With his goal against Palestino, Gil equals a 2012 mark

Leonardo Gil scored the second goal for Colo Colo in the 2 to 1 victory against Palestino at the Municipal Stadium of La Cisterna that left the Albos with 46 points, five more than their pursuers.

El Colo was in charge of taking the free kick after a foul on Pablo Solari and as he is accustomed to, he scored a real goal by putting the ball at the corner, leaving Christopher Toselli with no options.

The steering wheel carries seven annotations in this 2021 National Championship and four of them have been from this route. The first of them was also against the Arabs on date 7, then he scored on matchday 12 against Audax Italiano and the third came against O’Higgins on date 20.




According to journalist Luis Reyes, the Colorado Gil is the first player in nine years who scores this amount of goals from set pieces in the Chilean soccer honor division. The last was the former white player, Ramón Fernández, in the 2012 Apertura with O’Higgins.

The other Cacique players that make up this list provided by Reyes are Miguel Aceval and Matías Fernández. In 2004, the left-hander scored eight targets and four were from this route. While Matigol scored 15 goals and four from this record.

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