Independiente Medellin Defeats Atletico Nacional in Classic Match
Second Leg of Betplay-2 League Quadrangular Semifinals
Independiente Medellin emerged victorious against Atletico Nacional with a score of 2-1 in the classic match of the Betplay-2 League quadrangular semifinals.
The red team took the lead with an own goal by Sergio Mosquera in the 5th minute, followed by a goal from Brayan Leon in the 26th minute. Leon scored from the penalty spot after Joaquin Varela was fouled. The score was 2-0 in favor of Independiente Medellin.
Independiente Medellin dominated the game and their goalkeeper Harlen Castillo made several crucial saves to deny Atletico Nacional any goals.
Atletico Nacional faced early setbacks as Dorlan Pabon was sent off in the 22nd minute, following a decision by referee Wilmar Roldan. Diego Londono of Independiente Medellin was also later sent off with a double yellow card.
Atletico Nacional managed to score a consolation goal in injury time through Jader Gentil’s header from a corner kick.
This victory marks Independiente Medellin’s third consecutive win in the classic match, solidifying their position as the leader of Quadrangular B alongside Millonarios.
Minute 90+5: The match concludes at Atanasio Girardot Stadium with Independiente Medellin securing a 2-1 victory over Atletico Nacional. Sergio Mosquera (own goal) and Brayan Leon Muñiz scored for the red team, while Jader Gentil scored for the green team.
Minute 90+4: Jader Gentil scores a goal with a header from a corner kick, assisted by Neyder Moreno.
Minute 90+2: Juan Pablo Torres receives a yellow card for a foul on Luciano Pons.
Minute 90: Four minutes of additional time will be played at Atanasio Girardot Stadium. Neyder Moreno receives a yellow card for a foul without the ball against Jose Luis Chunga.
Minute 87: Robert Mejia commits a foul on Andres Ricaurte.
Minute 80: Substitution for Atletico Nacional. Oscar Perea is replaced by Jader Gentil.
Minute 76: Jefferson Duque receives a yellow card. He avoids a red card due to the field conditions caused by Emilio Aristizabal’s injury.
Minute 75: Brayan Leon and Yairo Moreno are substituted for Ibarguen and Monsalve.
Minute 73: Miguel Angel Monsalve and Andres Ibarguen are prepared to enter the field for Independiente Medellin.
Minute 70: Independiente Medellin launches a counterattack but fails to score.
Minute 69: Atletico Nacional creates a double scoring opportunity, but both shots are saved by Jose Luis Chunga and Ortiz.
Minute 67: Atletico Nacional makes a double substitution. Jhon Duque and Brahian Palacios are replaced by Juan Pablo Torres and Neyder Moreno.
Minute 66: Independiente Medellin gets another free kick opportunity, but Brayan Leon fails to convert it.