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Time to turn the page

Just when the capital ship seemed to set course for a safe harbor and settle in the grand final of the Liga Futve 2021, it suffered an unforeseen event that momentarily diverted them from the goal.

Caracas has lost in two of the four games it has played outside the capital during the final hexagonal. Without a doubt, an obvious symbol that the road has been his Achilles heel during the championship phase.

The opposite case of the fort that they have built in the UCV Olympic Stadium, in which they have not yet been defeated in that instance and in which they have achieved three categorical defeats in the recent past (two against Deportivo La Guaira and another against Estudiantes de Mérida ).

Sunday's bitter defeat against Deportivo Táchira at the Pueblo Nuevo Sports Center not only snatched the top spot from them, but also temporarily knocked them out of the standings for the deciding match.

At the same time it keeps them without direct quota to the group stage of the next Copa Libertadores.

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Likewise, the work of the twelve-time champion of Venezuela could not be demerited, who despite the adverse results, has not ceased to reflect on the field of play the gallantry typical of a team that arrived at these instances with the favorite poster.

Goalkeeper Beycker Velásquez's starting error that led to Táchira's goal was a bucket of cold water for the “Reds of Ávila”. They certainly did not expect the result to be defined in such a way, much less by mistake.

There is no choice but to turn the page as soon as possible and think about the two remaining commitments. Crucial duels of course in terms of his aspirations to be one of the two finalists of the contest.

The game against Monagas looks like a possible "early end". Both teams have had the best rhythm during the hexagonal and the championship scepter seems to be smiling at their pleasure.


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