San José, July 28 (elmundo.cr) .- Alajuelense and San Carlos starred in the best game of the opening mouth opener 2021.
The two teams made it clear, in a clash of very even forces, that they are in a very good physical level and that this Wednesday anyone could earn the three points.
The emotions were from start to finish. San Carlos tested the conditions of goalkeeper Mauricio Vargas on many occasions, some shots were direct, some others passed very, very close.
The locals tried it through Álvaro Saborío who seems inexhaustible, a Christian Martínez who also took advantage of the middle distance and a José Eduardo Sosa who also wanted to try his hand.
Alajuelense had, at times, better handling of the ball. He elaborated the actions more until he found that space that would allow him to pass the ball to leave one of his attackers facing goal.
Thus fell the first score. Brandon Aguilera took a great pass behind the back of the northern defense and Barlon Sequeira took a header to make it 0-1 at 34 ‘.
At 49 ‘, Marcel Hernández made it 2-0 after a good combination with Ian Smith who served the ball to the scorer at the penalty spot and he did not waste. Finished and scored.
Those at home were not far behind and responded immediately. At 51 ‘, Martínez took a header where he took advantage of the passivity of the red and black defense and jumped alone.
At 79 ‘the historic scorer arrived, Álvaro Saborío scored a penalty and made things 2-2. The rescue of a point when all was lost.
After this, Alajuelense made its variations. Alex López, Alonso Martínez and Aaron Suárez tried to tip the balance but the rival held the gale. Balls on the posts of the northern cabin and constant centers that did not finish with the goal.
In the end things ended in equality, in a match that had a great rhythm of play by both teams.