The red devils are waiting for their rival

The Santiago de Cuba team recently secured their place in the final of the 107th Apertura Tournament. The Cuban National Football League, after an extreme draw with a team from Guantanamo, was very close to winning a ticket to the final match.

Last Wednesday at Antonio Maceo’s headquarters, the Red Devils had to turn to epic to repeat their run to the final as the visitors made things difficult for them in the 81st minute when Alexei “El loco” Suaznabar outmaneuvered the opposition. Guazo and momentarily made them dream of a title fight.

With little time left on the clock, the indomitable troops tried to equalize in every possible way until a corner and follow-up kick from Eric Rizo, the great hero of the day in Santiago, followed.

With this result, the monarchs of the past Apertura scored 14 points, the same as the Titans, although they kept the lead thanks to better goal difference.

Meanwhile, those from the east were left with a consolation prize, which means playing into the next Clausura, where the team from Holguín also qualified for Group B, which ended with 13 units after beating Granma at least.

The next positions in the Eastern classification were taken by representatives of Camagüey (12), Granma (9), Ciego de Avila (7), Sancti Spiritus (7) and Las Tunas (2), the latter was a Big disappointment for this. region.

Meanwhile, in group A, the situation has become more complicated and it is not yet known how the film will end.

The thing is that on the last date, Cienfuegos beat Matanzas 2-0 and sent them to third place. Meanwhile, Havana beat Isla de la Juventud 4-0 and managed to keep hope alive.

Now the Lions have 17 stripes and the Mariners have 16, numbers that are convenient for the capital at the moment. However, the southern group still has to play the upcoming match against the Pineros, where there will be enough draw to take the top spot and become Santiago’s rivals.

Source: Juventud Rebelde


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