Without tomorrow for the loser will be the return match, which will be played this Saturday by Cibao FC and Club Atlético Pantoja, in the semifinal of the Dominican Football League (LDF 2021), a match that will be played at 6:00 in the afternoon in the candy box of the Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra.
The meeting will be the revenge within the classic of Dominican professional football in the semifinal of the LDF 2021, creating great expectations in the fans.
The eleventh orange lost the first leg 1-0 so they must win decisively to advance to the final series, with Sunday’s winner between Atlético Vega Real and Jarabacoa.
Cibao will have the advantage of the house to take this match, which he must define with a favorable result since a draw would be enough for Pantoja to advance.
The match opens up several possible scenarios for including a new definition on penalties and another “match up” between the two best goalkeepers in the country, such as Odalis Báez, from the Warriors and Miguel Lloyd, from the Orange Fury.
This possibility would occur in the event that Cibao FC wins the match by a goal and two extra 15-minute times are played without a winner, leaving the definition 1 steps from the goal, a situation that has already been presented in the classics. clashes of archrivals of the LDF.
Cibaeños and capitaleños are the two most winning clubs in Dominican professional football, exhibiting national titles and Caribbean Cups, an event for which the first are classified.
The winner will go to the last stage in a series that will be unprecedented, since his rival has never been in the final, which is dominated by Atlético Vega Real, who beat their neighbor from Jarabacoa FC 1-0.
The orange team and the Guerreros have met five times this season, divided into two in the regular round, two in the Liguilla and one in the semifinal last week, which Pantoja won 1-0 with the unexpected goal of Pedro Martínez.
Cibao with the backing of Banreservas and Grupo Rica won the first challenge 2-0 on May 9, with goals from Jean Carlos López at minute 36 and Yony Angulo at minute 45.
They met again on June 27, but neither Cibao FC nor Pantoja managed to score goals and only added one point from a 0-0 draw.
The two eleven players met for the first time in the Liguilla on August 28, leaving the match tied at 1-1, with Kelvin Tejada scoring at minute 14 for Pantoja and Jean Carlos López at 90 + 4 for Cibao FC.
Pantoja managed to emerge with flying colors when they collided for the second time in the Liguilla and took a 2-0 victory on September 24, counting on goals from Juan David Díaz and Josué Báez.
The orange team easily won the regular series with a sum of 44 points and then qualified second in the Liguilla with 17 points, one less than Atlético Vega Real and one more than Pantoja.