Audax Italiano 1-1 Huachipato: Tight contest ends in a stalemate

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On Sunday, Audax Italiano and Huachipato were held to a 1-1 draw at Estadio Municipal de La Florida. Audax Italiano were looking to pick up points, following a 2-1 victory against Ñublense. Huachipato, on the other hand, secured a point against Curicó Unido in their previous match. After today’s result, Audax Italiano are in 12th place in the table and have 20 points while Huachipato sit in 7th with 25 points after 17 matches.

Huachipato scored first, when Cris Martinez gave Huachipato the lead in the 8th minute to take them into the break 1-0 up.

Audax Italiano took the lead in the second half, thanks to a goal from Fernando Cornejo in the 79th minute, leaving the final score at 1-1.

Substitutions for Audax Italiano included Gonzalo Alvarez, Nicolas Fernandez, Nicolas Aedo and Marlon Carrasco for Raul Osorio, Oliver Rojas, Tomas Andrade and Fernando Cornejo, repectively. Huachipato brought on Juan Sanchez, Nicolas Baeza, Joaquin Gutierrez, Maxi Rodriguez and Osvaldo Gonzalez for Marcelo Canete, Jimmy Martinez, Cris Martinez, Luciano Nequecaur and Juan Cordova.

There were bookings for Fernando Cornejo and Luis Riveros from Audax Italiano. For Huachipato, Benjamin Gazzolo, Marcelo Canete and Gabriel Castellon saw yellow.

Audax Italiano next face Colo Colo and Huachipato are at home to O’Higgins.

Technical card:
Audax Italiano:Tomas Ahumada, Pablo Alvarado, Carlos Labrin, Tomas Andrade (Nicolas Aedo, min.79), Oliver Rojas (Nicolas Fernandez, min.78), Fernando Cornejo (Marlon Carrasco, min.89), Osvaldo Bosso, Matias Sepulveda, Roberto Cereceda, Luis Riveros and Raul Osorio (Gonzalo Alvarez, min.59)
Huachipato:Gabriel Castellon, Juan Cordova (Osvaldo Gonzalez, min.90), Benjamin Gazzolo, Bastian Roco, Antonio Castillo, Marcelo Canete (Juan Sanchez, min.66), Gonzalo Montes, Javier Altamirano, Luciano Nequecaur (Maxi Rodriguez, min.72), Cris Martinez (Joaquin Gutierrez, min.67) and Jimmy Martinez (Nicolas Baeza, min.66)
Stadium:Estadio Municipal de La Florida
Goals:Cris Martinez (0-1, min. 8) and Fernando Cornejo (1-1, min. 79)