 men. (Video: Native).
Attacker Sandy Dorador left Alianza Lima with one less player in the women’s classic against Universitario. The Peruvian striker committed a harsh offense against midfielder Esthefany Espino. The match referee, David Huamán, took her second yellow card and she was sent off. Minutes before, she had taken the first yellow cardboard from her.
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At the start of the second half, the ‘intimates’ were losing 1-0 thanks to a goal by Xioczana Canales after 22 minutes of play. The team that took out from the middle was the cast of La Victoria. That led to them winning a lateral kick in the right sector.
Before the action was carried out, the defender Fabiola Herrera had a dispute with the forward Sandra Ibarguen. Although the dispute was between the two, the attacker Sandy Dorador got into the matter and faced the Peruvian central defender. That led to the referee taking out the yellow card for both of them.
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By taking off the side, the ‘cream’ defense managed to clear the ball near midfield. The goalscorer Canales received it and drove the ball for a few meters until she combined with the attacker Luz Campoverde. The former player of Carlos A. Mannucci tried to give a pass, but she was intercepted by the rival soccer player.
Midfielder Esthefany Espino, who was playing on the right side in the game, tried to clear, but her play bounced off Dorador. However, the 33-year-old attacker committed an offense by stomping on her ankle.
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The main judge David Huamán saw the foul and took his second yellow card. Despite the claims, the referee was sure of his decision and Alianza Lima was left with one less. Another foul could even be charged earlier, because Rosa Castro also stomped on Campoverde.
X. Canales opened the scoring with a powerful shot after a poor rejection by the ‘blue and white’ defense. (Video: Native).
The cast led by coach Jhonn Tierradentro is the only undefeated team in the local championship. They have won all their matches in the first eight rounds. The ‘creams’ have not had many goals, but they have managed to get all the points in dispute.
Their first match was against Sporting Cristal and they defeated them 1-0. Later, they achieved victories against FC Killas at home (3-0) and Sporting Victoria (2-1) as visitors. On the fourth day they had a tough rival like Deportivo Municipal. Before the ‘ediles’ they returned to keep the three points after winning 3-1.
On the following day, the ‘merengues’ achieved their first win. In the match, as visitors, against Defensores del Ilucán de Cutervo, they beat their rival 7-0. Subsequently, came the wins against Carlos A. Mannucci (3-1) and Academia Cantolao (2-0).
In the women’s classic, they were left with a 1-0 victory. This result allows them to be the only leaders of the Women’s League. The ‘student’ institution added 24 points and took three points ahead of Alianza Lima, which was left with 21 points.