Huracán went to Santa Fe with an alternative team. Their coach, Diego Dabove, reserved the starters for Wednesday’s cup match against Boston River in Montevideo at Parque Patricios. And the play did not go bad. He tied 1-1 with Colón who, with the debut of Néstor Gorosito as coach, He showed the same limitations that ejected the Uruguayan Marcelo Saralegui from his post.
Colón’s start could not be worse: barely 2 minutes into the game, he was already losing due to a header from Nicolás Cordero, in a still ball and two headers in the middle of the area that he did not know how to defend. In the first minutes, an imprecise team from Santa Fe was observed in a hurry to turn history around. But without generating anything productive in attack, except for some runs on the right by Santiago Pierotti. Even, Huracán was close to marking the second with a ball that Cordero dropped in the area and, facing the goal, Walter Mazzantti finished off wide.
With the passing of the minutes, Colón was gaining more confidence and without despair, trying to play from below, to 33′ came the tie. A cross from the right by Meza found the head of Paraguayan Jorge Benítez, who overcame the weak resistance of goalkeeper Campisi.
The second half was more intense than the first and the chances of scoring increased. It seemed that it was Colón’s time, but Diego Dabove got a hand in the team, brought in some starters (Castro, Gauto and Hezze) and Huracán balanced the game. To the point that, in two minutes, he had two situations to convert through shots from Gauto and Cóccaro, which Ignacio Chicco ended up covering.
The end went back and forth almost without going through the middle zone and closed better Hurricane, at least giving the feeling of being more dangerous. Colón recovered from a bad start, but Gorosito will have to talk and work a lot.