Unión de Santa Fe tied at home with Godoy Cruz 0-0, in the continuity of the fifth date -Zone B-, of the League Cup Professional.
In a match where the coach’s team Cristian “Kily” González He sought victory with more conviction than his rival, the defensive firmness of “Tomba”, and a good performance by the goalkeeper Diego “Ruso” Rodríguezconfirmed parity in Santa Fe.
Both teams came to the event undefeated and with equal points in the League Cup, but with the need to win on the part of the local team, located three units behind Gimnasia y Esgrima de La Plata, last in the relegation position in the table. annual.
“Tatengue” tried to dominate in the opening minutes, but found themselves with a Godoy Cruz well stopped in defense and with quick exits from the midfielder Hernán Lopez Munozon the right, and from the Chilean side Thomas Galdameson the left.
Thus, the development was even, without a clear dominator and with a lot of friction, as demonstrated by the four yellow cards that judge Yael Falcón Pérez showed only in the first half.
At 29 minutes the team led by Daniel Oldra had a clear opportunity at the feet of Tomas Conechnywho dominated the ball in the area and shot after a cross from Galdames, but the center Franco Calderon managed to cut.
Union responded with projections of Kevin Zenon and with a shot of Claudio Corvalanwhich went near the right post of the “Russian” Rodriguez.
However, the local attack did not last long, as “Tomba” launched the attack and had the most dangerous chance of the initial stage, the result of a cross shot from the midfielder. Tadeo Allendewhich was stamped on the right post of a Sebastian Moyano defeated.
The visit ended with greater dominance in the final minutes and in the overall balance of the first half.
For the complement, the “Kily” team reacted and came out determined to break the parity, with active participation of the midfielders Mauro Luna Diale and Zenónwho, at 19 minutes, executed a shot that deflected and went to the side of the post.
The local coach decided to bring in the former Boca Juniors, Nicolas Orsiniby Jerónimo Dominawith little participation, but, despite the offensive proposal, the “Tatengue” found the firmness of Rodriguez on the visiting fence.
The minutes passed and Godoy Cruz He adopted an attitude increasingly favorable to equality, so he closed himself behind, and dedicated himself to avoiding the local game.
In the final minutes, “Tatengue” tried with more impetus than clarity, but it was not enough to change the goalless tie, which left them one point above Vélez Sarsfield and Banfield in the annual table, while extending the lead to four points. difference with Gimnasia, today in the relegation zone.
Unión will visit Platense on the next date and then Colón in the Santa Fe classic, while Godoy Cruz, who remained in sixth place in the annual table, with access to the Copa Sudamericana, will receive Racing in Mendoza for the sixth day.
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