Cerro Largo 1-0 Defensor Sporting: prevails over 1-0 with a late goal scored by A. Moreira

MONTEVIDEO. Cerro Largo snatched a late win Defensor Sporting 1-0 after A. Moreira scored a penalty (90').


MONTEVIDEO. Cerro Largo snatched a late win Defensor Sporting 1-0 after A. Moreira scored a penalty (90′). Defensor Sporting lost this match even if it was superior in terms of ball possession (60%).

The match was played at the Estadio Luis Franzini stadium in Montevideo on Thursday and it started at 8:15 pm local time. The weather was clear. The temperature was cold around 14.7 degrees Celsius or 58.51 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 83%.​

Match Statistics

Defensor Sporting was in firm control of the ball 60% while Cerro Largo was struggling with a 40% ball possession.

Defensor Sporting was more aggressive with 99 dangerous attacks and 9 shots of which 2 were on target. Even so, Cerro Largo found a way to find the solution to win this encounter.​

Defensor Sporting shot 9 times, 2 on target, 7 off target. On the other side, Cerro Largo shot 7 times, 1 on target, 6 off target.


No yellow cards were issued to Defensor Sporting. On the opposite side, Cerro Largo received 3 yellow cards (R. Garcia, M. Gianoli and L. Alvarez).

After playing this match, Defensor Sporting will stay with 20 points to stay in the 10th place. On the opposite side, Cerro Largo will have 12 points to stay in the 14th place.

Match Events

  • 3'

    R. Garcia

  • 44'

    M. Gianoli

    B. Bentaberry

  • 46'

    C. Tizon

    N. Silva

  • 46'

    A. Moreira

    L. Franco

  • 53'

    M. Gianoli

  • 65'

    A. Lima

    E. Villar

  • 70'

    A. Ferrari

    L. de los Santos

  • 71'

    A. Duarte

    A. Ocampo

  • 80'

    A. Navarro

    M. Abaldo

  • 84'

    L. Alvarez

  • 90'

    A. Moreira (Penalty)

  • 90'

    B. Barone

    A. Moreira

Next match

In the upcoming Primera Division match, Defensor Sporting will play away with Fénix on the 20th of September with a 16-9 head to head record in favor of Defensor Sporting (3 draws).

Cerro Largo will host Albion on the 18th of September with a 1-0 head to head statistic in favor of Albion (0 draws).

Defensor Sporting: Formation and Lineups

The manager Marcelo Fabián Méndez Russo chose to play with the following team: Nicolás Rossi, Alan Matturro, Agustin Sant’Anna, Renzo Rabino, Facundo Mallo, Agustín Ocampo, Fernando Elizari, Gonzalo Freitas, Lucas Paul De los Santos, Adrián Balboa and Matias Abaldo.


Defensor Sporting made 3 changes: L. de los Santos for A. Ferrari (70′), A. Ocampo for A. Duarte (71′) and M. Abaldo for A. Navarro (80′).

Cerro Largo: Formation and Lineups

On the opposite side, Mario Daniel Saralegui Iriarte played with: Lucero Alvarez, Rafael García, Guillermo Duhalde, Bryan Bentaberry, Lucas Morales, Andrés Romero, Nicolás Silva, Marcos Enrique, Augusto Max, Robert Ergas and Luca Franco.


Cerro Largo made 5 changes: B. Bentaberry for M. Gianoli (44′), N. Silva for C. Tizon (46′), L. Franco for A. Moreira (46′), E. Villar for A. Lima (65′) and A. Moreira for B. Barone (90′).

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