The acid test that Hurricane had in the field of San Lorenzo, in his intention to fight for the title, could not be overcome by Diego Dabove’s squad. The classic went to the local team, which assumed the commitment with the fixed idea of give a celebration to his public, after two consecutive defeats.
The nerves did not play in favor of those from Parque Patricios, who from the beginning exhibited a lot of vagueness and lack of ideas to harm your opponent. In addition, San Lorenzo was lethal in his first attack and took the lead.
Ceruti received the ball on the right from Juan Mendez, He turned quickly and finished off cross to place it next to the farthest post from the goalkeeper.
The difference gave peace of mind to the locals, who deposited their tools in Barrios’ game to solidify the victory. The predisposition of the footballers of San Lorenzo It was another of the main points of the Insúa complex. The players disputed each ball with decision and conviction, something that had been missing in recent meetings.
Hurricane could not get his fittest men, Cristaldo and Hezze, they could have possession of the ball, and the team suffered from this lack to cause danger in the Battle area. Even the visitor had only one shot on goal in the entire first half.
Huracán’s attitude changed in the second half, and the team took more prominence. His men advanced a few meters and that allowed him to get closer to the rival goal.
San Lorenzo settled down to respond with the counterattack, and in the first of those actions Bareiro crashed a shot on the crossbar.
The climate was heating up when Cóccaro was annulled a goal for advanced position. The party leaders and journalists shouted it, and were condemned by the local plateistas.
Huracán was the one who kept looking in the rival field, with Cóccaro more mobile and empowering his teammates when his back was to the goal. The ball was still at the feet of Huracán, and San Lorenzo slowly fell behind, with the danger that this implies. The entrance of Ortigoza It was precisely so that the locals could control the ball, something that did not happen in the second half.
Hurricane’s Insistence had no prize in the result, and San Lorenzo seized a duel that helped him recover his self-esteem. The celebration became endless, while on the other side they are clear that the road to the title had a hard setback.