As a local, CUBA defeated San Luis 32-12 in what was the first day of the URBA Top 12. The Villa de Mayo team led the entire match and took a great victory to start the contest in the best way.
The beginning of the meeting was blocked and without too many dangerous situations for either team. The emotions only arrived after half an hour, when after recovering the ball a few meters from his ingoal, Benito Ortíz de Rosas initiated CUBA’s counterattack, set the mark and downloaded to Benjamin Gutierrez, who with a field to run went straight to the flag and supported. At the end of the first half, Ortíz de Rosas would be the protagonist again, this time scoring his own try to stretch the lead to 10 in favor of the local team.
The second part of the game kept CUBA as the clear dominator. Again it was Benjamín Gutiérrez, this time through the penalty, who stretched the difference to 13 for the Villa de Mayo team. Then, a great robbery by Rafael Iriarte culminated in the try at the tip of Santiago Uriarte. At the same time, Felipe de la Vega supported under the sticks as a result of a great sleight of hand from CUBA.
However, San Luis did not sit idly by and managed to score on the scoreboard supporting the 61st minute from the hand of Thomas Quinones. Despite this, CUBA responded quickly and just 180 seconds later they returned to the 27 advantage with the conquest of Rafael Iriarte. About the end Mateo Calistro he discounted seven minutes from time but CUBA’s victory was almost consummated.
It was a comfortable victory for the local team that, once they managed to break the defensive lock of the Platenses, took over the game and took an extremely important victory, with a bonus point included, to start this new edition of URBA in the best way Top 12.