Superliga: Estudiantes tops Sarmiento 2-1

LA PLATA, PROVINCIA DE BUENOS AIRES. Estudiantes defeated Sarmiento to win 2-1.


LA PLATA, PROVINCIA DE BUENOS AIRES. Estudiantes beat Sarmiento to win 2-1. It was Estudiantes to strike first with a goal of M. Boselli at the 37′. Then it was a goal in the 57′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, H. Toledo gave the win to Estudiantes in the 76′ minute with a penalty. Estudiantes was vastly superior ball possession (66%) was among the key factors of its victory.​

Estudiantes remained in 10 people after L. Diaz received a double yellow card in the 90′.

The match was played at the Estadio Jorge Luis Hirschi (La Plata, Provincia de Buenos Aires) stadium in La Plata, Provincia de Buenos Aires on Tuesday and it started at 9:30 pm local time. The referee was Sebastían Zunino with the help of Ariel Scime and Gerardo Lencina. The 4th official was Mariano Negrete. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 11.7 degrees Celsius or 53.02 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 81%.​

Match Statistics

Estudiantes was in firm control of the ball 66% while Sarmiento was struggling with a 34% ball possession.

Estudiantes was more aggressive with 62 dangerous attacks and 12 shots of which 5 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Estudiantes won the match.

Estudiantes shot 12 times, 5 on target, 7 off target. On the opposite side, Sarmiento shot 11 times, 3 on target, 8 off target.


Estudiantes received 3 yellow cards (L. Diaz, L. Godoy and J. Rodriguez). On the other side, Sarmiento received 6 yellow cards (J. Torres, M. Guanini, G. Sauro, L. Castro, J. Toledo and Brea).

L. Diaz (Estudiantes) was sent out after receiving a second yellow card (90′).

After this match, Estudiantes will have 28 points to move up in the 2nd place. On the opposite side, Sarmiento will stay with 21 points to move down in the 13th place.

Match Events

  • 37'

    M. Boselli

  • 40'

    J. Torres

  • 56'


    F. Quinteros

  • 57'

    J. Torres

  • 60'

    L. Diaz

  • 61'

    M. Guanini

  • 63'

    G. Sauro

  • 66'

    L. Godoy

  • 70'

    F. Zapiola

    M. Pellegrini

  • 72'

    L. Castro

  • 76'

    J. Toledo

  • 76'

    H. Toledo (Penalty)

  • 82'

    L. Lollo

    M. Castro

  • 82'

    L. Lopez

    M. Guanini

  • 84'


  • 85'

    J. Rodriguez

  • 88'

    L. Gondou

    L. Castro

  • 88'

    D. Gallardo

    G. Bettini

  • 88'

    A. Spetale

    M. Boselli

  • 90'

    L. Diaz

Next match

In the upcoming Superliga match, Estudiantes will play away against Independiente on the 21st of June with a 4-2 head to head record in favor of Estudiantes (4 draws).

Sarmiento will host Patronato on the 18th of June with a 3-1 head to head statistic in favor of Patronato (1 draw).

Estudiantes: Formation and Lineups

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

The manager Ricardo Alberto Zielinski chose to play with the following team: Mariano Andújar (6.4), Leonardo Godoy (7.0), Agustín Rogel (7.0), Fabián Noguera (6.7), Emmanuel Más (7.2), Manuel Castro (6.2), Fernando Zuqui (6.2), Jorge Rodríguez (6.6), Matías Pellegrini (6.7), Leandro Díaz (6.2) and Mauro Boselli (7.8).


Estudiantes made 3 changes: M. Pellegrini for F. Zapiola (70′), M. Castro for L. Lollo (82′) and M. Boselli for A. Spetale (88′).

Top player: Mauro Boselli

Probably the most impressive player in Estudiantes was Mauro Boselli.

His rating is (7.8) with 1 goal, 20 passes (90% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 1 duel out of 7.

Sarmiento: Formation and Lineups

Sarmiento started with a 5-3-2 line-up (5-3-2).

On the opposite side, Israel Alejandro Damonte played with: Sebastián Meza (6.3), Gonzalo Bettini (6.3), Manuel Guanini (6.3), Gastón Sauro (6.6), Federico Rasmussen (6.2), Franco Quinteros (6.8), Lucas Castro (7.3), Harrinson Mancilla (6.8), Yair Arismendi (6.4), Javier Toledo (7.1) and Jonathan Torres (7.3).


Sarmiento made 4 changes: F. Quinteros for Brea (56′), M. Guanini for L. Lopez (82′), L. Castro for L. Gondou (88′) and G. Bettini for D. Gallardo (88′).

Top player: Lucas Castro

Probably the most impressive player in Sarmiento was Lucas Castro.

His rating is (7.3) with 29 passes (58% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 13 duels out of 19. He performed 2 crosses.

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