The teams of Ecuador and Peru equaled 2-2 this Wednesday after a vigorous recovery by La Blanquirroja, who lost 2-0 in the first half and left a bad taste in the mouth for La Tri in the match of the fourth round of the Group B of the America Cup.
The match, which was played at the Pedro Ludovico Olympic Stadium in Goiania, left the Incas close to the standings with 4 points, the same for Colombia, which faces the favorite Brazil tonight, but with fewer goals in favor and that is second in the table.
The game was intense and disputed from the start.
Those led by Gustavo Alfaro took advantage thanks to an own goal by Renato Tapia in the 23rd minute.
By the end of the first half, in minute 47, Ayrton Preciado extended the score for La Tri by making it 2-0 after finding a ball inside the Peruvian area.
Preciado joins Ángel Romero and Eduardo Vargas at the top of the scorers, all with two scores to their credit.
With Ecuador mounted in the actions, the first stage ended when the referee Jesús Gil Manzano of Spain gave the final whistle.
For the second half, the team led by Ricardo Gareca went out with everything to look for the comeback. And he did it in just six minutes of intense attack.
In the 48th minute Gianluca Lapadula discounted after a great pass from Christian Cueva.
And in minute 54 André Carrillo converted the 2-2, after the qualification of Gianluca Lapadula.
Peru is third in the table with 4 points and will face Venezuela on the next day at the Mané Garrincha stadium in Brasilia, while Ecuador, with two units, will face Brazil in the Goiania Olympic, where their classification will be played , and Colombia will rest.