BUENOS AIRES. Atlético Tucumán defeats Vélez Sarsfield 1-0 after M. V. scored just 1 goal (18′). Vélez Sarsfield was much superior in terms of ball possession (68%).
The match was played at the Estadio José Amalfitani stadium in Buenos Aires on Saturday and it started at 6:00 pm local time. The referee was Yael Falcón Pérez who had the assistance of Miguel Savorani and Hugo Páez. The 4th official was Ariel Suárez. The weather was clear. The temperature was cold at 10.4 degrees Celsius or 50.74 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 55%.
Vélez Sarsfield had a superior ball possession 68% while Atlético Tucumán was struggling with a 32% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Vélez Sarsfield was putting more pressure with 52 dangerous attacks and 10 shots of which 1 were on target. Even so, Atlético Tucumán found a way to find the solution to win this match.
Vélez Sarsfield shot 10 times, 1 on target, 9 off target. Regarding the opposition, Atlético Tucumán shot 13 times, 5 on target, 8 off target.
Vélez Sarsfield received 4 yellow cards (S. Caseres, J. I. Florentin Bobadilla, E. Insua and M. Brizuela). On the other side, Atlético Tucumán received 2 yellow cards (J. Sandoval and J. Pereyra).
After this contest, Vélez Sarsfield will stay with 18 points like Huracán to hold in the 12th place. Talking about the opposition, Atlético Tucumán will have 11 points like Talleres Córdoba to hold in the 21st place.
In the next match in the Superliga, Vélez Sarsfield will host Central Cordoba SdE on the 13th of September with a 2-1 head to head record in favor of Vélez Sarsfield (1 draw).
Atlético Tucumán will host Talleres Córdoba on the 13th of September with a 4-2 head to head stats in favor of Talleres Córdoba (2 draws).
Vélez Sarsfield – Formation
Vélez Sarsfield started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
The manager Alexander Jesús Medina Reobasco decided to play with the following team: .
Vélez Sarsfield made 5 changes: A. Osorio for W. Bou (57′), G. Prestianni for L. Janson (57′), J. I. Florentin Bobadilla for M. Perrone (57′), J. Sonora for L. Pratto (67′) and J. Fernandez for L. Orellano (76′).
Atlético Tucumán – Formation
Atlético Tucumán started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).
Lucas Pusineri played with: .
Atlético Tucumán could not rely on the presence of M. Garay (injured) and F. Di Franco (injured).
Atlético Tucumán made 4 changes: J. Sandoval for M. Garay (45′), R. Ruiz Rodriguez for F. Di Franco (58′), J. Pereyra for A. Balanta (89′) and A. Lotti for I. M. Puch (89′).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Superliga.