Forward Facundo Velazco contributed two goals for Nacional to beat Sp. Ameliano 2-1 this Saturday, in the match for date 17 of Paraguay – Clausura 2023 Tournament. The goals of the match for the local team were scored by Facundo Velazco (8′ 1T and 16′ 1T). While the away goal was scored by Alberto Contrera (1′ 2T).
The figure of the party was Facundo Velazco. The forward from Nacional (P) showed his best level by scoring 2 goals and finishing twice into the opponent’s goal.
Ismael Benegas was also relevant. The Nacional defender (P) was important for taking 3 balls out of the danger area.
A high foul rate constantly slowed down the game on the court. There were a large number of reprimands: Kevin Benítez, Juan Fernando Alfaro, Facundo Velazco, Jordan Santacruz, Joaquín Papaleo, Aldo Maíz and Orlando Gaona Lugo.
Nacional’s strategist, Juan Pablo Pumpido, stopped the starting eleven with a 4-4-2 formation with Héctor Espínola in goal; Carlos Espínola, Ismael Benegas, Claudio Núñez and Fernando Román Villalba on the defensive line; Feliciano Brizuela, Jordan Santacruz, Juan Fernando Alfaro and Gustavo Aguilar in the middle; and Facundo Velazco and Mathías Martínez in the attack.
For their part, those chosen by Humberto García took the field with a 4-4-2 formation with Joaquín Papaleo between the three sticks; Julio César González, Walter Cabrera, Thomas Gutiérrez and Fabián Franco in defense; Kevin Benítez, Diego Barreto, Alberto Contrera and Elvio Vera in the midfield; and Milciades Adorno and Richard Torales up front.
Aldo Quiñónez was appointed as the main referee of the match at the Arsenio Erico stadium.
On the next day Nacional will face General Caballero JLM as a visitor and Sp. Ameliano will play the home game against Guaraní.
With this result, the host accumulates 25 points throughout the competition and occupies third place. For its part, the visit totals 19 units and is in eighth place.
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