Defensor Sporting 1-0 River Plate: prevails over 1-0 with a goal scored by A. Balboa

MONTEVIDEO. Defensor Sporting tops River Plate 1-0 after A. Balboa scored just 1 goal (42').

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MONTEVIDEO. Defensor Sporting overcomes River Plate 1-0 after A. Balboa scored just 1 goal (42′). River Plate lost this match even if it was superior in terms of ball possession (58%).

The match was played at the Parque Federico Omar Saroldi stadium in Montevideo on Sunday and it started at 10:00 am local time. The weather was clear. The temperature was cold around 13.1 degrees Celsius or 55.51 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 54%.​

Match Statistics

River Plate was in firm control of the ball 58% while Defensor Sporting was struggling with a 42% ball possession.

River Plate was more aggressive with 71 dangerous attacks and 8 shots of which 1 were on target. Notwithstanding, Defensor Sporting managed to find the solution to win this match.​

River Plate shot 8 times, 1 on target, 7 off target. On the other side, Defensor Sporting shot 8 times, 5 on target, 3 off target.

Cards

River Plate received 2 yellow cards (M. Montiel and G. Viera). On the other side, Defensor Sporting received 4 yellow cards (G. Freitas, A. Balboa, A. Sant’Anna and G. Camargo).

After playing this encounter, River Plate will stay with 21 points like Wanderers to stay in the 8th place. On the other side, Defensor Sporting will have 20 points to stay in the 10th place.

Match Events

  • 19'
    19'

    G. Freitas

  • 23'
    23'

    A. Matturro Romero

    M. Rocha

  • 33'
    33'

    M. Montiel

  • 42'
    42'

    A. Balboa

  • 42'
    42'

    A. Balboa

  • 46'
    46'

    G. Camargo

  • 45'
    45'

    A. Sant\'Anna

  • 45'
    45'

    G. Viera

  • 45'
    45'

    N. Sosa

  • 60'
    60'

    N. Sosa

    P. Lopez

  • 61'
    61'

    M. Alfonso

    M. Montiel

  • 61'
    61'

    G. Castro

    J. Urretaviscaya

  • 79'
    79'

    J. Lavega

    M. Ocampo

  • 81'
    81'

    A. Duarte

    M. Abaldo

  • 81'
    81'

    F. Bernal

    L. De los Santos

  • 86'
    86'

    M. Alfonso

  • 88'
    88'

    S. Scotto

    A. Ocampo

  • 88'
    88'

    A. Quintana

    F. Elizari

  • 90'
    90'

    V. Adamo

    W. Clar

  • 90'
    90'

    G. Camargo

  • 90'
    90'

    N. Rossi

Next match

In the upcoming Primera Division match, River Plate will play away against Albion on the 14th of September with a 1-0 head to head stats in favor of River Plate (0 draws).

Defensor Sporting will host Cerro Largo on the 15th of September with a 10-2 head to head record in favor of Defensor Sporting (4 draws).

River Plate: Formation and Lineups

River Plate started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

The manager Gustavo Díaz Domínguez chose to play with the following team: Salvador Ichazo, Maxi Pereira, Santiago Brunelli, Horacio Salaberry, Walter Clar, Marcos Montiel, Ramiro Cristobal, Matias Ocampo, Pablo López, Jonathan Urretaviscaya and Thiago Borbas.

Substitutes

River Plate made 4 changes: P. Lopez for N. Sosa (60′), J. Urreta for (61′), M. Montiel for M. Alfonso (61′) and M. Ocampo for J. Lavega (80′).

Defensor Sporting: Formation and Lineups

Defensor Sporting started with an extremely aggressive line-up (3-4-3).

On the other side, Marcelo Fabián Méndez Russo played with: Nicolás Rossi, Matías Rocha, Facundo Mallo, Gonzalo Camargo, Agustin Sant’Anna, Lucas Paul De los Santos, Gonzalo Freitas, Fernando Elizari, Matias Abaldo, Adrián Balboa and Agustín Ocampo.

Substitutes

Defensor Sporting made 5 changes: M. Rocha for A. Matturro Romero (23′), L. de los Santos for F. Bernal (81′), M. Abaldo for A. Duarte (81′), A. Ocampo for S. Scotto (88′) and F. Elizari for A. Quintana (88′).

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