Melgar defeated Academia Cantolao 3-1 at the UNSA Stadium in Arequipa for matchday 7 of the Closing Tournament of League 1 2022. Great victory on the anniversary of the city. With this result, the “rojinegros” go up to the fifth box in the standings with 12 points and a pending match (Alianza Lima).
The ‘dolphin’ surprised in the first minutes of the game. At 11 ‘, he opened the scoring with a tremendous goal from Jhamir D’Arrigowho beat a couple of rivals and defined with quality before the goalkeeper left Carlos Caceda. This much woke up the locals.
With most of his starters, Melgar stepped on the accelerator and looked everywhere for the discount. It was only a matter of time before he achieved parity. Of course, he had to wait until the second part to cheer up all his fans.
At 48′, Bernard Cuesta took advantage of a bad refusal from Cantolao’s defense and crossed his shot to beat the goal Christian Limousin. A short time later, at 53 ′, she came back with both headers from Paul Reyna after great center Luis Iberian. The celebration was full of emotion.