After four non-winning dates for the local teams, this Sunday the hosts finally won the quadrangular B of the Aguila League. Junior and Tolima, who beat Cali and Nacional, will define the qualifier to the final on Wednesday night. The two green teams, Valle Cauca and Cali, were eliminated, but will be judges.
Sharks and pijaos have nine points, but the costeños are leaders by better difference of goals in favor. Cali, who lost 2-0 in Barranquilla, and Nacional, defeated 2-1 in Ibague, were left with four units.
In the other key, the fight is between Millonarios and Deportivo Pasto. The picture ambassador tied 1-1 with the Union Magdalena in Santa Marta and reached 11 points in the table, one more than Pasto, who thrashed 3-0 to America in Cali and incidentally left him with no options to advance.
On Wednesday afternoon, the ambassadors will receive the reds from Cali, while the pastusos will be local in Ipiales in front of the samarios. Millionaires depends on himself and a triumph for any marker will give him a ticket to the final. Pasture needs to win and Millionaires draw or lose. The tie is even useful to the people of Nariño if the Blues fall to America. “We are going to play the last game with the conviction of reaching the final. We know that it can be given, but before thinking about other results, we must first do our job and win, “said coach Alexis Garcia, of great campaign this semester with the Pasture.
The strategist added that “before America we knew how to handle the rhythm and impose the conditions. We knew we had to win and we had hierarchy to achieve it. This team is going through a great football and soul moment. ”
While Garcia looked satisfied at the press conference, the American helmsman, Jerson González, could not hide his bitterness. “It gives me great sadness to leave as I left today before a supporter who always supported me as a player,” he said of the insults and whistles he was targeted.
“I am a fan and I understand people. I have nothing to reproach the fans, they are hurt. We tried to do things well, take the team forward, but unfortunately it was not achieved, “he added.
Jorge Luis Pinto, the helmsman of Millonarios, assured for his part that “clearly we wanted the three points, everyone realized that we are looking for them, but getting an equal one helps us so that the classification depends on us, in our house and with our people”.
The Santander was optimistic and confident that their boys will ratify the good performance they have had in the tournament, in which they have achieved 50 of the 75 points they have played.