Superliga: Platense seizes a draw versus Gimnasia La Plata

VICENTE LóPEZ. Platense managed to clinch a late draw against Gimnasia La Plata with a late goal from J. Esquivel.


VICENTE LóPEZ. Platense managed to snatch a draw against Gimnasia La Plata with a late goal from J. Esquivel scored in the (88′) after Gimnasia La Plata got a lead with a goal from L. Chavez (83′).

The match was played at the Estadio Ciudad de Vicente López stadium in Vicente López on Thursday and it started at 9:30 pm local time. The referee was Facundo Tello Figueroa with the assistance of Iván Núñez and Damián Espinoza. The 4th official was Julio César Barraza. The weather was mist. The temperature was cold around 8.6 degrees Celsius or 47.44 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 97%.​

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. Platense was in possession of the ball for 50% of the time vs. Gimnasia La Plata that controlled the ball for 50% of the time.

Gimnasia La Plata was more aggressive with 39 dangerous attacks and 12 shots of which 5 were on target. However, this did not suffice for Gimnasia La Plata to win the match​.

Platense shot 8 times, 4 on target, 4 off target. On the opposite side, Gimnasia La Plata shot 12 times, 5 on target, 7 off target.


Platense received 4 yellow cards (I. Gomez, C. Villalba, H. Tijanovich and ). On the other side, Gimnasia La Plata received 2 yellow cards (E. Ramirez and O. Piris).

After playing this match, Platense will have 10 points like Patronato to stay in the 25th place. On the opposite side, Gimnasia La Plata will have 24 points to stay in the 9th place.

Match Events

  • 33'

    I. Gomez

  • 57'

    H. Tijanovich

    I. Schor

  • 57'

    J. Esquivel

    G. Bergessio

  • 67'

    F. Soldano

    C. Tarragona

  • 71'

    C. Villalba

  • 80'

    F. Gino

    I. Gomez

  • 80'

    H. Canteros

    M. Zarate

  • 81'

    L. Chavez

    J. Carbonero

  • 83'

    L. Chavez

  • 84'

    R. Contreras

    J. P. Pignani

  • 84'

    E. Ramirez

  • 85'

    O. Piris

  • 88'

    J. Esquivel

  • 90'

    H. Tijanovich

Next match

In the upcoming Superliga match, Platense will host Newell’s Old Boys on the 9th of July with a 1-0 head to head statistic in favor of Newell’s Old Boys (0 draws).

Gimnasia La Plata will play away with Atlético Tucumán on the 9th of July with a 4-3 head to head statistic in favor of Gimnasia La Plata (0 draws).

Platense: Formation and Lineups

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

The manager Omar De Felippe chose to play with the following team: Marcos Ledesma (7.0), Juan Pablo Pignani (7.0), Haibrany Ruiz Diaz (6.7), Gastón Suso (6.7), Nicolás Morgantini (7.0), Ivan Gómez (6.7), Carlos Villalba (6.7), Juan Infante (7.0), Mauro Zárate (6.9), ‪Ignacio Schor (6.4) and Gonzalo Bergessio (6.2).


Platense made 5 changes: I. Schor for H. Tijanovich (57′), G. Bergessio for J. Esquivel (57′), I. Gomez for F. Gino (80′), M. Zarate for H. Canteros (80′) and J. P. Pignani for R. Contreras (84′).

Top player: Juan Cruz Esquivel

The player who no doubt impressed Platense the most was Juan Cruz Esquivel.

His rating is (7.3) with 1 goal, 3 passes (100% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 8.

His performance was notable also because he began the game from the bench before entering the field in the 57′.

Gimnasia La Plata: Formation and Lineups

Gimnasia La Plata started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).

On the opposite side, Néstor Raúl Gorosito played with: Rodrigo Rey (6.8), Guillermo Enrique (6.6), Leonardo Morales (6.6), Oscar Piris (7.4), Matías Melluso (6.9), Ramón Sosa (7.4), Agustín Cardozo (6.7), Brahian Alemán (7.4), Johan Carbonero (6.2), Erik Ramírez (6.8) and Cristian Tarragona (7.0).


Gimnasia La Plata made 2 changes: C. Tarragona for F. Soldano (67′) and J. Carbonero for L. Chavez (81′).

Top player: Brahian Alemán

The player who no doubt impressed Gimnasia La Plata the most was Brahian Alemán.

His rating is (7.4) with 43 passes (69% accurate) and 4 key passes. He was won 7 duels out of 13. He performed 10 crosses.

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