Those responsible for lowering the curtain on the twelfth day were Caleranos and Italics at the Nicolás Chahuán stadium, where the locals returned to victory and took an oxygen tank in their fight at the bottom of the table.
Last Saturday, May 7, the twelfth date of the National Championship began, where Colo Colo defeated Curicó Unido and returned to the top of the contest. In the opening match of the day, O’Higgins de Rancagua received Unión Española in a clash that had many things at stake.
It is that the Spanish Union had the great opportunity toe pass Colo Colo in the standings and he did. In an entertaining game, those from Santa Laura tied two goals against O’Higgins from Rancagua that he could not maintain the advantage he had.
The goals for the Independencia team were the work of Leandro Garate and Vicente Conelli. For his part, for O’Higgins, those in charge of scoring were Moisés González and Pedro Pablo Hernández.
The date continued with the match between Universidad de Chile and Deportes La Serena in a crucial duel at the bottom of the table. The blues showed some improvement compared to what they had been showing with Escobar on the bench and they beat the papayeros 2-0, with goals from Cristian Palacios and Ronnie Fernández.
Thus, Unión Española reaches 22 points, while Colo Colo has 21 positives. Now, the Cacique has the mission of recovering the top of the tournament on Monday, May 9, when he faces Curicó Unido.
On this Sunday, Palestino and Deportes Antofagasta met at the Municipal Stadium of La Cisterna, where the Arab team got three important points, after defeating Los Pumas 1-0.
The date continued in Chillán, where Ñublense received a complicated Catholic University. The game was practically perfect for the Red Devils and thrashed Los Cruzados 4-0, climbing to the top of the standings.
To close the day on Sunday, Coquimbo Unido received Huachipato from Mario Salas. The Pirates began winning with a goal from Joe Abrigo, however they could not hold the advantage and succumbed to the steelers who decreed the final 2-1, thanks to goals from Gonzalo Montes and Walter Mazzanti.
The date continued this Monday. In El Salvador, Cobresal received Everton de Viña del Mar with the obligation to achieve a victory to climb to the advanced positions. However, the miners only rescued a tie the roulette players, being quite relegated in the standings.
Those in charge of lowering the curtain on this twelfth day were Union La Calera and Italian Audax at the Nicolás Chahuán Nazar stadium, where the locals won with a score from Williams Alarcón with a great goal from a free kick. With this, they returned to the wins and took an oxygen tank in their fight at the bottom of the table.