On date 9 of the Colombian league, with a double by Gustavo Britos, Atlético Huila defeated Once Caldas 2-1 at Plazas Alcid and left the direct relegation zone. In addition, the opita team achieved the third consecutive victory, all of them coming back from behind.
At the close of date 9 of the Colombian league, at the Guillermo Plazas Alcid de Neiva stadium, Atlético Huila defeated Once Caldas de Manizales 2-1 and achieved their third consecutive victory. In addition, the cast opita left the direct relegation zone and climbed to 13th place in the standings.
The game began by beating Once Caldas. At minute 15, after a great collective play, the ball was left to the scorer Dayro Moreno, who recovered from poor control and with a shot inside the area declared the 1-0 in favor of the Manizales team.
Later, on the 26th game, Huila got the tie. After a cross from Faber Gil, the ball was left to Gustavo Britos, who, after holding on and opening up space, finished off and overcame the resistance of goalkeeper Gerardo Ortiz and made it 1-1 on the scoreboard.
Already in the second part, Huila started with everything and went in search of victory. At minute 11, after a cross by Blas Díaz and after a bad start by Gerardo Ortiz, the ball was headed by Leonardo Escorcia and was served on a silver platter to the scorer Gustavo Britos who made it 2-1 on the scoreboard.
With this victory, and despite adding a point in the first six dates, these three consecutive victories allow Huila to leave the direct relegation zone. The average of the cast is 1.11, leaving Unión Magdalena and Alianza Petrolera in the ‘red’ zone.
On the next day, Atlético Huila will play against Deportes Tolima, on the traditional classic date. This meeting is scheduled for Saturday March 25 at 8:30 pm at the Manuel Murillo Toro de Ibagué.