On this Wednesday night and nothing less than In the first leg of a league final, Yerson Candelo scored a goal that could easily win the Puskas Award. In the 70th minute and in a game that was becoming very disputedthe defender took the ball from an opponent, drove a few meters forward, settled in and took a shot from a distance of 58 meters that the hands of the goalkeeper Tolima they couldn’t catch.
The 30-year-old right back he had already tried the goal when his team was losing 1-0 and the rival goalkeeper, Alexánder Dominguez, left the rebound served for that Danovis Banguero pushed her and scored the tie at the Atanasio Girardot, in Medellin, Colombia.
Danovis Banguero after the equalizing goal. EFE
Atletico Nacional focused on attack for most of the match, recovered from the blow, equalized and turned it around 3-1. This Sunday, those led by Hernán Darío Herrera will seek the final blow to win the title in the second leg.