COLONIA DEL SACRAMENTO. Peñarol prevails over Plaza Colonia 1-0 after P. Ceppelini scored a penalty (19′). Peñarol capitalized on its better ball possession (60%).
The match was played at the Estadio Profesor Alberto Suppici stadium in Colonia del Sacramento on Friday and it started at 8:30 pm local time. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant at 15.5 degrees Celsius or 59.83 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 67%.
Peñarol had a superior ball possession 60% while Plaza Colonia was struggling with a 40% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Peñarol was more pushing with 61 dangerous attacks and 5 shots of which 1 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Peñarol won the match.
Plaza Colonia shot 4 times, 1 on target, 3 off target. Talking about the opposition, Peñarol shot 5 times, 1 on target, 4 off target.
Plaza Colonia received 3 yellow cards (F. Kidd, L. Suhr and N. Guirin). On the other side, Peñarol received 3 yellow cards (P. Ceppelini, M. Musto and I. Laquintana).
After this encounter, Plaza Colonia will stay with 8 points to hold in the 14th place. Regarding the opposition, Peñarol will have 22 points like Nacional to remain in the 3rd place.
In the next match in the Primera Division, Plaza Colonia will play away with Torque on the 23rd of May with a 2-1 head to head record in favor of Torque (2 draws).
Peñarol will host Cerro Largo on the 27th of May with a 12-2 head to head record in favor of Peñarol (4 draws).
Plaza Colonia – Formation
The manager Eduardo Fabián Espinel Porley decided to play with the following team: .
Plaza Colonia made 5 changes: A. Fernandez for E. Silveira (66′), E. Redin for S. Mederos (66′), R. Quintana for D. Bahia (66′), L. Suhr for E. F. Rodriguez Garcia (72′) and A. Perez for J. Mascia (82′).
Peñarol – Formation
José Mauricio Larriera Dibarboure played with: .
Peñarol made 5 changes: R. Arias for A. Da Silveira (66′), F. Carrizo for R. Bentancourt (75′), A. Alvarez for L. Viatri (75′), M. Aguirregaray for E. Busquets (75′) and R. A. Saravia Salvia for A. Alvarez Wallace (84′).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Primera Division.