Lima Alliance vs Melgar. the ‘blue and whites’ will face the ‘domino’ team, today, Saturday, November 12, for the second leg of the League 1 Play Offs final at the Alejandro Villanueva stadium from 8:00 p.m. (Peru).
Lima Alliance Y Melgar disputed the first final of the Play Offs of the League 1 2022 for the definition of the national title last Wednesday, November 9. The club ‘red and black‘ beat the ‘intimate’ team 1-0 with a goal against defender Yordi Vílchez in the second half (75′) at the UNSA Monumental stadium in Arequipa.
The regulations of League 1 regarding the play-offs for the definition of the national title 2022 established the criteria for the third phase of the championship.
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In the final, two round-trip matches will be played, and the winner of the bracket will be the national champion. To determine the winner, first the points and/or results will be taken into account, then the goal difference and if the tie persists, the winner of the title will be decided with shots from the twelve steps. There is no away goal and no extra or extra time.
Goal and summary of Melgar’s 1-0 win against Alianza Lima
According to the foundations of league 1, after the victory in the first leg, Melgar He has an advantage with 3 points as a result of the victory, he has a goal in favor in the series (+1) and none against. While, alliance Lima has -1 on goal difference and zero points.
A) Yes, Alianza Lima needs to beat Melgar by two or more goals difference to reverse the key and become the Peruvian soccer champion of the 2022 season. For example, a victory by 2-0, 3-1, 4-2 or 5-3, and so on. In this way, each club will have a win for and a loss against, but the ‘blue and whites’ take advantage by reversing the goal difference.
Yes Alianza Lima wins by one goal of advantage in the revenge match in Matute will force the execution of the penalty shootout for the definition of the title. For example, a win 1-0, 2-1, 3-2 or 4-3, and so on. In this case, the key is equalized in the results and/or points and also in the goal difference.
On the contrary, if Alianza Lima draws or loses the second leg by any score, they will lose the title, while Melgar will be crowned champion in Matute.
Melgar reaches the rematch for the title after chaining three wins in a row in the Play Offs of League 1. In the semi-final they beat Cristal by a double 2-0 in the round-trip matches. Now, he beat Alianza Lima (1-0). The ‘rojinegros’ will play four games in 11 days.
Alianza Lima did not play the semifinal and reaches the final more rested because it qualified directly for this instance by winning the Closing Tournament and placing second in the Accumulated table. With the defeat, the ‘intimates’ broke the good streak of five wins in a row.