Platense beat Unión 2-1 in Santa Fe, in the match corresponding to date 15 of the Professional Soccer League, and achieved its third win so far in the championship.
Forward Matías Tissera and young Kevin Lomónaco scored for the visit, while Juan Manuel García did it for the locals at the stadium on April 15, which reopened for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic for fans of Santa Fe.
Vicente López’s team, with the ratification of Claudio Spontón as coach, reached 16 points, while Unión, with the debut of Uruguayan coach Gustavo Munúa, stayed at 18 points and halted his streak of two consecutive victories.
The forcefulness was key for Platense. Emanuel Brítez made a mistake at the start and Tissera was attentive. The forward, in two times against Sebastián Moyano’s cover, opened the scoring. Lomónaco, who entered in the final minutes, increased the difference in the second dangerous approach, with a cross shot.
Union found the discount through a stopped ball. Goalkeeper Luis Ojeda blocked the header from Franco Calderón, and entered Juan Manuel García headed for the goal on the rebound.
The Santa Fe team had the ball throughout the game and it disturbed Platense at times, especially in the second stage. Spontón’s team relied on the experience of Hernán Lamberti and the safety of Ojeda in the goal.