Universidad Católica defeated Palestino 2-1 and extended to 54 dates his impressive record in the leadership of Chilean soccer, of which it has not fallen since 2019, adding perfect performance in the two days played in the current 2021 National Championship.
The “crusaders” were dominant in the first half, although they did not drown their rival, thus achieving the opening of the account in 27 minutes, with a penalty from Fernando Zampedri, after an offense by Vicente Fernández on Gastón Lezcano.
In the second half, the locals widened their difference in the 49 ‘, in a play in which Tomás Asta-Buruaga shone by making a good personal move and enabling a certain Diego Valencia, who scored the second.
About the end of the game came the share of uncertainty, since after a penalty hand from Valber Huerta, Luis Jiménez discounted with a great execution from 12 steps (80 ‘), and gave a clean and jerk to his team to go find the tie.
Nevertheless, except for a few centers in the aggregate time, there were no dangerous arrivals of the visit, so with a certain trade, UC was able to endure the victory, without suffering too much.
On the next date, the foothills will visit Audax Italiano, while the “tetracolors” will host Everton.
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