Botafogo had nothing left over, but they beat Universitario 1 to 0

Botafogo had nothing left over, but they beat Universitario 1 to 0

The duel valid for date 5 of group D of the CONMEBOL – Copa Libertadores 2024 tournament, which was played at the Monumental de la U stadium, ended in favor of Botafogo by 1 to 0 against Universitario. It was in the 31st minute of the second half when Jeffinho made Botafogo score the only goal of the match.

Despite having tried repeatedly, Universitario could not give joy to his fans. He looked for the goal on 16 occasions: 9 had goal direction and 7 ended outside.

The best player of the match was Jeffinho. The Botafogo attacker scored 1 goal and made 3 correct passes.

Marlon Freitas was another of the key players. The Botafogo midfielder was precise with 42 effective passes.

The match was highlighted by a lot of friction and constant fouls that interrupted the game. There were several reprimands: Matías Di Benedetto, Rodrigo Ureña, Danilo Barbosa and Bastos.

Universitario coach Fabián Bustos proposed a 3-5-2 formation with Sebastián Britos in goal; Aldo Corzo, Williams Riveros and Matías Di Benedetto on the defensive line; Andy Polo, Rodrigo Ureña, Segundo Portocarrero, Martín Pérez Guedes and Jorge Murrugarra in the middle; and Edison Flores and Alex Valera in the attack.

For its part, Artur Jorge’s team took the field with a 4-3-3 formation with John between the three sticks; Damián Suárez, Lucas Halter, Bastos and Hugo in defense; Marlon Freitas, Danilo Barbosa and Tchê Tchê in the midfield; and Luiz Henrique, Júnior Santos and Jefferson Savarino up front.

Cristián Garay Reyes was the referee who directed the match at the Monumental de la U stadium.

Universitario’s next game in the championship will be as a visitor against Liga de Quito, while Botafogo will visit Junior.

This result places Botafogo in second place in Group D, with 9 points. Universitario, meanwhile, occupies third place with 5 units.

Changes in University
  • 65′ 2T – Alex Eduardo Valera Sandoval left for José Daniel Rivera Martínez and Edison Michael Flores Peralta for Christofer Gonzáles Crespo
  • 74′ 2T – Jorge Salvador Murrugarra Torres left for Jairo Jair Concha Gonzales and Martín Pérez Guedes for Horacio Martín Calcaterra
  • 79′ 2T – Rodrigo Andrés Ureña Reyes came out for Diego Dorregaray
Changes in Botafogo
  • 64′ 2T – Luiz Henrique Andre Rosa da Silva came out for Jefferson Ruan Pereira dos Santos
  • 78′ 2T – Danilo Barbosa da Silva left for Gregore De Magalhães da Silva
  • 88′ 2T – Jefferson David Savarino Quintero left for Yarlen Faustino Augusto and Danilo das Neves Pinheiro for Patrick de Paula Carreiro

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