His bad present worsened in the local tournament. Saint Lawrence tied 1-1 with Platense about the final in the Nuevo Gasómetro, for the tenth date of Group B of the League Cup. Thus, he added nine games without winning in the local tournament, with eight in his stadium.
In the duel that had Silvio Trucco as referee, the team led by Rubén Darío Insúa tried to take the initiative, but lacked football and clear ideas to generate danger. Meanwhile, Calamar, with Martín Palermo as coach, celebrated a valuable point in their fight to escape the relegation zone and is also fighting in their zone.
The main interest was that both They are direct rivals to enter next season’s international cups. Platense leaves behind the compromised area of the standings, already taking 10 points from Colón, and fight for Cup positions, while San Lorenzo has not won from the first date of the League Cup, now totaling nine games without victories in the local tournament and eight in their stadium. In addition, all the teams in the Annual Table came close to Ciclón.
In the middle of the first half the first impacts came. San Lorenzo arrived with a bit of danger in the rival area and then Nahuel Barriosthe talented No. 10, received a very strong foul from Nicolas Castro. On the other hand, there was a VAR check, but the visitor only received a yellow card, despite the requests of the Insúa team players and thousands of fans at the Pedro Bidegain stadium to expel the man from Platense.
The owner of the house tried to have the initiative and control, but he lacked more generation of football and risk situations in front of the rival goal, at the same time that Calamar just warned, as an alarm, with a run by the experienced Ciro Rios 10 minutes from the end of the first half. In the closing, a low and crossed finish of Agustin Giayin a projection from the right, excited several people, but went wide by a narrow margin.
In the second period, murmurs grew among the fans, due to some attacks by Platense and his own goal that did not appear. And, when many believed that they would end at hand, The goal came from Vicente López’s team, with the full participation of players who started on the substitute bench and provided freshness. Lucas Ocampo perfectly enabled Maximiliano Zalazarwho entered from the right and scored a cross shot at 34 minutes.
Thus, the people’s bad mood grew, with shouts and some insults. The host continued to insist and achieved the tie at the end, thanks to the goal of Adam Bareiro. The Paraguayan forward scored another important goal in the Ciclón, this time with a strong header after receiving an impeccable cross from the right from the young man. Augustine Hauschwho had entered for the irresolute Federico Girotti.
Without finding its way, San Lorenzo wanders in the League Cup. Meanwhile, Platense almost achieved its third win in a row and has not lost for a month. The Palermo team has 15 points and is in the qualifying zone for the quarterfinals of the Argentine competition.
Since his return to Primera in 2021, Platense could never beat San Lorenzo again. In the last two games at the Nuevo Gasómetro, the Ciclón won 1-0 in the League Tournament, they tied without goals in the Argentine Cup (San Lorenzo passed on penalties) and now this tie is 1-1.
For the Insúa Cyclone, without a doubt, the ground cable is the Argentine Cup, where they are in the semifinals and will face Defensa y Justicia, while the other key includes Boca and Estudiantes de La Plata. Instead, they need to improve their image and win the League Cup as soon as possible.
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