On date 3 of the Peru – Liga 1 Betsson 2023 tournament, Universitario thrashed Cantolao 4-1 at the Coloso de José Díaz. The goal of the match for the locals was scored by Emanuel Herrera (48′ 2T, against). While the away goals were scored by Matías Di Benedetto (25′ 1T), Marco Saravia (39′ 1T), Alex Valera (46′ 1T) and Piero Quispe (25′ 2T).
A highlight of the match was Matías Di Benedetto’s goal in the 25th minute of the first half. After receiving an assist from Luis Urruti, the defender placed it to the left post and below. Impossible for the goalkeeper!
Universitario striker Luis Urruti squandered the chance to increase the lead after missing a penalty in the 51st minute of the second half.
The figure of the meeting was Piero Quispe. The Universitario midfielder stood out against Cantolao since he scored 1 goal and kicked 2 times on target.
Another of the key footballers in the Colossus of José Díaz was Luis Urruti. The Universitario forward kicked 3 times on goal against Cantolao and made 2 correct passes.
It was a game with many fouls and numerous interruptions. There were a large number of cautions: Diego Ramírez, Matías Di Benedetto, Francisco Duclós, Marco Saravia, Luis Ramírez and Facundo Moreira.
Cantolao’s coach, Adrián Taffarel, arranged a 5-4-1 formation on the field with Christian Limousin in goal; Saúl Salas, Michel Acosta, José Arón Sánchez, Francisco Duclós and Junior Huerto on the defensive line; Diego Ramírez, Christian Sánchez, Stefano Velasco and Alonso Tamariz in the middle; and Hebert Vergara in attack.
For their part, those led by Jorge Fossati planted themselves with a 3-5-2 strategy with José Carvallo under the three sticks; Aldo Corzo, Marco Saravia and Matías Di Benedetto in defense; Andy Polo, Rodrigo Ureña, Horacio Calcaterra, Jorge Murrugarra and Nelson Cabanillas in midfield; and Alex Valera and Luis Urruti up front.
The designated referee for the match was Daniel Ureta.
Cantolao will visit César Vallejo on the next day, while Universitario will receive Unión Comercio at the Monumental stadium.
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