Uruguay Primera Division: Round 13
By Analia Sordi
Three matches on Saturday at 16:00(EST)
Juventud vs. Penarol
Penarol defeating Nacional 3-1 has restored the fans with hope for the next season.Penarol have begun to prepare for the Clausura. Carlos Nunez, has missed various matches due to muscular discomforts and will not play the remaining matches to undergo special treatment to reduce the amount of potential injuries for the next the season. While, Juventud need any points they can get to avoid regulation.
Juventud lineup: Martin Gongora, Matias Soto, Darwin Torres, Rodrigo Cabrera, Marcelo Rodriguez, Emiliano Romero, Renzo Pozzi, Jonathan Blanes, Gaston Otreras, Jaime Baez, Jose Maria Franc
Penarol lineup: Juan Castillo, Baltasar Silva, Joe Bizera, Damian Macaluso, Nicolas Raguso, Sebastian Piriz, Augusto Medina, Mauro Fernandez, Luis Aguiar, Antonio Pacheco, Jonathan Rodriguez
Liverpool vs. Miramar
The team will remain the same for Liverpool as the manger feels no changes are necessary.Liverpool is only five points behind the leaders. Miramar has won the last two games and is seeking to win the reaming three to avoid regulation.
Liverpool lineup: Guillermo De Amores, Agustin Pena, Martin Bonjour, Andres Lamas, Gaston Filgueira, Christian Almeida, Lucas Tamareo, Jonathan Barboza, Paulo Pezzolano, Facundo Barcelo, Rodrigo Aguirre
Miramar Misiones: Adrian Berbia, Cristian Coleman, Martin Cardozo, Luis Maldonado, Pablo Pallante, Sebastian Perez, Marcelo Broli, Jonathan Rios, Juan Ignacio Guardado, Ignacio Colombini, Federico Fernandez
Sud America vs. Defensor
Last weekend’s defeat to Rentistas led to the manager of Defensor, Tabare Silva to renounce. Fernando Curutchet is the new manager and has good knowledge of Defensors’ capabilities as he was managing Defensor youth team. Sud America has put on a great season for a team, which has just been promoted and will seek to ruin Fernando Curutchet debut.
Sud America lineup: Javier Irazun, Maximiliano Pereiro, Diego Viotti, Rodrigo Mieres, Antonio Fernandez, Fernando Pascual, Richard Pellejero, Angel Luna, Federico Gallego, Gonzalo Malan, Santiago Gonzalez
Defensor lineup: Martín Campana, Emilio Zeballos, Mario Risso, Matias Malvino, Gaston Silva, Federico Gino, Mauro Aramberri, Adrian Luna, Felipe Gedoz, Nicolas Olivera, Ignacio Risso
Sunday at 7:15(EST)
Racing vs. Wanderers
Racing only with one change, Agustin Gutierrez will be replacing Cristian Tabo. Also, goalkeeper, Leoandro Gelpi was expected to not play after feeling some discomfort in training on Thursday but on Friday, it has been confirmed by the manager that Gelpi is fine and will be starting for Racing.
Racing: Leandro Gelpi, Jesus Trindade, Rodrigo Braseco, Pablo Lacoste, Enzo Ruiz, Carlos Diaz, Ernesto Dudok, Carlos Acosta, Agustin Gutierrez, Diego Zabala, Luis Gorocito
Wanderers: Federico Cristoforo, Mauricio Gomez, Gaston Bueno, Martin Diaz, Maximiliano Olivera, Santiago Martinez, Matias Santos, Adrian Colombino, Gaston Rodriguez, Rodrigo Pastorini, Sergio Blanco
The rest of the matches at 16:00(EST)
Cerro Largo vs. Fenix
Only three fixtures left, which includes this Sunday’s fixture and Fenix are in last place. Juan Manuel Ortiz will be out for Cerro Largo with muscle spasm.
Cerro Largo: Ramiro Bentancur, Raul Etchandia, Adrian Romero, Marcos Otegui, Jonathan Souza Motta, Ademar Martinez, Juan Jose Blanco, Rodrigo Alvez, Adolfo Lima, Fabricio Nunez, Enzo Borges
Fenix: Luis Meija, Juan Alvez, Fernando Machado,Ignacio Pallas, Rodrigo Rojo, Christian Silvera, Gonzalo Papa, Leandro Zaspe, Hernan Novick, Nicolas Royon, Cecilio Waterman
Danubio vs. Rentistas
Danubio leading the table with 26 points and just a few games left are looking to reassure the Apertura title. Also, Danubio with only one change as Sergio Leal replaces suspended Jonathan Alvez. Rentistas put on a great performance last weekend by defeating Defensor 6-5.
Danubio: Salvador Ichazo, Hugo Soria, Jadson Viera, Emiliano Velazquez, Pablo Lima, Gonzalo Porras, Pablo Miguez, Camilo Mayada, Ignacio Gonzalez, Sergio Leal, Liber Quinones
Rentistas lineup: Guillermo Reyes, Sebastian Ramirez, Ignacio Iturralde, Sebastian Sellanes, David Terans, Andres Silva, Bruno Pinatares, Rodrigo Sebastian Vazquez, Gabriel Costa, Danilo Coccaro, Guillermo Maidana
Nacional vs. Cerro
Nacional had lost the lead in the Apertura table and "El Clasico" was going to be the match to regain it. Despite having a better season than Penarol, Nacional did not demonstrate that in the Clasico and Penarol won 3-1. For the match against Cerro, Arruabarrena has to make two obligated changes in the defense. Andres Scotti sprained his ankle while Pablo Alvarez has fractured his nose on Thursday.
Nacional lineup: Jorge Bava, Rafael Garcia, Guillermo De Los Santos, Ismael Benegas, Juan Manuel Diaz, Diego Arismendi, Alvaro Fernandez, Maximiliano Calzada, Ignacio Gonzalez, Richard Porta, Ivan Alonso
Cerro: Rodrigo Odriozola, Gabriel De Leon, Pablo Melo, Alejandro Lago, Daniel Leites, Javier Mendez, Rodrigo De Oliveira, Claudio Dadomo, Maricio Alonso, Carlos Grossmuller, Hugo Silveira
River plate vs. Tanque
The title race for the Apertura title is going to be a tight one as River Plate are tied with 26 points with Danubio but are in second place because of goal differences.
River Plate lineup: Damian Frascarlli, Claudio Herrera, Santiago Carrera, Flavio Cordoba, Lucas Olaza, Hamilton Pereira, Gabriel Marques, Bruno Montelongo, Martin Alaniz, Michael Santos, Alexander Rosso
Tanque lineup: Alison Nicola Perez, Juan Pablo Fagundez, Joaquin Aguirre, Carlos Santucho, Yefferson Moreira, Andres Aparicio, Gaston Martínez, Jonathan Iglesias, Juan Ignacio Marcarie, Gaston Puerari, Alvaro Alejandro Mello