Tight victory for Colombia against Ecuador
This Monday, Colombia won Ecuador 1-0 in the match corresponding to date 3 of the CONMEBOL – Sub 20 Colombia 2023 tournament. The visit scored the only goal, which was against the match after 20 minutes of the first half, through of Luis Córdova, against.
Gilmar Napa was the figure of the party. The Ecuador goalkeeper was the protagonist against Colombia: he contained 8 shots.
Another relevant player in the match was Andrés Salazar. The Colombian defender was important for throwing 6 balls outside the danger area.
The match stood out for its intensity and the fouls committed during the match. There were several admonished: Miguel Monsalve, Davis Bautista, Oscar Cortés and Justin Cuero.
The technical director of Colombia, Héctor Cárdenas, proposed a 4-4-2 strategy with Luis Miguel Marquines in goal; Juan Mina, Kevin Mantilla, Fernando Álvarez and Andrés Salazar on the defensive line; Oscar Cortés, Jhojan Torres, Gustavo Puerta and Alexis Castillo in the middle; and Miguel Monsalve and Jorge Cabezas in attack.
For their part, those led by Jimmy Bran stopped with a 4-5-1 scheme with Gilmar Napa under the three sticks; Daniel De La Cruz, Luis Córdova, Davis Bautista and Yeltzin Erique in defense; Denil Castillo, Óscar Zambrano, Yaimar Medina, Patrickson Delgado and Alan Minda in midfield; and Justin Cuero up front.
The judge selected for the match at Campín was Cristián Garay.
Colombia will visit Brazil on the next day. Likewise, Ecuador will play at home against Venezuela.
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