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Defensa y Justicia said goodbye to the Copa Sudamericana with a defeat at home

Defensa y Justicia said goodbye to the Copa Sudamericana with a defeat at home

Already eliminated from the competition, Defense and Justice closed its participation in the South American Cup with a 1-0 defeat at home against Cesar Vallejo from Peru, which was also out of the contest.

The only goal of the match played in Florencio Varela was scored by Víctor Aguilera, against, 45 minutes into the second half. In addition, the local team was left with ten men at the end of the first half due to the expulsion of Luciano Herrera.

With this result, Defensa finished in penultimate place in Group A, which was awarded to Independiente Medellín, while Always Ready was in second place and Vallejo closed the positions.

The local team, with the debut of coach Francisco Meneghini, had the initiative in the first half, although it created little danger. Then, he had to play the entire second half with one man less and could no longer keep up the pace.

In any case, he didn’t have too many surprises against a rival who didn’t even let go despite having a numerical advantage. However, in the end, an unfortunate play by Aguilera gave the Peruvian cast the victory.

Synthesis Defense and Justice vs César Vallejo for the South American Cup

Source: Ambito

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