Nacional overcomes Cerro Largo 1-0 with a goal scored by G. Báez. HIGHLIGHTS

MONTEVIDEO. Nacional beats Cerro Largo 1-0 after G. Báez scored just 1 goal (32').

Nacional overcomes Cerro Largo 1-0 with a goal scored by G. Báez. HIGHLIGHTS

MONTEVIDEO. Nacional tops Cerro Largo 1-0 after G. Báez scored just 1 goal (32′). Nacional was definitely better in terms of ball possession (62%) and that was among the factors of its victory.​

C. Ebere squandered a penalty (90′) for Nacional.​

The match was played at the Estadio Gran Parque Central stadium in Montevideo on Saturday and it started at 6:00 pm local time.

Match Statistics​

  • ! 62 Ball Possession 38
Shots
  • 13 Total 4
  • 6 On Target 1
  • 7 Off Target 3
  • 0 Shots blocked 0
  • 141 Attack 109
  • 59 Dangerous attack 35
  • 0 Ball safe 0
  • 1 Penalties 0
  • 4 Corners 1
  • 3 Off Sides 1
Fouls
  • 13 Total 14
  • 7 Yellow Cards 3
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0

Ball possession

Nacional had a strong ball possession 62% while Cerro Largo was struggling with a 38% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

Nacional was putting more pressure with 59 dangerous attacks and 13 shots of which 6 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Nacional won the match​.

Nacional shot 13 times, 6 on target, 7 off target. Talking about the opposition, Cerro Largo shot 4 times, 1 on target, 3 off target.

Cards

Nacional received 9 yellow cards (J. Recoba, D. Zabala, E. Velázquez, D. Zabala, M. Pereyra, E. Velázquez, F. Romero, A. Castro and G. Báez). Regarding the opposition, Cerro Largo received 3 yellow cards (S. Sosa, R. Formento and B. Acosta).

Match Timeline

Mauricio Pereyra- Yellow
20'
Gabriel Báez(goal)R. Bentancourt
32'
37'
Sebastián Sosa- Yellow
Gabriel Báez- Yellow
40'
Franco Romero- Yellow
40'
53'
Briam Acosta- Yellow
46'
J. Coronel- sub ->H. Pereira
46'
Sergio Núñez- sub ->R. Rabino
Alexis Castro- Yellow
65'
Mateo Antoni- sub ->D. Polenta
55'
65'
Alan Di Pippa- sub ->B. Acosta
Christian Ebere- sub ->M. Pereyra
68'
Diego Zabala- sub ->R. Bentancourt
68'
75'
Rodrigo Formento- Yellow
Diego Zabala- Yellow
79'
Felipe Cairus- sub ->A. Castro
84'
Emiliano Velázquez- sub ->G. Báez
84'
Emiliano Velázquez- Yellow
85'
85'
Mauro Estol- sub ->S. Assis
Emiliano Velázquez- Yellow
85'
Christian Ebere- missed penaltyC. Ebere
90'
Diego Zabala- Yellow
90'

Standings

After this match, Nacional has 13 points to hold in the 4th place. Talking about the opposition, Cerro Largo will stays with 8 points like Racing and Danubio to sit in the 8th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Primera Division, Nacional will host Deportivo Maldonado on the 23rd of October with a 4-4 head to head record.

Nacional – Formation

Nacional
G
Ignacio Suárez 25.Uruguay
D
Franco Romero 5.Uruguay
40'
D
Gabriel Báez 11.Argentina
84' 40' Goals32'
D
Leandro Lozano 14.Uruguay
D
Diego Polenta  23.Uruguay
55'
M
Antonio Galeano 7.Paraguay
M
Mauricio Pereyra 10.Uruguay
68' 20'
M
Alexis Castro 16.Argentina
84' 65'
M
J. Recoba 18.Uruguay
M
L. Sanabria 26.Paraguay
M
F
68'
Substitutes
G
Facundo Machado 1.Uruguay
D
84' 85'
D
Rafael Haller 4.Uruguay
D
Mateo Antoni 13.Uruguay
55'
M
Felipe Cairus 6.Uruguay
84'
M
Gastón González 19.Argentina
M
Diego Zabala 22.Uruguay
68' 90'
M
T. Helguera 31.Uruguay
F
Federico Santander 29.Paraguay
F
Christian Ebere 30.Nigeria
68'

Nacional started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

The manager Álvaro Alexander Recoba Rivero decided to play with the following team: I. Suárez, L. Lozano, F. Romero, D. Polenta, G. Báez, L. Sanabria, A. Galeano, A. Castro, M. Pereyra, J. Recoba and R. Bentancourt.

The home team had on the bench: F. Machado, E. Velázquez, R. Haller, F. Cairus, M. Antoni, G. González, D. Zabala, F. Santander, C. Ebere and T. Helguera.

Substitutions

Nacional made 5 changes: D. Polenta for M. Antoni (55′), A. Castro for F. Cairus (84′), M. Pereyra for C. Ebere (68′), R. Bentancourt for D. Zabala (68′) and G. Báez for E. Velázquez (84′).

Cerro Largo – Formation

Cerro Largo
G
Rodrigo Formento 1.Uruguay
75'
D
Renzo Rabino 8.Uruguay
46'
D
Nahuel Furtado 13.Uruguay
D
Lucas Correa 14.Uruguay
D
Mauro Brasil  19.Uruguay
D
Enzo Castillo 23.Uruguay
M
Sebastián Assís 15.Uruguay
85'
M
Hamilton Pereira 21.Uruguay
46'
M
Briam Acosta 30.Uruguay
65' 53'
F
Hugo Silveira 9.Uruguay
F
Sebastián Sosa 10.Uruguay
37'
Substitutes
G
Gino Santilli 24.Argentina
D
Alan Di Pippa 5.Argentina
65'
D
Alan García 17.Uruguay
D
Nicolas Cabral 26.Argentina
D
A. Prado 2.Uruguay
M
Mauro Estol 7.Uruguay
85'
M
Gianlucca Fatecha 18.Paraguay
M
J. Coronel 20.Uruguay
46'
M
Luciano Cosentino 28.Uruguay
F
Sergio Núñez 11.Uruguay
46'

Cerro Largo started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).

Bruno Ramón Silva Barone played with: R. Formento, N. Furtado, M. Brasil, L. Correa, E. Castillo, B. Acosta, S. Assis, H. Pereira, R. Rabino, S. Sosa and H. Silveira.

The following players were sitting on the bench: A. Di Pippa, M. Estol, S. Núñez, A. García, G. Fatecha, J. Coronel, G. Santilli, N. Cabral and L. Cosentino.

Substitutions

Cerro Largo made 4 changes: H. Pereira for J. Coronel (46′), R. Rabino for S. Núñez (46′), B. Acosta for A. Di Pippa (65′) and S. Assis for M. Estol (85′).

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Primera Division.​