Cibao FC won a tight 1-0 away victory against Atlético Vega Real, in a match corresponding to day 10 of the Dominican Football League (LDF 2022), played at the El Cóndor stadium in La Vega and climbed to the top of the championship.
With the win, the eleventh orange team added 3 points to total 20 and move on to the Jarabacoa team, which has 19 units.
The representative from Santiago reached his sixth victory, with two draws and one defeat, while the vegans kept 10 points.
The only goal of the match was scored by Ismael “Pinta” Díaz, taking advantage of a walk by Prince Charles Herold Jr.
Although the orange eleventh had more dangerous arrivals, the goalkeeper Juan Pablo Domínguez, from Vega Real, prevented the scoring and the first 45 minutes passed with the score tied 0-0.
In the 54th minute Cibao FC put rookie Jean Luis Martínez on the field and sent Jefry Mensú to rest, for those run by Banreservas.
The goal that broke the virginity of the board came in the 63rd minute, when Charles Herold took a ball, drove it masterfully, looked for Erick Japa who was off balance, but Ismael “Pinta” Díaz appeared from behind and goal!
Carlos Heredia entered the game in the 70th minute and Colombian Juan David Díaz came out to the dressing room.
Three Cibao players were sent to defend the minimum advantage at minute 57, taking into consideration that the club played four games last week in Flow Concacaf.
The entrants were the Uruguayan Christian Alba, Welkin Luis and Yohan Parra, the outgoing Argentine Lihué Prichoda, the Haitian Charles Herold and Erick Japa.
The Argentine Jorge Alfonso, Technical Director of Cibao FC put Miguel Lloyd, goalkeeper who won the gold glove in the Flow Concacaf Caribbean Champion Clubs Cup, in charge of the goal.
The starting eleven was completed by Ismael “Pinta” Díaz, Adrian Salcedo, Dairin González, Oscar Florencio, Jean Carlos López, Lihué Prichoda, Charles Herold Jr., Diefry Mensú, Erick Japa and Juan David Díaz.
The owners of the house led by Edward “Beba” Acevedo placed the Argentine Juan Pablo Domínguez as the goalkeeper.
They completed the starting eleven, Domingo Peralta, Fabricio Moreno, Mauro Gómez, Guillermo Meléndez, Alexander Vidal, Gerald Fritz, Misael Gómez, Alexander Jiménez and Reyvin De la Rosa, who was left on the bench for the second half and José Jaquez entered.