Primera Division: Danubio overcomes Nacional 2-1

MONTEVIDEO. Danubio prevailed over Nacional to win 2-1.


MONTEVIDEO. Danubio beat Nacional to win 2-1. It was Danubio to strike first with an early goal of R. Haller at the 6′. Then it was a goal in the 61′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, N. Rodriguez gave the win to Danubio in the 70′ minute with a penalty.

Danubio remained in 9 people redcard R. Haller (8′ for a red card) and R. Rodriguez (84′ for a double yellow card) were sent off.

The match was played at the Estadio Jardines del Hipódromo stadium in Montevideo on Sunday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 14 degrees Celsius or 57.22 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 77%.​

Match Statistics

The ball possession was identical with both team possessing the ball for 50% of the time.

There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Danubio was in possession of the ball for 0% of the time vs. Nacional that controlled the ball for 0% of the time.

Nacional was more aggressive with 84 dangerous attacks and 18 shots of which 5 were on target. Nevertheless, Danubio managed to find the solution to win this match.​

Danubio shot 7 times, 2 on target, 5 off target. On the other side, Nacional shot 18 times, 5 on target, 13 off target.


Danubio received 5 yellow cards (J. Fossati, M. Rea, D. Vicente, L. Ferreira and R. Rodriguez). On the other side, Nacional received 1 yellow card (C. Candido).

R. Rodriguez (Danubio) was sent out after receiving a second yellow card (84′).

R. Rodriguez (Danubio) was sent out after receiving a red card in the (8′).

After this match, Danubio will have 21 points like Wanderers and River Plate to stay in the 9th place. On the other side, Nacional will stay with 28 points to stay in the 2nd place.

Match Events

  • 6'

    R. Haller

  • 8'

    R. Haller

  • 14'

    J. Fossati

  • 19'

    L. Navarro

    S. Fernandez

  • 38'

    M. Rea

  • 46'

    F. Fagundez

    A. Trezza

  • 49'

    D. Vicente

  • 51'

    C. Candido

  • 60'

    I. Ramirez

    D. Zabala

  • 60'

    L. Otormin

    N. Marichal

  • 61'

    F. Fagundez

  • 64'

    M. Cabrera

    S. Paiva

  • 70'

    N. Rodriguez (Penalty)

  • 76'

    L. Ferreira

  • 77'

    J. L. Rodriguez

    A. Castro

  • 80'

    R. Rodriguez

    L. Ferreira

  • 80'

    C. Cruz

    M. Rea

  • 81'

    G. Bortagaray

    G. May

  • 83'

    R. Rodriguez

  • 84'

    R. Rodriguez

  • 87'

    M. Monzeglio

    Y. Rodriguez

  • 90'

    L. Navarro

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Danubio: Formation and Lineups

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

The manager Jorge Daniel Fossati Lurachi chose to play with the following team: Esteban Conde, Emanuel Hernández, Martín Rea, Lucas Ferreira, Diego Vicente, Rafael Haller, Nicolás Rodríguez, Guillermo May, Leandro Sosa, Santiago Paiva and Sebastián Fernández.


Danubio made 5 changes: S. Fernandez for L. Navarro (19′), S. Paiva for M. Cabrera (64′), L. Ferreira for R. Rodriguez (80′), M. Rea for C. Cruz (80′) and G. May for G. Bortagaray (81′).

Nacional: Formation and Lineups

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

On the opposite side, Pablo Eduardo Repetto Aquino played with: Martín Rodríguez, Leandro Lozano, Nicolás Marichal, Léo Coelho, Camilo Cándido, Felipe Carballo, Yonathan Rodríguez, Alfonso Trezza, Diego Zabala, Alex Castro and Emanuel Gigliotti.


Nacional made 5 changes: A. Trezza for F. Fagundez (46′), D. Zabala for I. Ramirez (60′), N. Marichal for L. Otormin (60′), A. Castro for J. L. Rodriguez (77′) and Y. Rodriguez for M. Monzeglio (87′).

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