Rosario Central 1-1 Unión: Honours even at Estadio Dr. Lisandro de La Torre

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Rosario Central were helde ach other to a 1-1 draw by Unión on Tuesday at Estadio Dr. Lisandro de La Torre. Both teams arrived at the match with previous defeats in the league. Rosario Central arrived at the match looking to pick up more points, following defeat to Racing Club. Unión lost 1-0 in their against Newell’s Old Boys. Rosario Central and Unión currently occupy 22nd and 19th spots in the table, with 26 points and 27 points respectively after 23 matches.

Unión started strong and were rewarded, when Imanol Machuca gave them the lead in the 13th minute and saw the first half out 1-0.

Rosario Central took the lead in the second half, when Facundo Almada found the net, at 75 minutes, to level the score at 1-1.

Substitutions for Rosario Central included Francis Mac Allister, Ignacio Malcorra, Franco Frias, Juan Cruz Cerrudo and Jhonatan Candia for Leonel Vergara, Gino Infantino, Fernando Rodriguez, Damian Martinez and Alejo Veliz, respectively. Unión brought on Bryan Castrillon, Facundo Aguero, Federico Vera, Mauro Luna and Matias Gallegos Panozzo for Francisco Gerometta, Kevin Zenon, Ezequiel Martin Canete, Imanol Machuca and Junior Marabel.

There were bookings for Damian Martinez from Rosario Central. For Unión, Kevin Zenon, Francisco Gerometta, Santiago Mele and Claudio Corvalan saw yellow.

Unión and Rosario Central will next play at home to Arsenal de Sarandi and Defensa and Justicia respectively.

Technical card:
Rosario Central:Gaspar Servio, Facundo Almada, Damian Martinez (Juan Cruz Cerrudo, min.67), Christian Baez, Fernando Rodriguez (Franco Frias, min.37), Facundo Valentin Buonanotte, Leonel Vergara (Francis Mac Allister, min.37), Kevin Ortiz, Gino Infantino (Ignacio Malcorra, min.37), Lautaro Blanco and Alejo Veliz (Jhonatan Candia, min.85)
Unión Santa Fe:Santiago Mele, Francisco Gerometta (Bryan Castrillon, min.62), Franco Calderon, Diego Polenta, Claudio Corvalan, Enzo Roldan, Imanol Machuca (Mauro Luna, min.69), Juan Carlos Portillo, Kevin Zenon (Facundo Aguero, min.62), Junior Marabel (Matias Gallegos Panozzo, min.90) and Ezequiel Martin Canete (Federico Vera, min.62)
Stadium:Estadio Dr. Lisandro de La Torre
Goals:Imanol Machuca (0-1, min. 13) and Facundo Almada (1-1, min. 75)