Coquimbo 0-1 Audax Italiano: Visitors secure points in tight game

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Audax Italiano banked all three points against the Coquimbo Unido in a 1-0 victory on Wednesday, at Francisco Sánchez Rumoroso. With both teams drawing in their previous fixtures, they were each keen to pick up points. Coquimbo were looking for a victory following a disappointing 0-0 draw with Univ de Chile in their previous game. Audax Italiano, meanwhile, had managed to pick up a point in their matchup with Cobresal. Coquimbo are currently 16th with 20 points from 25 matches, while Audax Italiano sit in 8th, with 34 points from 25.

Following a goalless first half, Audax Italiano continued to apply pressure in the second period and were rewarded, with a goal from Gonzalo Alvarez just before the full time, seing the match finish 1-0.

Substitutions for Coquimbo included Nicolas Gauna, Cristian Aravena and Cesar Huanca for Fabian Carmona, Jorge Gatica and Sebastian Galani, respectively. Audax Italiano brought on Gonzalo Alvarez, Oliver Rojas, German Estigarribia, Ignacio Colombini and Pablo Alvarado, to replace Matias Sepulveda, Raul Osorio, Michael Fuentes, Fernando Cornejo and Luis Riveros.

There were bookings for Jorge Gatica and Gerardo Gordillo from Coquimbo. For Audax Italiano, Matias Sepulveda saw yellow.

Audax Italiano and Coquimbo will next play away to Univ de Chile and Unión La Calera respectively.

Technical card:
Coquimbo Unido:Rodrigo Formento, Dylan Escobar, Gerardo Gordillo, Federico Pereyra, Nicolas Berardo, Ruben Farfan, Fabian Carmona (Nicolas Gauna, min.60), Jorge Gatica (Cristian Aravena, min.80), Luis Cabrera, Sebastian Galani (Cesar Huanca, min.90) and Ignacio Jeraldino
Audax Italiano:Tomas Ahumada, Raul Osorio (Oliver Rojas, min.73), Carlos Labrin, Fabian Torres, Nicolas Fernandez, Osvaldo Bosso, Matias Sepulveda (Gonzalo Alvarez, min.72), Jorge Henriquez, Luis Riveros (Pablo Alvarado, min.90), Michael Fuentes (German Estigarribia, min.81) and Fernando Cornejo (Ignacio Colombini, min.81)
Stadium:Francisco Sánchez Rumoroso
Goals:Gonzalo Alvarez (0-1, min. 87)