The Búcaros and the Azules signed a draw without opening the scoring in the match corresponding to date 2 of Colombia – Liga BetPlay I 2024.
Although Bucaramanga settled with 61% possession, it could not tip the score in its favor.
Álvaro Montero was the figure of the match. The Millonarios goalkeeper was essential for saving 6 shots.
Aldair Quintana was also important. The Bucaramanga goalkeeper was essential for saving 4 shots and making 22 correct passes.
Midfielder Beckham Castro of Millonarios asked defender Aldair Gutiérrez of Bucaramanga to dance and hit him in the 41st minute of the first stage.
The match process was very close and intense, with more nerves than game. There were 2 reprimands: Jhon Largacha and Jorge Arias.
Bucaramanga’s technical director, Rafael Dudamel, proposed a 4-3-3 strategy with Aldair Quintana in goal; Aldair Gutiérrez, Jefferson Mena, Carlos Henao and Juan Mosquera on the defensive line; Aldair Zárate, Fabry Castro and Fredy Hinestroza in the middle; and Fabián Sambueza, Daniel Mosquera and Dairon Valencia in the attack.
For their part, those led by Alberto Gamero stood with a 4-5-1 formation with Álvaro Montero between the three sticks; Delvin Alfonzo, Andrés Llinás, Jorge Arias and Omar Bertel in defense; Daniel Giraldo, Larry Vásquez, Stiven Vega, Beckham Castro and Jhon Largacha in the midfield; and Leonardo Castro up front.
Referee Liz Suárez Tejada was selected to carry out the actions of the game.
On the next date the Búcaros will visit Jaguares and the Azules will play at home against Alianza FC at the Nemesio Camacho stadium.
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