the Caracas, by Venezuela, started a difficult 1-1 draw dolphin, from Ecuador, which allows you to dream about the classification for the third stage of Copa Libertadoresif he wins in the second leg next week in the capital llanera.
The attacker Carlos Garcés overtook dolphin In 19 minutes and Leonardo Añor managed to tie in the minute 32 game played at Jocay Stadium, the port city blanket, in western Ecuador.
In addition to the tie, the measure will have great significance for the other leg in Caracas.
The Venezuelan team remained true to the suggestion of its coach San Clemente to make permanent attacks, which Delfin responded to with an order in his defense under the leadership of Paraguayan Williams Riveros.
dolphin found the starting formula at the sides with Pedro Pablo Perlaza and Giovanny Nazareno, supplemented by the attackers & # 39; La Tuka & # 39; Ordóñez and Garcés.
A very good passport from Argentine midfielder Sergio Lopez went hand in hand Garcés against the defense Rosmel Villanueva, who shot the attacker inside the area and Colombian judge Nicolás Gallo sanctioned a penalty; Garcés collected and scored in 19 minutes.
Caracas reacted and with an excellent shot from Añor, from about 25 meters, the ball was filtered through the top left corner of goalkeeper Pedro Ortiz in minute 32.
Between the goalkeeper Alain Baroja and the cross line removed the possibility of the goal of the local Lopez, who finished a direct free kick in the upper right corner, in a fantastic effort by both the striker and the goalkeeper, a minute 40.
Caracas came to the second half with more determination in search of victory, taking advantage of the speed, strength of their attackers and the spaces left by the local team.
Soccer performance of Caracas It was worth disturbing the team's upkeep, which was different to other games in the first phase, such as the one facing Paraguay, which eliminated it without major complications.
The entrance of the table Venezuelan It allowed him to keep the cetacean team away from his bow, which found no attack formulas to break the visitor's defensive system.
All attempts by the local coach, the Argentine Fabian Bustos, to cause variations in attacks that allowed his team to stay with the victory were left alone in the trials.
In the last action of the game, Caracas was rescued by a series of shots because their defense locks well to save the goal.