A coup d'etat gave Tolima at the start of home run A, crowning his amazing effectiveness and his great sacrifice in the heat of Barranquilla with a 1-3 win that left Atletico Junior without reaction.
An intense game, with great athletic deployment, starred in both teams, but it was the one with the most cold head that stayed with the three points, which put those of Ibague from you to you with Atletico Nacional in the fight for the quota to the final.
A kickback opened the can in the Metropolitan Stadium and ended the wall Viera: Manzano raised his face in a timely manner and saw Silver who bathed the Uruguayan to win the visitor at 10 minutes.
Moya saved after the header of the goalkeeper who gave a dangerous rebound at 22 and went over the premises, wanting and with football, in search of a tie, which would come by a Tolima brand error: Quinones made a clear foul on the area against Sebastian Hernandez and, despite the rage of goalkeeper Cuesta and the succession of claims, the game was tied by courtesy of Narvaez and his powerful charge at 41 minutes.
In the whistle for the complement, the Tolima arc trembled thanks to a shot by Hernandez who rebelledly crashed on the crossbar.
Theophilus escaped at 53 in a center where he committed a foul against Moya and the figure of Junior was bothered by the selfishness of his partner Moreno, who denied him the pass at 60 to put the homeowner to win.
But when nobody expected it, when it seemed that those of Ibague signed the tie, Juan Pablo Nieto's crossed shot fell, after a superb play by Albornoz, who for the second time left Viera without reaction and put the score 2-0 in Barranquilla .
Local reaction? There was no time: The lefty Castro was enlivened in Cantillo's mistake at the exit of Junior and with luxury Castro bathed the Uruguayan archer again. Consumed battacazo of Tolima!
Junior lowered his arms, unable to find a fissure in the defensive wall that Gamero mounted, and saw the minutes pass without being able to avoid the painful defeat to his people. The triumph puts Tolima in the place of favorites in the League and opens the option of the quota to Libertadores by reclassification that Millionaires had … everything is happiness in Ibague!