5-2: Quito League, goodbye to Libertadores and hello to Sudamericana

League of Quito said goodbye this Thursday to the Cup
Liberators with a 5-2 win in the Ecuadorian capital against the Chilean Union
La Calera and as third in Group G he qualified for the round of 16 of the Cup
South American.

With the goals of Paraguayan attacker Luis Amarilla, in minutes 28 and 33, of scorer Billy Arce, 58 and 60, and an own goal by defender Matías Fernández, at 15 minutes, Liga de Quito thrashed the Chilean team that cut with a double from Argentine attacker Sebastián Sáez, at 54 and 93.

The offensive effectiveness of the local team far surpassed the debuting Chilean team in the Libertadores, as they scored three goals with simplicity of play in the first half, with an inspired Paraguayan striker Amarilla, who had three and scored two, a dominance that he repeated in the first half. second time to score two more.

The Ecuadorian King of Cups went ahead due to a defensive error by Fernández, who deflected the ball over his goalkeeper Miguel Vargas after a pass from the opposite defense by Franklin Guerra in search of attacker Jhojan Julio (m.15).

After the contrast, the striker of the ‘cement machine’, as the Union La Calera is called, the Argentine Sáez, forced the naturalized Argentine-Ecuadorian goalkeeper Adrián Gabbarini to make an effort to avoid the goal. Liga used a bad start in defense of the opponent and scored the second goal through Amarilla, who outwitted defender Christian Vilches and defeated goalkeeper Vargas (m.28) on the turn.




La Calera players at the end of the match

Another good visitor attack left midfielder Estevan Valencia in a chance to score, but his shot was once again rejected by goalkeeper Gabbarini. The team of the criticized Uruguayan coach, Pablo Repetto, converted the third, after a center to the heart of the defender Luis Ayala’s area, controlled Amarilla, enabled striker Adolfo Muñoz, in a shot that the goalkeeper rejected, to give Amarilla footing to score his second goal (m.33).

La Calera achieved the discount through Argentine Sáez, who received a pass from the left side of midfielder Jeisson Vargas and scored on Luis Ayala’s mark (m.54).

Liga scored again, after a side kick from the right side of his attack, he took the defense disorderly and after several shots, the scorer Arce from close range and with an empty goal converted (m.58).

Arce himself controlled the ball, outwitted a defender and shot to the left side of the goalkeeper for the fifth goal (m.61).

To make the farewell to the continental tournament less painful, Argentina’s Sáez scored another goal with a high shot in the 93rd minute.

Unión La Calera debuted this year in the Libertadores and said goodbye with two draws, four defeats, scored seven goals and conceded 17, to accumulate two points in group G.