Deportivo Independiente Medellín visited a strong Boyacá Chicó, recently promoted, and lost two goals to nil at the La Independencia stadium in the city of Tunja. The annotations were the work of Michael Gómez at 14 minutes into the first half, and Geimer Balanta, at 7 minutes into the complementary stage.
More than being a party with great possibilities, On a rainy night in the capital of the Boyacá department, two battle-hardened teams were seen willing to give up everything for everything to win.
Despite the fact that the Antioquia team tried to take the three points or at least a tie, those led by Professor Mario Humberto García took advantage of their opportunities and each time they reached the goal of the Paisa squad they did damage.
In the same way, it is necessary to highlight that Medellín, trained by former goalkeeper David González, took to the field with a completely alternate team, given that next Wednesday, March 15, they will face Magallanes from Chile to sentence one of the qualifiers to the group stage of the Conmebol Libertadores.
The one-way commitment ended even at one point. The Colombians began winning the duel with a score by Emerson Batalla at minute 70′, but at the last breath the Chilean team drew strength and managed to tie the match with a goal from coffee grower Yorman Zapata.
Without a doubt, on Wednesday the Atanasio Girardot stadium will receive a great match. Medellín, already with its starting team, will do everything possible to qualify for the group stage of the much-awaited Copa Libertadores. If they are eliminated, the Colombian team will play the Copa Sudamericana.
It is valid to mention that only Atlético Nacional and Once Caldas have been champions of the Libertadores. The greens did it in 1989 and in 2016, and the white club made it possible in 2004 with the help of professor Luis Fernando Montoya.
Videos | “It looks like a child round”; It rains ridicule on the fans of Millionaires for this particular song
On Saturday, March 11, Millonarios faced Atlético Nacional at the Atanasio Girardot stadium in the city of Medellín, the tie ended 0-0 and despite there being no goals, the spectators of the match experienced an intense match.
This is one of the matches that is considered a classic of Colombian professional soccer, taking into account the history that both clubs accumulate. The Antioqueños came to the match in the second position with 12 points, while the Bogotás did the same in the seventh box with 9 points. After the game, Nacional was left with 13 and Millonarios with 10.
In the same way, it is necessary to highlight that Alberto Gamero, Millonarios coach, went out onto the pitch with an alternate group, since, on Wednesday, March 15, they will face Atlético Mineiro for the second leg of the third phase of the Libertadores Cup.
In the first leg, the game ended 1-1 at El Campín. And, precisely, in this meeting a particularity happened with Millionaires that went viral on different social networks. It is a song of one of the blue bars, this letter stood out for its shortness, generating ridicule from fans of other Colombian clubs.
In this sense, the fans of Millonarios sang the following for a long time: “Let’s go for the goal, let’s go for the goal.” Some of the comments for this curious song were these: “it seems like a childish round” and “thank God for the sake of my ears I haven’t heard that”.