Professional League: Méndez made his debut in Vélez successfully against Arsenal

In one of the previews On date 22 of the Professional League, Vélez Sarsfield got some oxygen in his struggle to escape to the bottom of the table, by defeating 1-0 this Friday against bottom club Arsenal, in Sebastián Méndez’s debut as Fortín’s coach.

Liniers’ team ended a streak of 13 games without wins in the local tournament (6 draws, 7 losses) and leveled the line of Independiente, in 24th place in the standings.

The entered Santiago Castro, in the second period, stamped a half scissor on the area and overcame the resistance of the visiting goalkeeper to guarantee a celebrated and necessary victory.

The Velezano public lived a day of relief in the debut of “Gallego” Méndez as DTafter the controversial departure from Unión de Santa Fe to return to the club that trained him in sports.

To the urgency of one and the other, the two technical bodies opposed similar tactical schemes. In that context, Those led by Méndez had a hard time abstracting themselves from the climate of tension prevailing in the stands.

Arsenal took note of those states of confusion and took advantage of the speed of Lautaro Guzmán to sow anxiety to the fence of the Uruguayan Burián.

However, the two clearest chances for Sarandí’s team came almost in a row, when Colombian Flabián Londoño was very close to scoring.

on the first occasionthe forward beat Giannetti in speed and He dispatched a shot that bounced off the post. In the second, the attacker won before the goalkeeper left and he sent a pumped shot, which was subtracted on the line by Valentín Gómez.

To all this, Velez looked sleepy. and only when the ball passed through the feet of the Prestianni boy, the local team set off the alarms, but he had trouble making fluid circuits and it all depended on individual arrests.

In the second half, the match leveled off. Prestianni kept trying and put in a shot from outside the area, which went just wide.

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So a climb by Francisco Ortega left allowed a pirouette from admitted Castro, who put a scissors and decreed the triumph of Vélez.

Velezana fight in the previous one

In the previous one, the fans of Velezanos called themselves this Friday in the vicinity of the José Amalfitani stadium and held a day of protest against the leaderswhom they blame for a campaign that puts the Liniers entity in real danger of relegation.

Even with fences that prevented approaching the headquarters and the parking lot, Fortín sympathizers protested, loudly, on the sidewalk that overlooks Juan B. Justo Avenue at 9200.

The chosen target of the songs against It was, without a doubt, President Sergio Rapisarda. But they were also verbally harassed the sports secretary of the entity, the former player Christian Bassedas, and the other components of the Board of Directors.

The protest proceeded peacefully. and it ended when the match with Arsenal was about to start.

Bad premiere of “Kily”

After the controversial departure of Sebastián Méndez, Cristian “Kily” González’s debut at the head of Unión was not ideal, since the Santa Fe team fell 1-0 this Friday during his visit to Atlético Tucumánby date 22 of the Professional League.

So, Lucas Pusineri’s set escaped from the background of the standings and prevailed against a direct rival.

The only change to the scoreboard occurred at the start of the match, when Mateo Coronel converted a penalty (Sanctioned due to an infraction by Federico Vera on the same striker) to give him the advantage first partial and then definitive to Atlético Tucumánin a duel that shone for the absence of emotions in both areas.

With this win, the dean scale to the twenty-first placement with 24 unitswhile Union was planted with 23 points.

On the next day, Atletico Tucuman will visit Hurricane in Patricios Park, while Tatengue will receive Boca Juniors at the Stadium April 15.

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