For the semifinal 2 of the CONCACAF tournament – Scotiabank Concacaf League 2022, Alajuelense scored, as a visitor, a 3-0 win over Real España. The goals for the visitor were scored by Freddy Góndola (11′ 1T), Johan Venegas (13′ 2T) and Celso Borges (15′ 2T).
The best player of the match was Leonel Moreira. The Alajuelense goalkeeper excelled by saving 5 shots and making 10 correct passes.
Giancarlo González was also key. The Alajuelense defender had a good level for taking 2 balls and clearing 12 dangerous balls.
It was a game with many frictions due to the infractions committed in the open field. There were a large number of cautioned: Aubrey David, Kevin Álvarez, Jhow Benavídez, Carlos Bernardez, Junior Lacayo, Giancarlo González and Bernald Alfaro.
The coach of Real España, Héctor Vargas, proposed a 4-4-2 formation with Luis López in goal; Kevin Álvarez, Heyreel Saravia, Getsel Montes and Franklin Flores on the defensive line; Junior Lacayo, Mayron Flores, Luis Garrido and Jhow Benavídez in the middle; and Carlos Bernardez and Ramiro Rocca in attack.
For its part, Fabián Coito’s team took the field with a 4-5-1 scheme with Leonel Moreira under the three sticks; Ian Smith, Giancarlo González, Alexis Gamboa and Aubrey David in defense; Carlos Mora, Celso Borges, José Cubero, Freddy Góndola and Alexander López in midfield; and Johan Venegas up front.
The referee César Ramos Palazuelos was in charge of supervising the game at the Francisco Morazán stadium.
Alajuelense is practically in the CONCACAF Final – Scotiabank Concacaf League 2022 and Real España has the difficult mission of winning the second leg by a wide difference, next Tuesday, October 11.
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