This Wednesday, Alajuelense beat M. Grecia 2-0 in the match they played on date 19 of the Costa Rica tournament – Torneo Apertura 2023. The goals for the local team were scored by Carlos Martínez (10′ 1T) and Freddy Góndola (37 ‘ 1T, penalty).
Johan Venegas hit the post with a shot and missed the opportunity to increase the difference in the 91st minute of the second half.
The figure of the meeting was Carlos Martínez. The Alajuelense defender was important because he scored 1 goal.
Freddy Góndola was also key in the Alejandro Morera Soto stadium. The Alajuelense midfielder stood out against Municipal Grecia since he scored 1 goal.
It was a closely contested match with fouls on both sides. There was only one card, in the 77th minute of the second half Giancarlo González received a yellow card.
The coach of Alajuelense, Andrés Carevic, arranged a 4-5-1 formation on the field with Miguel Ajú in goal; Carlos Martínez, Giancarlo González, Juan Luis Pérez and Suhander Zúñiga on the defensive line; Aarón Suárez, Celso Borges, Alexander López, Carlos Mora and Freddy Góndola in the middle; and Doryan Rodríguez in attack.
For their part, those led by Javier San Román planted themselves with a 4-4-2 strategy with Alejandro Gómez between the three sticks; Jean Carlo Agüero, Rodrigo Noya, Lucien Galtier and Jefferson Rivera in defense; Ariel Arauz, Rawy Rodríguez, Sebastián Castro and Facundo Macarof in midfield; and Samuel Román and Alberth Villalobos up front.
The referee designated for the match was Ricardo Montero Araya.
Alajuelense will visit Cartaginés on the next matchday, while M. Grecia will visit AD Guanacasteca at the Chorotega stadium.
The local team is in second place with 42 points, while the visitor has 11 points and is in twelfth place in the tournament.
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