The Lanús Argentine and the Aragua Venezuelan, no longer able to qualify for the round of 16, sealed a goalless draw on Thursday for the sixth and last day of Group H of the Cup
Without the possibility of reaching the Brazilian Guild, which prevailed in the area with 16 points, Lanús placed second with ten units, La Equidad de Colombia third with seven and Aragua had the pleasure of adding its first unit thanks to this tie with the ‘Garnet’ as a visitor.
In a game without much at stake, Aragua decided not to end his participation in Group H without points and raised a tight defense to protect the goal defended by Yhonatann Yustiz.
Lanús tried throughout the first stage and had his first chance with a shot from Matías Esquivel in minute 4 that Yustiz deflected the corner kick over the crossbar. In the 16th Pedro de la Vega had his chance with a low center that Yustiz managed to clear before the onslaught of José Sand, who two minutes later hit a ball that was controlled by the goalkeeper of the visit.
At the beginning of the complement, Aragua was left with one less player due to Daniel Rivillo’s expulsion for a double yellow card for an infraction on Franco Orozco. Lanús from that moment had four clear options through Lautaro Acosta, José Sand, Matías Esquivel and José Manuel López but could not convert and the match ended in a goalless draw.
Lanús, who had not played since his last performance in the local tournament on May 9, completed a semester without great brilliance and now he will have to renew himself to face the final stretch of the year in the new Argentine tournament. Los Aurirrojos, meanwhile, are fifth of seven teams in Group B of the Venezuelan tournament with five points, seven behind the leader: Deportivo La Guaira.