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Thursday 29 of September 2022

With a brace from Nico Ibañez, the Tuzos defeat Atlético de San Luis


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The night was for the former player of the Potosí team, who scored both goals in the Matchday 1 match of the Clausura 2022 tournament

The Tuzos del Pachuca open the activity of Day 1 of the Clausura 2022 tournament with victory against Atlético de San Luis at the Alfonso Lastras stadium, adding their first three points against a team from Potosí that tried by all means to reverse the adverse score but could not break the nets of Oscar Ustari.

The night was for former San Luis player Nicolás Ibañez who scored two goals against his former team. For his part, the 38-year-old soccer player, Rubens Sambueza, who despite the passing of the years showed what he is made of, in a duel against the “Bella Airosa” team that began with great intensity, since from the first five minutes The Argentine player showed his quality on the field of play by filtering a ball that passed close to the rival goal.

But the Tuzos did not shrink and at minute 11 they continued to set the conditions at the Alfonso Lastras, a question that Germán Berterame was able to answer at 26 ‘when a very clear scoring play was lost and that unfortunately for the locals they were unable to capitalize on, immediately the The team led by Guillermo Almada responded with a kick from Romario Ibarra, after being in front of the goal that crashed into the crossbar.

At minute 39 ‘the Tuzos knocked on the potosinos’ door again, but Barovero knew how to respond in time, an issue that made Marcelo Méndez’s team feel more pressure and at 44 ‘Sambueza was reprimanded for the claims he made towards the whistling Oscar Macías Romo, after fighting for the ball with great intensity and thus went to rest.

Already for the complement, Nicolás Ibañez scored the first goal of the Clausura 2022 tournament at minute 59, after pushing the ball in the small area to a pass from Víctor Guzmán on the right side, 17 minutes later Rubens Sambueza left the pitch with obvious discomfort muscular that left the 76 minutes of intensity that he experienced with his new club.

The team from Hidalgo continued trying to increase the advantage against Atlético San Luis, with a dangerous play in the 84th minute, the goalkeeper from Potosí with his nails deflected Erick Sánchez’s shot and the visitors are left with the desire to score their second goal, but this changed just 10 minutes later, when the Mexican whistler scored a penalty in favor of the Tuzos that the “Toro” charged in a spectacular way marking the final 2-0.