MONTEVIDEO. Liverpool defeats Torque 1-0 after scored just 1 goal (90′). Torque lost this match even if it was better in terms of ball possession (57%).
The match was played at the Estadio Belvedere stadium in Montevideo on Saturday and it started at 9:45 am local time.
Torque was in firm control of the ball 57% while Liverpool was struggling with a 43% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Torque was more pushing with 73 dangerous attacks and 6 shots of which 1 were on target. Nonetheless, Liverpool succeeded in find the solution to win this encounter.
Liverpool shot 4 times, 1 on target, 3 off target. On the opposite side, Torque shot 6 times, 1 on target, 6 off target.
Liverpool received 6 yellow cards (G. Nápoli, Miguel Samudio, Juan Izquierdo, Gonzalo Pérez, Maicol Cabrera and Matias Silva). Talking about the opposition, Torque received 2 yellow cards (H. Petryk and Oscar Salomón).
After playing this contest, Liverpool will have 9 points like Danubio, Defensor Sporting, Wanderers and Deportivo Maldonado to hold in the 9th place. Talking about the opposition, Torque will stay with 6 points like Racing to sit in the 11th place.
In the next match in the Primera Division, Liverpool will play away against River Plate on the 12th of May with a 16-14 head to head record in favor of Liverpool (6 draws).
Torque will play away agasint Nacional on the 12th of May with a 7-1 head to head record in favor of Nacional (1 draw).
Liverpool – Formation
Liverpool started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
The manager Jorge Rodrigo Bava decided to play with the following team: Sebastian Angel Britos, Gastón Martirena, Gonzalo Perez, Juan Izquierdo, Miguel Samudio, Gonzalo Nápoli, Fabricio Díaz, Marcelo Meli, Alan Medina, Maicol Cabrera and Rodrigo Rivero.
The home team had on the bench: Rafael Hornos, Mateo Antoni, Ignacio Rodríguez, Gervásio Olivera, Kevin Amaro, Lucas Lemos, Matias Silva, Leandro Otormín, Renzo Machado and Lopez.
Liverpool made 4 changes: G. Martirena for Mateo Antoni Pavón (46′), Marcelo Meli for Lucas Lemos Mayuncaldi (68′), Rodrigo Rivero for Leandro Otormín Fumero (68′) and A. Medina for Renzo Neri Machado Pertusso (80′).
Torque – Formation
Torque started with a 3-4-1-2 line-up (3-4-1-2).
Ignacio Ithurralde Sáez played with: Gastón Guruceaga, Hernán Petrik, Joaquin Pereyra, Oscar Salomón, Maximiliano Villa, Lucas Rodríguez, Agustín Álvarez, Santiago Nicolas Costa, Tiago Palacios, Franco Nicola and Sebastián Guerrero.
These were the players on the bench: Gabriel Chocobar, Lucas Rodríguez, Álvaro Brun, Martín Rabuñal, Nicolás Siri, Sebastián Ribas, L. Viana, Cristopher Fiermarín, Lautaro Marco Spatz and Franco Pizzichillo.
Torque made 4 changes: Lucas Rodríguez Trezza for Álvaro Brun Martínez (84′), H. Petryk for Franco Pizzichillo Fernández (84′), S. Guerrero for Sebastián Ribas (84′) and S. Costa for Nicolás Hernán Siri Cagno (86′).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Primera Division.
- Liverpool – Torque – 1-0
- Peñarol – River Plate – 1-0
- Deportivo Maldonado – Nacional – 0-0