U-23 Vinotinto will face Colombia in a tough match, which they must win to keep their hopes of qualification alive, and sports specialists will bring you the incidents of that match through this platform.
Although they are without Kevin Kelsy (injury) and Frankarlos Benítez, who did not line up from the start, they hope their talented wingers can make the difference against the coffee growers.
In the first moments of change, the native players of the country are unbalanced, but they do not clearly achieve the opposite goal.
In the first half hour of the match, it was an even duel, where the coffee attack was led by the skilled Brahian Palacios, and for Vinotinto, the one who created the most actions was David Martínez. However, there is no real risk play in any arc so far.
Ricardo Valiño’s team took the lead in the 33rd minute, thanks to a header from Jovanny Bolívar after a corner kick that “Joya” got.
The rest of the first half was at a slightly higher pace, but no more points. Therefore, Venezuela goes into the break after winning the minimum.
In the complement, these two teams fought mainly in the midfield, and the Creoles tried to suggest in search of the second goal.
Nelson Quiñónez came in to replace Juan Castilla.
Emerson Ruíz entered Venezuela to replace José Riasco.
Matías Lacava arrived and replaced David Martínez.
Alejandro García and Juan Mosquera came on for Colombia, replacing Devan Tanton and Josen Escobar.
Jesús Paz replaced Carlos Faya at Vinotinto.
Jimer Fory replaces Samuel Velásquez on the coffee team.
Cololmbia threatened to equalize the actions in the end; however, the Creoles knew how to control the advantage, got the victory, and remained with the possibility of qualifying for the next round.
Colombia 0-1 Venezuela
The game is over.