U.Católica took the victory by the minimum difference against Cumbayá FC, in the match played this Friday. The locals scored the only goal of the game 27 minutes into the second half, through Cristian Martínez Borja. After an individual play on the left, the striker finished off the goal from the large area and surprised the rival goalkeeper, who could do nothing.
The post saved both teams in shots by Layan Loor for U. Católica (E) and striker Hancel Batalla for Cumbayá FC.
The best player of the match was Cristian Martínez Borja. The attacker from U. Católica (E) scored 1 goal.
Darwin Leather also stood out in the Colossus of El Batán. The goalkeeper of U. Católica (E) showed off.
The game was highlighted by a lot of friction and constant fouls that cut the game. There was only one card, in the 14th minute of the first half, Yúber Mosquera received a yellow card.
The U.Católica coach, Miguel Rondelli, proposed a 4-4-2 formation with Darwin Cuero in goal; Gregori Anangonó, Yúber Mosquera, Andersson Ordóñez and Layan Loor in the defensive line; Facundo Martínez, Willian Cevallos, Kevin Minda and Ismael Díaz in the middle; and Lisandro Alzugaray and Cristian Martínez Borja in attack.
For its part, Gerardo SanMartín’s team took the field with a 4-3-3 scheme with Joaquín Pucheta under the three sticks; Juan Carlos Paredes, Pablo Cifuentes, Christian Cepeda and Darwin Suárez in defense; Kener Arce, Darío Bone and Melvin Díaz in midfield; and Janpol Morales, Hancel Batalla and Carlos Monges up front.
Alex Cajas Torres was the referee who directed the match at the Coloso de El Batán.
U.Católica’s next match in the championship will be as a visitor against Emelec, while Cumbayá FC will host October 9.