Starting the second half of the Dominican Soccer League (LDF 2022), Cibao FC will face Moca FC in the first leg that will be played on Saturday at 4:00 p.m., corresponding to the eighth day.
Both elevenths have already faced all the rivals of the championship and it will be the second time that they will face each other.
In the first match, which opened the LDF 2022, they equaled one goal, on the artificial turf of the Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestro, at the opening on March 11 of this year.
Welkin Luis scored the first goal of the championship and of Cibao FC in that game, while Argentine Gustavo Ascona contributed to the Mocanos who played as visitors.
Cibao FC, which is supported by the Banco de Reservas, arrives at this match that opens the second half, leading the tournament with 14 points, product of five wins and two draws to total 17 points.
While Moca FC is in third position with 12 units, the product of three wins, three draws and one loss.
The orange team has 28 games in a row in the regular series without losing, with 20 wins and 8 draws, a streak that began in the 2020 tournament in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic.
In the seven games of the first round, Cibao FC has scored 17 goals and only 7 against for a positive balance of more than 10.
Moca FC registers 14 goals in favor and their goal has been violated 11 times for a balance in their favor of more than 3.
The goals of those directed by Jorge Alfonso have been scored, by the Colombian Juan David Díaz who has 4, the Creoles Erick Japa and Yohan Parra have 3 each, the Uruguayan Christian Alba continues with 2 and with one Angel Montes de Oca, Dairin González, Diefry Mensú and Jean Carlos López.
The goals from Mocanos are led by the Argentine Gustavo Ascona with 5, co-leader of the tournament; Juan Ángeles has 2 and with one figure, Kelvin Durán, Julio Rosario, Kevin Contreras, Ronaldo Peña, Williamson Córdoba and Luis Espinal.
Both clubs have two of the best goalkeepers in the country, Miguel Lloyd in charge of protecting the Cibao FC goal and Odalis Báez who takes care of the Moca FC goal.
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Cibao FC trained hard this week prior to the Clásico Cibaeño against Moca FC