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EL FUERTE DE CAROYA
Spectators: 7310 (Terracing: 5484,
Seating: 1681, VIP seats: 145) It was fairly windy and cold on the field when Nestor Raymundo kicked off to start the match. The goalkeeper smacked the ball away after a great corner, but Jose Taurino advanced and headed the ball into goal, 0-1 in the 8th minute. The referee blew the whistle for a penalty in the 11th minute of the game. One of Concepción:s players had nearly got his shirt torn off by an opponent while getting free in front of Puesto Viejo FC:s goal. After a rather tough play, Puesto Viejo FC's Alberto Claris got a free kick in the 16th minute. 17 minutes into the match, Marcelino Guerau had an open shot that he just couldn't miss and scored to the right of Jonas Perfecto. Puesto Viejo FC's manager could be seen yelling to the referee that Marcelino Guerau was offside, but the referee ignored the protest. 1-2. With a couple of smart ball manuevers Nestor Raymundo in the 21st managed to get into a good position. With a left leg Jonas Perfecto saved Puesto Viejo FC from getting behind. 25 minutes into the match, Puesto Viejo FC's goal looked a bit too open when Marcelino Guerau came free, but Jonas Perfecto reached the ball before it rolled over the goal line. Alberto Claris kicked well hit freekick during the 28th minute of the match. Maximino Venerando charged in rather forcefully in the 31st minute of the match, and managed to knock his opponent down. The referee showed Maximino Venerando the yellow card, and asked the players to shake hands before continuing play. In the 31st minute, Maximino Venerando hit a crossing free kick to the open man running down the field. Concepción's Emilio Frances couldn't find anyone to pass the ball to, so he shot a long shot towards the goal in the 32nd minute. The shot went wide which resulted in a goal kick for Puesto Viejo FC. Marcelino Guerau sent away a hard shot on goal in the 38th minute, but the ball went just over the crossbar and out. A very good chance. A hard shot 45 in the game by Dante Naelio from a close distance when the talented Sebastian Dabi managed to make a qualified save. Concepción's players were relieved. The supporters of Puesto Viejo FC booed when Concepción was adjudged a doubtful freekick after 46 match minutes in a wonderful position. Jose Taurino didn't get a good kick on the ball. The crowd was extremely unhappy with the home team's performance in the first half. They were losing 1-2.
The players of the home team were most fresh-looking when they entered the field to play the second half. Felipe Remir was the one to do the kick off. Nestor Raymundo fired away a screaming shot towards the goal in the 53rd minute, but the shot went just over the crossbar without Jonas Perfecto having to interfere. If Nestor Raymundo had kept his shot down it would have been a goal in the 57th minute. The ball went over the crossbar and out instead. After a rather tough play, Puesto Viejo FC's Alberto Claris got a free kick in the 60th minute. Jonas Perfecto made a wonderful reflex save on a shot from Nestor Raymundo in the 64th minute of play. Marcelino Guerau might have been able to make a better finish in the 71st minute when he tried to place a hard shot over Jonas Perfecto. Instead the ball went over the crossbar and out. Marcelino Guerau ran back to his position shaking his head. Alberto Claris hit a great freekick 72 minutes into the match. Puesto Viejo FC's Jonas Perfecto proved his good apprehension of play when he, in the 75th minute of the match, managed to save Puesto Viejo FC from getting a goal against them. After a rather tough play, Puesto Viejo FC's Alberto Claris got a free kick in the 75th minute. Puesto Viejo FC's Jonas Perfecto played magnificently when he managed to stop the ball from hitting the goal, after a sharp shot by Nestor Raymundo in the 77th minute of play. Nestor Raymundo sent away a hard shot on goal in the 78th minute, but the ball went just over the crossbar and out. A very good chance. Jonas Perfecto stood for a superb save when he managed to get hold of Nestor Raymundo's shot from short distance in the 80th minute. When the match had gone on for 82 minutes, Nestor Raymundo put it in 1-3 from a short distance just to the right of Jonas Perfecto. With his leg Jonas Perfecto managed to avoid a goal in the 88thth minute, when Concepción's Marcelino Guerau fired away a shot with a lot of spin towards his right hand side. 88 minutes into the game, Alberto Claris was given a yellow card after he appeared to trip an opposing player. Puesto Viejo FC's manager was livid on the sidelines, but the referee was unmoved and gave Concepción the free kick. Alberto Claris kicked well hit freekick during the 89th minute of the match. When Jose Taurino fell near the penalty area in the 90th minute he thought he would be awarded a free kick. The referee ignored Concepción's protests and gave Jose Taurino a yellow card for diving instead. Puesto Viejo FC's Dante Naelio suffered a sore thigh after 92 minutes and couldn't finish the game. After 92 minutes of play, the referee blew the whistle. It was a penalty for Concepción! Concepción played a much better game than Puesto Viejo FC and deserved their victory. The Puesto Viejo FC players were clearly disappointed as they left the ground.