Nacional and Emelec tied 1-1 in their duel corresponding to date 6 of the Ecuador – Liga Pro 2023 tournament.
The local team began winning with a goal from Maicon Solís in the 1st minute of the first half, while through Miller Bolaños the visitor equalized the match in the 78th minute of the complementary stage.
In the 33rd minute of the second stage, Miller Bolaños raised Emelec’s spirits and won all the applause. After receiving an assist from Samuel Sosa, the forward placed it to the right post and down. Impossible for the archer!
Angel Quiñónez had the opportunity to increase the difference, but the post denied him the goal cry at 64 minutes of the second stage.
The figure of the party was Miller Bolaños. The Emelec forward showed his best level by scoring 1 goal.
Maicon Solís also played a good game. The El Nacional midfielder scored 1 goal and looked for the opposite goal with 2 shots.
A high foul rate constantly slowed down the game on the court. There were a large number of reprimands: Madison Julio, Jorge Ordóñez, Cristhian Valencia, Samuel Sosa, Eber Caicedo, Jhonnier Chalá, Miller Bolaños, Jerry Parrales and Michael Carcelén. He was sent off for a direct red card, Luis Fernando León in the 87th minute of the second half.
El Nacional’s strategist, Éver Almeida, stopped the starting eleven with a 4-5-1 formation with David Cabezas in goal; Daniel Patiño, Jerry Parrales, Jhonnier Chalá and Orlin Quiñónez on the defensive line; Eddy Mejía, Madison Julio, Bryan Tana, Maicon Solís and Jorge Ordóñez in the middle; and Byron Palacios in attack.
For their part, those chosen by Hernán Torres took the field with a 4-5-1 formation with Pedro Ortiz between the three sticks; Romario Caicedo, Luis Fernando León, Bleiner David Agron and Jackson Rodríguez in defense; Joseph Espinoza, Cristhian Valencia, Edgar Lastre, Alexis Zapata and Aníbal Chalá in the midfield; and Bryan Angulo up front.
Luis Quiroz Prado was appointed as the main referee of the match at the Coloso de El Batán.
On the next day El Nacional will face Libertad as a visitor and Emelec will play the home game against Mushuc Runa.
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