San Martinfrom San Juan, who is a member of the First National, beat this afternoon, 1 to 0, Argentine Juniorsin a match of the round of 16 of the Argentine Cupwhich was played at the Belgrano stadium, in Córdoba.
The goal for the winning team was scored by Alexis Vega 43 minutes into the second half on a hot day in the Alberdi neighborhood, in which the temperature exceeded 30 degrees.
The sanjuaninos will continue their way in the competition, in which they reached the quarterfinals for the first time, an instance in which they will face San Lorenzo.
In the first stage it was Gabriel Milito’s team that proposed the best game, they dominated the actions with good performances from Alan Lescano and Luciano Gondou, but the rival goalkeeper, Mariano Monllor, deactivated any chance in which he had to intervene.
A double cover by Alexis Martín Arias was the clearest option for the cast of San Juan, and it occurred when 10 minutes into the complement in a counter that did not have a good definition by Matías Donato, and then Nicolás Pelaitay on the rebound He also ran into the figure of the ‘Bicho’ goalkeeper.
In that second half the dominance of Argentinos decreased slightly, which was inaccurate and although they put the game in the San Juan field, they were not fine in deliveries and San Martín began to feel more comfortable coming off against.
The Paternal team became more comfortable as the minutes went by, the admitted Federico Redondo provided clarity in the middle, but the ‘Santo’ stood well in the background and prevented any kind of rival attempt.
And when it seemed that the outcome would be a penalty shootout, the winning goal for San Martín arrived, when Vega received a filtered pass at the door of the area and very calmly defined one touch, placing the ball next to the right post of Martín Arias. .
The ‘Bug’ looked for him at the end, but César Monasterio’s men did not lose heart and clung to a victory that was highly celebrated by the squad and by the more than 3,000 fans who settled in the stands that ‘Los piratas’ usually use ‘ from Alberdi neighborhood.
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