Gimnasia La Plata 2-0 Arsenal de Sarandi: A surprise win against Arsenal de Sarandi

LA PLATA. Gimnasia La Plata had a surprising win over Arsenal de Sarandi with a 2-0 win with a goal from R. Sosa (49') and a goal from N. Colazo (54').


LA PLATA. Gimnasia La Plata had a surprising win over Arsenal de Sarandi with a 2-0 win with a goal from R. Sosa (49′) and a goal from N. Colazo (54′).

The match was played at the Estadio Juan Carmelo Zerillo stadium in La Plata on Thursday and it started at 9:30 pm local time. The referee was Fernando Echenique who was helped by Adrián Del Barba and Andrés Barbieri. The 4th official was Juan Pafundi. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant around 15 degrees Celsius or 59.04 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 70%.​

Match Statistics

There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Gimnasia La Plata was in possession of the ball for 52% of the time vs. Arsenal de Sarandi that controlled the ball for 48% of the time.

Gimnasia La Plata was more aggressive with 52 dangerous attacks and 16 shots of which 9 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Gimnasia La Plata won the encounter.

Gimnasia La Plata shot 16 times, 9 on target, 7 off target. On the opposite side, Arsenal de Sarandi shot 11 times, 3 on target, 8 off target.


Gimnasia La Plata received 1 yellow card (R. Sosa). On the other side, Arsenal de Sarandi received 4 yellow cards (M. Pitton, B. Rivero, A. Diaz and D. Miloc).

After this match, Gimnasia La Plata will have 33 points like Huracán to stay in the 4th place. On the opposite side, Arsenal de Sarandi will stay with 20 points to move up in the 23rd place.

Match Events

  • 28'

    M. Pitton

  • 40'

    B. Rivero

  • 45'

    A. Diaz

  • 46'

    N. Colazo

    M. Melluso

  • 49'

    R. Sosa

  • 49'

    R. Sosa

  • 54'

    N. Colazo

  • 59'

    L. Brochero

    B. Rivero

  • 59'

    L. Cano

    F. Apaolaza

  • 62'

    D. Miloc

  • 65'

    L. Marchi

    D. Perez

  • 68'

    A. Steimbach

    B. Dominguez

  • 72'

    M. Insaurralde

    G. Gonzalez

  • 82'

    E. Viveros

    F. Kruspzky

  • 82'

    A. Antilef

    D. Miloc

  • 83'

    M. Bazzi

    E. Ramirez

  • 84'

    M. Miranda

    R. Sosa

Next match

In the upcoming Superliga match, Gimnasia La Plata will play away with Central Cordoba SdE on the 20th of September with a 1-0 head to head record in favor of Gimnasia La Plata (1 draw).

Arsenal de Sarandi will host Aldosivi on the 19th of September with a 4-2 head to head in favor of Aldosivi (0 draws).

Gimnasia La Plata: Formation and Lineups

Gimnasia La Plata adopted the conservative line-up (4-4-2).

The manager Néstor Raúl Gorosito chose to play with the following team: Rodrigo Rey (7.1), Gonzalo Gonzalez (6.9), Leonardo Morales (7.3), Oscar Piris (7.2), Matías Melluso (6.9), Ramón Sosa (7.4), Agustín Cardozo (6.8), Brahian Alemán (7.2), Benjamín Domínguez (7.1), Erik Ramírez (6.2) and Franco Soldano (6.8).


Gimnasia La Plata made 5 changes: M. Melluso for N. Colazo (46′), B. Dominguez for A. Steimbach (68′), G. Gonzalez for M. Insaurralde (72′), E. Ramirez for M. Bazzi (83′) and R. Sosa for M. Miranda (84′).

Top player: Nicolás Colazo

Probably the most impressive player in Gimnasia La Plata was Nicolás Colazo.

His rating is (8.0) with 1 goal, 18 passes (50% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 2 duels out of 4.

His performance was notable also because he began the game from the bench before entering the field in the 46′.

Arsenal de Sarandi: Formation and Lineups

Also Arsenal de Sarandi adopted the conservative line-up (4-4-2).

On the other side, Leonardo Carol Madelón played with: Alejandro Medina (7.6), Christian Chimino (6.4), Gonzalo Goñi (6.8), Gustavo Canto (7.1), Damián Pérez (6.2), Mauro Pittón (6.4), Braian Rivero (7.1), Dardo Miloc (6.5), Facundo Kruspzky (6.8), Alexander Díaz (6.6) and Francisco Apaolaza (6.5).


Arsenal de Sarandi made 5 changes: B. Rivero for L. Brochero (59′), F. Apaolaza for L. Cano (59′), D. Perez for L. Marchi (65′), F. Kruspzky for E. Viveros (82′) and D. Miloc for A. Antilef (82′).

Best player: Alejandro Medina

The player that probably impressed the most for Arsenal de Sarandi was the goalkeeper: Alejandro Medina. His rating is 7.64. He performed 7 saves.

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