Cobresal 0-2 Colo Colo: Leaders coast to comfortable road win

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Colo Colo beated Cobresal 2-0 on Wednesday at El Cobre, El Salvador. Cobresal arrived with the intention of improving their league position after a 2-2 draw against Audax Italiano. Colo Colo were coming off the back of a 4-0 win against Unión Española. Cobresal are now in 8th place on the table and have 35 points while Colo Colo sit in 1st with 54 points after 25 matches.

Colo Colo started strongly in the first half, when Juan Lucero found the net on the 12 minute mark, finishing the first half 1-0.

Colo Colo continued to apply pressure in the second period and were rewarded, with a goal from Alexander Oroz just before the full time. They managed to close the match out with a clean sheet and a well-earned of 2-0 victory.

Substitutions for Cobresal included Marcelo Jorquera, Cesar Munder, Oscar Salinas and Francisco Valdes for Ivan Contreras, Nelson Sepulveda, Juan Gaete and Cristopher Mesias, respectively. Colo Colo brought on Marco Rojas, Alexander Oroz and Cesar Fuentes for Marcos Bolados, Gabriel Costa and Agustin Bouzat.

There were bookings for Diego Cespedes, Cesar Munder, Cristopher Mesias, Francisco Alarcon and Alejandro Camargo from Cobresal, and Gabriel Costa and Marco Rojas, for Colo Colo.

Cobresal next face Unión Española while Colo Colo are at home to U. Católica.

Technical card:
Cobresal:Leandro Requena, Francisco Alarcon, Diego Cespedes, Ivan Contreras (Marcelo Jorquera, min.45), Guillermo Pacheco, Nelson Sepulveda (Cesar Munder, min.45), Alejandro Camargo, Cristopher Mesias (Francisco Valdes, min.84), Cecilio Waterman, Gaston Lezcano and Juan Gaete (Oscar Salinas, min.75)
Colo Colo:Brayan Cortes, Oscar Opazo, Maximiliano Falcon, Emiliano Amor, Gabriel Suazo, Agustin Bouzat (Cesar Fuentes, min.90), Esteban Pavez, Vicente Pizarro, Marcos Bolados (Marco Rojas, min.60), Gabriel Costa (Alexander Oroz, min.80) and Juan Lucero
Stadium:El Cobre, El Salvador
Goals:Juan Lucero (0-1, min. 12) and Alexander Oroz (0-2, min. 89)