4-0: Mineiro beat La Guaira

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Mineiro The Brazilian thrashed the Venezuelan 4-0 in Belo Horizonte on Tuesday Sports
Guaira and with 16 points they finished first in Group H and the best team in this phase of the Cup
Liberators. The Venezuelan Jéfferson Savarino, at 27 minutes; Marrony, at 43, and the international Hulk, at 49, and Nathan, at 93, sentenced the victory of the Belo Horizonte team, which played this Tuesday at the Mineirao stadium in a match corresponding to the sixth day and with arbitration of the Argentine Nicolás Lamolina.

In the other group engagement, the Paraguayan Cerro Porteño beat Colombian América de Cali 1-0 in Asunción and took second place with ten points, six more than their rival, while the Venezuelans finished last with three units.

Unbeaten, with five victories and one draw, fifteen goals in favor and three against, ‘el Galo’ (rooster) pressed from the first minutes, with the leading role of ex-Seville side from Spain Guilherme Arana, Marrony, Hulk and Allan.

Junior Osmar Ignacio Alonso Mujica (Mineiro) disputes the ball with Charlis José Ortiz

Precisely, in a Guilherme Arena projection, in combination with the Hulk, Savarino calmly defined in the 27th minute on his compatriot Carlos Olses to open the scoring. After a dangerous play by Argentine Nacho Fernández, after a cross from Paraguayan Júnior Alonso, the ball was left over for Marrony to sink the ball into the net in the 43rd minute and make it 2-0 before the break.

In the second half, without waiting for the reaction of the Venezuelans, led by Daniel Farías, Hulk scored a goal in the 49th minute in a combined play with Fernández. Then came the variants of the technicians Cuca and Farías, with the former seeking to increase the score and the latter avoiding a bigger win.

Experienced Venezuelan striker Charlis Ortiz and reserve Ronaldo Lucena brought La Guaira closer to the discount goal, but goalkeeper Éverson was always successful.

In injury time, after Chilean Eduardo Vargas squandered a goal, newcomer Hyoran and Guilherme Arana released Nathan to decree it 4-0.