University of Sports was measured as a visitor against goias from brazil in a duel valid for date 4 of group G of the South American Cup 2023. From the beginning, the ‘creams’ They advanced their lines and went in search of victory with individual attacks that did not cause much danger. For their part, the hosts were cautious when passing the ball, waiting for the right moment to hurt their rival. However, in an individual play, Andy Pole received a slap that was barely penalized with a yellow card, causing the fury of Jorge Fossati.
This action took place 15 minutes into the first half. Those led by Emerson Ávila seized the ball and came out playing from the bottom. Bruno Melo started from the left and played with Willian Oliveirawhich in turn downloaded fast with Philipwho went back a few meters to organize the strategy and sent a change of orientation to the right where Edu was.
The defender leaned on oliveirawho immediately launched a pitch to the left wing, trying to locate Hugo. However, the winger of the ‘OR’ He intercepted in a great way and took the ball. Andy Pole took advantage of the fact that there was no opponent in front of him and dived into space, although Ze Ricardo he got in the way and put his hand on his chest roughly in what was a strong foul.
The Peruvian was left lying on the grass complaining about that blow, while a group of players from academic they turned to the referee Guillermo Guerrero, who only showed the yellow card to the Brazilian midfielder. The discontent on the part of the national team could be appreciated, since they did not understand that it was only a yellow card and not a direct red card due to the vehemence of the action.
Aldo Corzo, Matías Di Benedetto, Williams Riveros and Martín Pérez Guedes were not the only ones who complained to the main judge about his decision. The technician of academic, Jorge Fossatiwas captured by the cameras of the transmission, first giving instructions to Alex Valera about specific plays in the game, but also gesturing angrily towards the referee, implying that it was a violent action by Ze Ricardowhich required to be expelled.
The truth is that the Uruguayan coach usually lives every game of the team ‘cream’ effusively. Both in the goal celebrations of his footballers, and in specific events in which he provides instructions and / or disapproves of referee decisions.
Since Jorge Fossati took over as technical director of academicone of the players who strengthened has been Andy Pole. He stopped using it as a net right winger, to become a winger on that flank, but with greater defensive responsibilities.
Likewise, the ‘Jewel’ he has gained confidence to join the attack, being a crucial element through his seven assists and one goal in 17 games played.
academic started off on the right foot South American Cup 2023. First surpassed scientist in the phase prior to a single match and then, in the group phase, he made his debut with a win on the road against Gymnastics and Fencing La Plata of Argentina. With high morale, he received goias from brazil and, after trailing 2-0, they drew 2-2.
Finally, the ‘You meringues’ beat Santa Fe of Colombia at the Monumental stadium by a score of 2-0, so they await a win on the road against Goiás to climb to first place in their group.
Santa Fe vs Universitario (9:00 p.m. / Thursday, June 8 / ‘El Campín’ stadium in Bogotá)
Universitario vs Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata (9:00 p.m. / Wednesday, June 28 / Monumental Stadium)