(EFE) – A goal by César Florentín at 23 minutes and another by Gabriel Hauche in minute 51 were enough for Argentinos Juniors to prevail in Santiago de Chile 2-0, certifying with 6 points out of 6 possible their dominance in Group F of the Copa Libertadores and leave the Catholic University in crisis.
The Argentine team is chased by two units by Atlético Nacional, which on Wednesday beat a 4-4 against Uruguayan Nacional, third in the standings with one.
The San Carlos de Apoquindo Stadium was a comfortable setting for the visitors, who needed 23 minutes to show their superiority.
A deep pass filtered by forward Hauche reached Jonathan Sandoval, who crossed to Gabriel Floretín. He defined crossed and without problems before the goalkeeper Matías Dituro.
El Bicho, who was dedicated to pressing for much of the game, put the finishing touch at the beginning of the second half, in the 51st minute, with a header from the striker Hauche that capped a good play made from the left wing.
The locals could not find their game throughout the game. With very few individual lights, those led by Uruguayan Gustavo Poyet were disoriented and unable to resolve the intensity of the brand displayed by the Argentine team.
The midfielder Luciano Aued, one of the main engines of the crossed team, had many difficulties to generate offensive game, and feed a lonely Fernando Zampedri.
The striker had very few chances in the area and was never able to bother goalkeeper Lucas Chávez.
The squad led by Diego Milito knew how to manage the different moments of the game well, combining pressure at the opponent’s exit with the necessary pauses to find the offensive spaces and give depth to their attacks.