La Vinotinto got a valuable 2-2 draw in the friendly that they played against the national team of Panama in the United Arab Emirates.
The set commanded by Jose Nestor Pekerman The match started with good performance. However, she ended up being surpassed in a play with the midfielders that ended up becoming the only goal of the game.
José Fajardo was the author of this goal, which he defined with a shot from the band that ended up being embedded in the goal defended by José Graterol.
Both teams remained in a give and take for the ball, having clear opportunities for the Venezuelans. The most important was a free kick that was stopped by the defense.
For the second half of the game, Vinotinto would try to equalize the result, reaching the Panamanian goal on several occasions, although without any favorable result.
The rival defense stood up well against the offense of José Salomón Rondón and company, who were overshadowed by the precise action of the defenders. In addition, the constant dominance in the midfield of the Central Americans affected their performance.
Unfortunately for Vinotinto, the score would not remain at 1-0, since in minute 79' the second goal of the game would come at the feet of César Yanis.
The midfielder, who entered the field six minutes before scoring his goal, fired a powerful shot that went straight into the net.
Comeback in 10 minutes
The game was still more alive than ever and in minute 83 a foul was recorded in the six-yard box that gave Venezuela the opportunity to discount thanks to a penalty. The shot was taken by Salomón Rondón, who did not miss with a powerful shot to the right post.
The referee would add six minutes of extra time for the delays during the second part, which would serve to make Venezuela react even more.
At 90'+3, Ernesto Torregrossa would shine with an impressive goal just in front of the net after a precise pass from Jefferson Savarino that would put the score at 2-2.
The next Sunday of the Vinotinto will be on Sunday against the Syrian team, where they will seek to add a victory on the double date.