The wait is over
The wait is over
After 86 days of the historic consecration of the Board of
at the Malvinas Argentinas stadium in Mendoza, the
returned this Tuesday with the beginning of the eleventh edition.
The Rojinegro, who descended to the First National, was precisely the protagonist of the opening match and responded: they beat
Gimnasia y Tiro de Salta
2-0 , from the Federal Tournament, to advance to the second round of the contest.
The match was played at the Brigadier General Estanislao López de Colón stadium in Santa Fe, near the city of Paraná, which caused a good number of fans from Entre Ríos, who ended up celebrating the classification, which makes them wait for the winner of the duel between Argentines Juniors and Deportivo Armenian.
There was a corridor of the footballers of the Salta team for those of the Board of Trustees, who went out on the pitch with the 2022 edition champion's trophy in the hands of captain
The responsibility of defending the title came with a profound renewal in the Board of Trustees.
Beyond the incentive that the historic opportunity to play in the
represents , the Patronato failed to support the champion coach
and neither did the backbone made up of
, who ended their respective loans.
The drop in category was a trigger that had a major weight in the decision and generated the replacement of pieces that caused the landing, on the substitute bench, of
Despite the changes, the 'Patron' was clearly dominant, with a lot of intensity, good rhythm and offensive power.
But he had to wait until the second half to break the tie, after wasting several dangerous situations.
A header from
, after a free kick from Valdez Chamorro that the entire team from Salta protested, made it 1-0 for "Patrón".
Then the one who expanded was
, capitalizing on a ball that had been loose in the area after bouncing off the crossbar.
For their part, Gimnasia y Tiro de Salta, fifth in the last North zone of the Federal Tournament, had the return as DT of
Rubén Darío Forestello
, who had led the team to the final for promotion in 2021 (they fell to Chaco For Ever). .
It was difficult for him to find the rhythm of the match and it was only after his rival's first goal that he began to dangerously approach the goal defended by Matías Budiño.
Patronato started winning and is in the round of 16, so it continues with the defense of the latent title.