The lion roared! Olympia beat Motagua 1-0 to qualify for CONCACAF League final

Tegucigalpa, Honduras. The lion roared! The Olympia Qualified for the Grand Final Concacaf League After leaving the road Motagua With an agonizing 1-0 victory, he is chasing his dream of lifting his second title in the regional competition.

In a dramatic and electrifying finale, the merengue casts weight, Carlos “El Mango” Sanchez He became the unlikely hero of the match by punishing his former team with a mighty whip to send Old Lyon to a title clash against the competition. Alajuelence Sports League.

El Viejo Leon started by taking the initiative with a very dangerous move on Jonathan Rougier’s goal.

The first notice came from Michael Cirenos, who rattled the outside netting of the goal that was defended by the Argentine goalkeeper, a Honduran nationalized with a powerful shot.

In a match that lacked emotion in the early stages, German Mejia would start as one of the protagonists of the match by picking up the first yellow card of the match.

“El Padone” made things very difficult for his team in the 26th minute with a reckless foul on Juan Angel Delgado, which saw him sent off and leaving Old Lyon with 10 men.

At that point it looked like Motagua would go in front in goal, however, Eddie Hernandez troubled Eric Menjiver on 35 with a dull shot.

Despite being one down, El Albo came very close to opening the scoring with a powerful 35-metre shot from Mikel Cirenos, which crashed against the crossbar and Jonathan Rougier, already beaten, took it with vision.

After a good effort from Chirinos, the Blues closed the first half with a volleyed shot from Marcelo Santos that was well saved by Menjivar, but the referee disallowed the action for offside.

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“El Mango” Sanchez is the white hero

Marcelo Pereira’s numerical superiority did not last long for Modagua in the second half, in record time, seeing two yellow cards in 40 seconds, which leveled the proceedings on the field.

After Pereira’s dismissal, the process of the match was very difficult, so they had to wait until the 73rd minute to see the dangerous action after a mid-range shot from Yann Maziel.

The Blues didn’t take long to respond through Eddie Hernandez, who had a clear idea of ​​the spoils in his head on 75, but an extraordinary Eric Menjivar denied him a shout of goal.

Modagua would go close once again through Mauro Ortiz, but he took a forced shot that was too easy for an elusive Menjivar to stop.

Everything seemed to indicate that the qualification match for the Grand Final would be decided on penalties, but unexpectedly, Carlos “El Mango” Sanchez ended up being the hero of all the Olympic Games.

After a huge spilled ball, the left-back took the ball into an unguarded Motakuens area and punished his former team with a powerful whip to Jonathan Rougier to set up Old Lyon in the new international final.

The frenzy in the stadium was phenomenal and Pedro Troglio, showing his ability off the bench, sealed the match with the introduction of Juan Pablo Montes.

The Eagles, in a desperate attempt to tie, had one last shot off a corner kick by Jonathan Rougier.

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