Ñublense 2 – Huachipato 0: Visitors unable to get win at Estadio Nelson Oyarzún

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Huachipato on away loss to Ñublense at Estadio Nelson Oyarzún on Saturday. Ñublense were aiming to improve their league standing following a disappointing 2-2 draw with U. Católica in their previous game while Huachipato had lost their previous match against Coquimbo Unido. Ñublense and Huachipato currently occupy 2nd and 12th spots in the league, with 48 points and 32 points respectively after 28 matches.

The first half of the match started well for Ñublense, with a goal from Nicolas Vargas just before half-time

Ñublense once more applied the pressure in the second period and were rewarded, thanks to a goal from Federico Mateos on the 63 minute mark, seing the match finish 2-0.

Substitutions for Ñublense included Manuel Rivera, Rodrigo Antonio Cisterna Arancibia, Fernando Cordero and Branco Provoste for Alexander Aravena, Matias Moya, Federico Mateos and Nicolas Guerra, respectively. Huachipato brought on Juan Cordova, Javier Altamirano, Cris Martinez and Claudio Torres, to replace Joaquin Gutierrez, Renzo Malanca, Walter Mazzantti and Marcelo Canete.

There were bookings for Nicolas Vargas and Federico Mateos from Ñublense, and Jimmy Martinez, for Huachipato.

Ñublense will next travel to Curicó Unido, while Huachipato will face Univ de Chile at home.

Technical card:
Ñublense:Nicola Perez, Bernardo Cerezo, Rafael Caroca, Nicolas Vargas, Jovany Campusano, Federico Mateos (Fernando Cordero, min.89), Lorenzo Reyes, Matias Moya (Rodrigo Antonio Cisterna Arancibia, min.70), Nicolas Guerra (Branco Provoste, min.90), Alexander Aravena (Manuel Rivera, min.62) and Patricio Rubio
Huachipato:Gabriel Castellon, Joaquin Gutierrez (Juan Cordova, min.46), Benjamin Gazzolo, Osvaldo Gonzalez, Carlos Lobos, Walter Mazzantti (Cris Martinez, min.66), Jimmy Martinez, Nicolas Baeza, Renzo Malanca (Javier Altamirano, min.46), Marcelo Canete (Claudio Torres, min.72) and Juan Sanchez
Stadium:Estadio Nelson Oyarzún
Goals:Nicolas Vargas (1-0, min. 45) and Federico Mateos (2-0, min. 63)