The last three minutes had the emotions that had been missing from the game. But it was not enough for them with that clear chance to break zero. It was a point for each one that did not move the needle too much in the aspirations set above.. Platense was kept in fourth position, in the qualifying zone for the payoffs. And he left Newell’s just one step down, knocking on the door.
The tie was of little use to them to climb further in the annual table, where both have 50 beans and are four away from the Sudamericana 2024 ground.. Although if you think about the bottom part, the unit liked Calamar better, which was on the verge of saving itself from relegation. He will definitely avoid it if Tigre falls to Godoy Cruz today. And incidentally, it allowed Martín Palermo’s team to stretch their games to six in a row without defeats.
An initial stage of falling asleep
Boring first half they played in Vicente López. In the distribution of responsibilities,The heaviest burden was on the homeowner: he practically did not set foot in the rival area. He abused long, unproductive deliveries, he divided the ball a lot. He hurried, he went too far in the search for that verticality that made him the second team with the least possession in the League Cup.
It’s not that Newell’s was much superior in the game, but he did at least achieve some combinations to put together passes. He was the creator of the clearest chance of that period with that point-blank shot by Francisco González that Macagno blocked in great response. In addition, he disturbed with a closed angle shot from Sforza and a shot from Ortiz that fell on the roof of the goal.
Very bad game passages
For many moments they played an ordinary game, with many inaccuracies, always with the visitor with better ball circulation. In the ST the Calamar was somewhat more incisive with the entry of Lucas Ferreyra, who took three disturbing shots, one covered hand in hand by Hoyos. But with that dynamic and greater aggressiveness he did not reach Martín Palermo’s team.
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