Defeat of Deportivo Cali that brings them closer to the round of 16

The Deportivo Cali thrashed 3-0 at Always Ready this Thursday in the fifth day of Group E of the Liberators cupa result with which he assumes the leadership of the area and that brings him closer to the round of 16.

The Colombians are first with eight points and beat Corinthians on goal difference, while Boca Juniors is third with seven points and the Bolivian team is last, and is already eliminated, with four.

Despite the fact that the grass was heavy due to the downpour that fell throughout the afternoon at the Deportivo Cali stadium, the Azucareros appropriated the ball and began to cause damage in the visiting area. Yony González, Teo Gutiérrez and Vásquez were key players, who They were a headache for a defense that suffered excessively from the conditions of the field.

That’s how the 1-0 came, in a counterattack in which Teo joined González, who from the right flank sent a pass into the area for Vásquez who sent the ball into the back of the net.

The local team continued to attack and had several more opportunities to widen the gap with their offensive trident but found themselves with a lack of aim and the good performance of the Paraguayan goalkeeper Arnaldo Giménez.

The Always Ready, who had many difficulties to create opportunities, had the clearest in the 44th minute when the Caleño center-back Miguel Nazarit delivered poorly at the start and the ball was left to the Colombian Gustavo Torres, who took a shot that went close to the goal by William of Amores.

The premises loosened in the resumption

In the second half, Deportivo Cali maintained dominance but was not as aggressive in those first few minutes as in the first half.

However, he managed to make it 2-0 in a play in which winger Santiago Mosquera sent a chopped cross, which was passed to veteran central defender Nelson Cabrera and left to Vásquez who celebrated his double.

After that move, Dudamel’s men took the opportunity to attack their rival again, led by a sharp Teo Gutiérrez who accommodated his team in the opposite field.

The game got worse for the Bolivians when winger Marc Enouba was sent off in the 69th minute for a double warning after fouling Mosquera, who four minutes later made it 3-0 after receiving a low cross from Vásquez that sent him to the bottom of the red put Dudamel to celebrate.

After that goal, the hosts slowed down and celebrated a key victory ahead of their aspirations to qualify for the round of 16. On the last day, Cali will visit Boca Juniors at La Bombonera next Thursday, where they will qualify with a draw, while Always Ready will judge Corinthians.