Liga 1 2024 got off to a great start for the current Peruvian football champions. The Mansiche Stadium was ablaze with cream following Universitario de Deportes' 4-0 win over Carlos Mannucci on matchday one Opening tournament.
Those led by Fabian Bustos It took them just five minutes to decide the tie after Pablo Míguez caused a foul on Edison Flores in the Carlist area. Referee Diego Haro immediately awarded a penalty and Diego Dorregaray was responsible for the successful twelve-step decision.
The team led by Franco Navarro continued to advance and created several chances in Sebastián Britos' goal, but the Uruguayan goalkeeper showed his skills by parrying every ball that came his way.
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The Creams began to gain ground again and in the 38th minute Edison Flores appeared to extend the U's lead with a great goal. After a great save from Concha, Orejas scored via Manuel Heredia.
There was no shortage of goals in the supplement. In the 68th minute, Andy Polo received a pass from Flores and after entering the penalty area, he surprised with a left-footed shot into the corner, which triggered the euphoria of the Cream assistants in the Mansiche.
The current sovereign of national football would have one last joy to give in this game, because at 76' Horacio Calcaterra He took advantage of a mistake from Heredia to chest the ball down, sealing a massive win for Universitario.
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“All of our colleagues did a good job. At times we were more, but our rivals also had dangerous situations. We have to correct that,” explained Flores, who is considered the best player in the game.
With this result, the Ate team is at the top of the table with a favorable goal difference, while Carlos Mannucci is last along with ADT de Tarma, which also has a negative record of four points.
For the next day of the Apertura tournament: University of Sports He will look to continue the same path when he faces Atlético Grau at the Monumental Stadium this Saturday. On the other hand, the Carlist team will try to wash its face on the same day against Unión Comercio at the Carlos Vidaurre Municipal Stadium in Tarapoto.