Goal by Hernán Barcos for the 2-0 in Alianza Lima vs. Municipal for League 1

The Argentine forward put the second of his team against the ‘ediles’ for the Closing Tournament. (Video: GOLPERU).

Alianza Lima prevailed as local to Deportivo Municipal in a duel valid for day 15 of the Closing Tournament of the League 1 2022. The homeowners began the contest with great intensity and with the clear intention of going in search of the three points against a team that opted for calm and possession of the ball to make the rival uncomfortable, although this did not bear fruit. In fact, they were the ‘blue and white’ those who got ahead on the scoreboard through Arley Rodríguez, although later Hernan Barcos stretched the advantage and put the second with a definition of international category.

This action happened at 39 minutes of the first half. The team led by Guillermo Salas had settled in the contest after the Colombian’s target, so they found more space to penetrate them and increase the score. It was like that Paul Lavender he was able to steal a ball in the rival field and quickly executed an attack for his team.

The Uruguayan midfielder, who was restless and very mobile up to that moment, put in a filtered pass between the center backs of the ‘Stripe’for the Argentine striker to run into space and, after gaining position, he controlled the ball with his right leg and with his left he made a great execution with a spike that goalkeeper Diego Melián could not save and, in this way, place the 2-0.

Hernán Barcos kissed the Alianza Lima shield after marking Deportivo Municipal.  (Club Alliance Lima)
Hernán Barcos kissed the Alianza Lima shield after marking Deportivo Municipal. (Club Alliance Lima)

With this score, Alianza Lima could manage the game with a greater dose of confidence, taking into account that he plays in front of his fans at the Alejandro Villanueva stadium. In this sense, it is important to mention that the team ‘Victorian’ He is one of those who remains in the fight for the Closing Tournament. And it is that if they win against Deportivo Municipal, they will have a living chance of fighting for that contest, since they would be in the second box with 30 points, two less than the leader Sporting Cristal and that they have been even in their performance throughout the championship.

With both before ‘Academy’, Hernán Barcos reached number 15 in the current edition of Liga 1 2022. His previous victims were Carlos A. Mannucci, Alianza Atlético, UTC (x2), Universitario de Deportes, Universidad San Martín, Universidad César Vallejo (x2), Deportivo Municipal (in Villa El Salvador), Ayacucho FC, Sport Boys, Carlos Stein ( x2) and Melgar. All achieved in 27 games played.

In this way, he surpassed the 10 goals he converted last year in 28 appearances. On that occasion, it was his first season and he had a greater sacrifice in terms of the defensive facet. However, in the current campaign he has played more advanced and has been more fed in attack.


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