Independiente 1-0 Unión Santa Fe: prevails over 1-0 with a goal scored by L. Romero

CIUDAD DE SANTA FE. Independiente defeats Unión Santa Fe 1-0 after L. Romero scored just 1 goal (47').


CIUDAD DE SANTA FE. Independiente overcomes Unión Santa Fe 1-0 after L. Romero scored just 1 goal (47′). Unión Santa Fe was vastly superior in terms of ball possession (64%).​

The match was played at the Estadio 15 de Abril stadium in Ciudad de Santa Fe on Monday and it started at 7:00 pm local time. The referee was Jorge Baliño with the help of Ernesto Javier Uziga and Diego Martín. The 4th official was José Díaz.

Match Statistics

Unión Santa Fe was in firm control of the ball 64% while Independiente was struggling with a 36% ball possession.

Unión Santa Fe was more aggressive with 49 dangerous attacks and 12 shots of which 3 were on target. Notwithstanding, Independiente found a way to find the solution to win this contest.​

Unión Santa Fe shot 12 times, 3 on target, 9 off target. On the opposite side, Independiente shot 8 times, 3 on target, 5 off target.


Unión Santa Fe received 2 yellow cards (D. Polenta and M. Canete). On the opposite side, Independiente received 2 yellow cards (L. Benegas and E. Elizalde).

Match Events

  • 17'

    L. Benegas

  • 47'

    L. Romero

  • 58'

    N. J. Vallejo

    L. Fernandez

  • 61'

    K. Zenon

    B. Castrillon

  • 61'

    M. E. Peralta Bauer

    M. Luna Diale

  • 61'

    M. Canete

    E. Roldan

  • 68'

    D. Polenta

  • 72'

    S. A. Ayala Rodriguez

    T. A. Pozzo

  • 76'

    J. Marabel

    J. Alvez

  • 77'

    T. Gonzalez

    L. Esquivel

  • 83'

    E. Elizalde

  • 85'

    M. Canete

  • 90'

    J. Laso

    D. Batallini

Next match

In the upcoming Superliga match, Unión Santa Fe will play away against Racing Club on the 25th of September with a 4-3 head to head stats in favor of Racing Club (2 draws).

Independiente will host Newell’s Old Boys on the 24th of September with a 4-2 head to head in favor of Independiente (1 draw).

Unión Santa Fe: Formation and Lineups

Unión Santa Fe started with a 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).

The manager Gustavo Adolfo Munúa Vera chose to play with the following team: Santiago Mele (6.2), Juan Portillo (6.7), Franco Calderón (6.8), Diego Polenta (6.8), Federico Vera (7.4), Juan Nardoni (7.1), Enzo Roldán (7.1), Lucas Esquivel (7.1), Bryan Castrillón (6.6), Mauro Luna Diale (6.1) and Jonathan Álvez (5.8).


Unión Santa Fe made 5 changes: B. Castrillon for K. Zenon (61′), M. Luna Diale for M. E. Peralta Bauer (61′), E. Roldan for M. Canete (61′), J. Alvez for J. Marabel (76′) and L. Esquivel for T. Gonzalez (77′).

Top player: Federico Vera

Probably the most impressive player in Unión Santa Fe was Federico Vera.

His rating is (7.4) with 32 passes (71% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 7 duels out of 14. He performed 7 crosses.

Independiente: Formation and Lineups

Independiente started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).

On the other side, Julio César Falcioni played with: Milton Álvarez (6.8), Alex Vigo (6.8), Sergio Barreto (6.8), Juan Manuel Insaurralde (6.8), Edgar Elizalde (7.0), Damián Batallini (7.3), Iván Marcone (7.4), Lucas Romero (7.3), Leandro Fernández (6.4), Tomás Pozzo (6.7) and Leandro Benegas (6.8).


Independiente made 3 changes: L. Fernandez for N. J. Vallejo (58′), T. A. Pozzo for S. A. Ayala Rodriguez (72′) and D. Batallini for J. Laso (90′).

Top player: Iván Marcone

The player who no doubt impressed Independiente the most was Iván Marcone even if he didn’t score the decisive goal.

His rating is (7.4) with 34 passes (85% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 4 duels out of 6.

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