Audax Italiano 1-1 Curicó: Hosts pegged back in frustrating draw

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Audax Italiano were helde ach other to a 1-1 draw by Curicó on Tuesday at Estadio Municipal de La Florida. Audax Italiano were hoping to get something from this game after losing their last match 2-0 to Unión La Calera. Curicó were unable to beat Colo Colo in a 1-1 draw. Audax Italiano and Curicó currently occupy 7th and 3rd spots in the league, with 40 points and 47 points respectively after 28 matches.

Audax Italiano started strong and were rewarded for their efforts, when Jorge Henriquez found the net in the 30th minute, finishing the first half 1-0.

Curicó staged a comeback in the second half, when Bayron Oyarzo found the net, 54 minutes in, leaving the final score at 1-1.

Both managers used the full entitlement. Substitutions for Audax Italiano included Fernando Cornejo, Tomas Andrade and Lautaro Palacios for Gonzalo Alvarez, Jorge Henriquez and German Estigarribia, respectively, Curicó brought on Mario Sandoval, Felipe Fritz and Jose Rojas, to replace Felipe Ortiz, Federico Castro and Matias Cahais.

There were bookings for Jorge Henriquez, Luis Riveros and Fernando Cornejo from Audax Italiano. For Curicó, Matias Cahais, Federico Castro, Mario Sandoval and Rodrigo Holgado saw yellow.

Audax Italiano will next travel to U. Católica, while Curicó will face Ñublense at home.

Technical card:
Audax Italiano:Tomas Ahumada, Pablo Alvarado, Raul Osorio, Osvaldo Bosso, Nicolas Fernandez, Jorge Henriquez (Tomas Andrade, min.78), German Estigarribia (Lautaro Palacios, min.78), Diego Torres, Gonzalo Alvarez (Fernando Cornejo, min.67), Luis Riveros and Michael Fuentes
Curicó Unido:Fabian Cerda, Juan Pablo Gomez, Matias Cahais (Jose Rojas, min.86), Franco Bechtholdt, Ronald de la Fuente, Felipe Ortiz (Mario Sandoval, min.70), Agustin Nadruz, Bayron Oyarzo, Yerko Leiva, Rodrigo Holgado and Federico Castro (Felipe Fritz, min.74)
Stadium:Estadio Municipal de La Florida
Goals:Jorge Henriquez (1-0, min. 30) and Bayron Oyarzo (1-1, min. 54)