National Athletic had a discreet start to the 2021-2 season, after drawing as visitors against Envigado by a score of 2 to 2. The coach Alejandro Restrepo regretted the series of errors that led them to lose a comfortable lead in the second half.
The meeting quickly controlled by the verdologa club, with annotations by Jarlan Barrera at minute 22 and the scorer Jefferson Duque at minute 25. Although the process of the match was dominated by Nacional, Envigado took advantage of two deconcentrations in the second half, drawing thanks to Andrés Rodríguez at minute 58 and Yasner Aprilla at minute 83.
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“Aware of the very good first half we did, in the second half, until 15 minutes we were with superiority on the rival court. With Envigado 2-1 we lost our attention a bit and in a transition the second attention was made. The wear and tear and decision-making weighed on us “Restrepo said at the press conference after the game.
Nacional will have a difficult challenge on the second round of the championship, when they face the current champions of the local rental, Deportes Tolima. In the case of Envigado, they must visit Atlético Junior, another candidate for the title in Colombia.