Union from Santa Fe beat 3-1 to Students de La Plata, as a visitor, in a match for the second date of Zone 2 of the League Cup and in this way he added three fundamental points in the fight for permanence.
Alexis Manyoma scored 1-0 for the team from La Plata, at 44 minutes of the first part. Already in the second, at 4 Joaquín Mosqueira tied the game; meanwhile, Gonzalo Morales scored the second and third goals for Unión at 12 and 19.
Thanks to this victory, Unión moved away from the lower zone in the average table and also took nine points ahead of Arsenal and six points ahead of Independiente and Huracán in the annual, which define the relegations.
In a first half in which Unión was more than Estudiantes, the locals took the lead after 44 minutes. Franco Zapiola, from the right, sent a cross to the far post for the Colombian Alexis Manyoma who anticipated Federico Vera, headed in and scored 1-0 for the locals.
Already in the second part, the team from Santa Fe went out to look for an equalizer and found it quickly, after 4 minutes through a corner kick made by Kevin Zenón. The midfielder, who became a winger, scored a precise corner from the right for Joaquín Mosqueira, who headed across Federico Fernández’s mark to make it 1-1.
With equality already on the scoreboard, after 12 minutes, goalkeeper Mariano Andújar received the ball in the crescent of the area to play out. The Estudiantes captain opened to the right, tried to hook inside, tripped and lost it to Jerónimo Domina who managed to give the ball to Gonzalo Morales who only had to hit him and score 2-1.
The striker, who is on loan from Boca, continued to show his great start to the tournament after 19 minutes. Federico Vera recovered at the height of the central circle and put an empty pass behind Nicolás Fernández where Gonzalo Morales appeared and went one-on-one with Mariano Andújar, outlined and subtly defined the far post to make it 3- 1 definitive.
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