Mineirao should have decided the place in the Cup quarter-finals Editorsbut the Atletico MG He can deeply regret the 1-1 draw with Emelec tonight (28) at the Jorge Capuel Stadium in Guayaquil (EQU). Gallo had the chance to win in the 42nd minute of the second half, but Hulk saved Ortiz goalkeeper by missing the penalty that could give Alfinegro the victory.
In addition to the missed penalty, Atlético outnumbered Emelec. Despite midfielder Alan being sent off, 21 minutes into the final, the Brazilian team created the best chances, reinforcing the feeling that the end result could have been positive for Gallo.
As a result, Atletico need to beat Emlec next Tuesday (5), to advance to the Libertadores quarter-finals. Another draw takes the decision on penalties, while Emelec plays for a simple victory.
Who Worked Well: Ortiz
goalkeeper pedro Ortiz He was crucial in keeping Emelec alive in the dispute. He defended the ball head-on with the Hulk and then took the penalty kick from the Atlético striker.
Who was bad: Alan
In an attempt in which the offense went to Atletico, midfielder Alan fell out with Jackson Rodriguez and was sent off after a VAR review. The athlete actually fell elbow on the player of the Ecuadorean team. With red Allan, Galo played for over 20 minutes with one player less.
Atlético-MG match: kick to the chassis
Atlético-MG’s strategy in Ecuador was to try long balls with the Hulk, succeeding with a few shots. Including, in Alvenegro’s goal play, when the 7 shirt dominated Iverson’s throw and passed it to Nacho, who left Ademir free to score. Despite the technical superiority, Atlético chose to play on the counter-attack.
Atlético opened the scoring in the 15th minute of the first half, with striker Ademir. The Hulk, who controlled a ball thrown by goalkeeper Everson, also deserved to be high on quality. Gallo’s No. 7 pivot turned and passed to Nacho, who found Ademir alone, inside the area, to finish in the right corner of goalkeeper Ortiz. Emlec equalized a penalty kick, carried out by Captain Sebastian Rodriguez, in the 13th minute of the second half. The penalty kick was calculated after analysis by the video assistant referee technology, where an elbow appeared from the defender in the face of the Ecuadorian national team striker.
Scare at the end of the first half
With a more defensive position, Atlético played a game without fear. Until the 41st minute of the first half, when the defense made a mistake and left Jackson Rodriguez alone with Iverson, but fortunately for Gallo, the end was on the post.
A goal missed and a penalty kick for Emlik
Atlético managed to counterattack early in the second half and left Hulk Ademir alone, but the 19th jersey kicked goalkeeper Pedro Ortiz. But if the ball gets in, nothing counts. The origin of the move was Imlec’s penalty after analyzing the VAR. Nathan Silva hit his arm in the opponent’s face and the penalty was well marked.
Hulk misses a penalty
When everything was heading towards a tie, Atlético had a big chance with Hulk, who fell inside the area. But the owner of No. 7 Gallo missed the penalty kick, which was saved by goalkeeper Ortiz.
Emelec 1 x 1 Atletico-MG
Competition: Copa Libertadores – Round of 16 first leg
place: George Capwell, in Guayaquil (EQU)
date and time: June 28, 2022 at 7:15 pm (Brasilia time)
Rule: Fernando Rapallini (Argentina)
Auxiliaries: Juan Plati (Argentina) and Diego Bonfa (Argentina)
Video Assistant Referee: Johnny Bosio (Argentina)
yellow cards: Bruno Peyton, Eddie Guevara, Jackson Rodriguez, Arroyo and Marlon Mejia (EME); Nathan Silva (cam)
red card: Alan (Cam)
Objectives: Admir in the 15th minute of the first half. Sebastian Rodriguez, 13th minute of the second half
emilik: Pedro Ortiz, Brian Carabale, Marlon Mejia (Garces), Eddie Guevara, Jackson Rodriguez (Vera); Dixon Arroyo, Sebastian Rodriguez, Jose Cevallos (Romario Caicedo) and Alexis Zapata; Bruno Bitton and Alejandro Cabeza (Quiroga). Technical: Ismael Riscalvo
ATLETIC-MG: Iverson, Goga, Nathan Silva, Alonso and Guilherme Arana; Allan, Otavio, Robbins (River) and Nacho Fernandez (Caleb); Ademir (Vargas) and Hulk. Technical: Turki Mohammed
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