America claims its place among the great colombian football

from the hand Of midfielder Rafael Carrascal and goalscorer Michael Rangel, the America of Cali regained its place among the greats of colombian football. The t

America claims its place among the great colombian football

from the hand Of midfielder Rafael Carrascal and goalscorer Michael Rangel, the America of Cali regained its place among the greats of colombian football. The team coached by brazilian Alexandre Guimaraes defeated this Saturday 2-0 at encopetado Junior of Barranquilla in the return match of the grand final, supported by a bloated thirsty for titles that turned the estadio Pascual Guerrero in a boiler to be impregnable. The popular scarlet team get so the fourteenth league to their trophy cabinet, the first since he returned three years ago to the top division after a traumatic step for the second division.

In an intense match and entertaining, with Holm as the owner of the strings in the midfield, the America imposed their quick transitions to the sterile possession of the ball for the Junior, forced to play away from the arc of Net Volpi. The Red Devils slowed down the hegemony of the great team in the Caribbean, thanks to the saves from Sebastian Viera, and goals from Teófilo Gutiérrez had won the last two most recent colombian football and pointed to the tri-championship.

After you have gained a valuable goalless draw in the first leg disputed in the Metropolitan Barranquilla, America scored the first goal of the series before the 20 minutes with a header raging Rangel that crashed into the crossbar. The rebound of picabarra hit the back of Viera, before finishing at the bottom of the arc. Although the images showed an own goal from the goalkeeper uruguayan referee, the referee Wílmar Roldán is scored Rangel. The gunner, the great figure of the scarlet team, arrived as a reinforcement from the Junior and thanks to that both you crown goal scorer of the tournament with 14 goals, one above the argentine German Cano of Medellin.

America lengthened the advantage to the half-hour game in another quick raid, when the steering wheel Carlos Sierra sank within the area girl a pass from the death of side Edwin Velasco. When we have not yet exhausted the first time, the ball ended up inside the arc de Volpi, after a showy action in which the brazilian goalkeeper crashed his defense. However, the rally was cancelled after the revision of the VAR, which was premiered in the league in colombia. The marker no longer moved despite the insistence of the Junior, who played the last ten minutes with ten men by the expulsion of Marlon Piedrahita, and the dangerous repercussions of local.

America, which suffered five long years in the second division, is also a history on the continent. His first title, local in 11 years marks the return in the 2020 to the Copa Libertadores, a tournament that had outstanding units that never was able to crystallize with a championship, as he lost four finals between 1985 and 1996. America, Junior, Tolima and Medellín will be the representatives colombians in the Libertadores, while Nacional of Medellin, Cali, Millionaires and Sports Grass will compete in the south American.

Guimaraes, exseleccionador of Costa Rica, is the first quarterback to brazilian to earn a degree in the colombian football. Throughout the campaign built a solid team, with the safety of his fellow countryman Volpi in the arc, a midfield which highlighted the trident composed by Carrascal, Sierra and Luis Peace, and an attack in which shone Rangel.

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Date Of Update: 25 December 2019, 18:02
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