The Professional League began its date 22 with a key commitment for the definition of the tournament. Cordoba workshops, that he had a need to win to keep his mathematical probabilities intact, lost 5-2 to Gimnasia La Plata at Forest for the goals of Johan Chickadee (7′PT), Eric Ramírez (38′PT), Luis Miguel Rodríguez (10′ST), Luke Licht (31′ST) and Brahian German (46′ST), these last two of penal; Francisco Gerometta, against, (8′ST) and Juan Cruz Komar (17′ST), discounted the para T. The referee was Leandro Rey Hilfer and televised TNT Sports.
In this way, celebrates River Plate, which with four games to play takes nine points of difference at the top to the T and He can shout champion if this Thursday he draws with Racing Club in the classic that will be played at the Monumental stadium.
For its part, Gimnasia accumulates five wins in its last seven presentations, ascends several positions in the championship and is expectant in the bid to get a ticket to an international competition. In the accumulated, the Wolf has 49 units and equaled the Defense and Justice line, last classified to the next South American Cup for best goal difference. Racing appears in the middle, with 47.
The game started with great dynamics and the first dangerous play was for Talleres at minute of play with a great save from Nery Laws. However, the one that took advantage was Gymnastics through Johan Carbonero. The Colombian converted after a very well elaborated stopped ball play and perfectly executed by Pulga Rodríguez, who surprised the visiting defense and placed the ball in the penalty spot, aware that his mark is carried behind the crescent. There Carbonero appeared to anticipate everyone filling their mouths with a goal.
Workshops responded quickly and had two chances. First with Diego Valoyes, who endured at sheer power and finished off goalkeeper Rodrigo Rey, who was able to block the shot. And then through Michael Saints, who benefited from the sole neglect of the local defense and tested over the archer that nothing could do. The Wolf brought danger again when he had a free kick in favor and Pulga Rodríguez shot very close of the right stick.
After a period of game in which they divided the possession of the ball, Gymnastics came to second goal: after a bad start in defense of workshops, Pulga Rodríguez took charge of the counterattack and while he threatened to enable the left, he did it to the right. There Eric Ramírez appeared at full speed to finish first and capture the rebound later to turn and unleash madness in the Forest.
Gymnastics was practical, controlled the game and did not need a high percentage of ball possession to leave at halftime with a deserved 2-0 for the clearer situations he had.
The complement started with a lot of action and two goals in ten minutes. First was Workshops the fact that converted with a little fortune, for him goal against your own fence Francisco Gerometta, at 8 ′. However, the illusion of the people of Cordoba lasted just 60 seconds since of backlash gymnastics He returned to take distance in the scoreboard with a goal from Flea Rodriguez, the best player of the match.
The Cordovan cast was not resigned and it was in search of the so much that it returns to put it in party. He did it at 17 ‘thanks to a superb header from Juan Cruz Komar. In these moments of the game, the T found the best of his game which led him to be a great protagonist of the championship. Although again that intention of going with everything in search of the tie, played a trick on him for the gymnastics kickback which ended with an auction of Chickadee blocked by goalkeeper Guido Herrera and with a Pulga Rodríguez defining incredibly deviated from above.
With no other alternative, Talleres released his sides, advanced lines and kept trying, exposing himself to the very well executed counterattacks by the Wolf. In one of those dangerous actions, the recent admitted Rodrigo Holgado hit the bottom, hooked Herrera and received a clear penalty, that later turned in a perfect way Lucas Licht. Although there were fifteen minutes to go, it was a blow to the T that every time he threatened to react, he received goals and it was all disappointment. The last goal was missed, also from a penalty with time expired, from other great figures of the afternoon, Brahian German.
As a result of his equality against Vélez last day, the T, which has a total of 40 units, continues to nine of the leader River Plate, who must play four games. For that reason, if he Millionaire tie in the Monumental this Thursday against Racing Club champion will be crowned.
On the other hand, those led by Alexander Medina also had to add to remain firm in the Copa Libertadores zone. In the Annual Table they have 60 points, two more than Boca Juniors, their most immediate pursuer, who will be able to overcome it if tomorrow they beat Independiente in Avellaneda. It is worth remembering that Cordoba also have another chance to qualify, since they are in the semifinals of the Argentine Cup (they will face each other on December 1). Students and Lanús appear further back, both with 54.
Gymnastics and Fencing La Plata: Rodrigo Rey; Francisco Gerometta, Leonardo Morales, Germán Guiffrey, Lucas Licht; Manuel Insaurralde, Nery Leyes, Brahian Alemán and Johan Carbonero; Luis Rodríguez and Eric Ramírez. DT: Nestor Gorosito.
Córdoba workshops: Guido Herrera; Nahuel Tenaglia, Juan Cruz Komar, Rafael Pérez, Enzo Díaz; Francis MacAllister, Rodrigo Villagra; Diego Valoyes, Héctor Fértoli, Carlos Auzqui; and Michael Santos. DT: Alexander Medina.
Stadium: Juan Carmelo Zerillo
Referee: Leandro Rey Hilfer
Television: TNT Sports