Video: Carlos Bacca scored in Villareal’s 2-1 against Cádiz and brings his team closer to the positions of European competitions

Soccer Football – Europa League – Group I – Villarreal v Maccabi Tel Aviv – Estadio de la Ceramica, Villarreal, Spain – November 5, 2020 Villarreal’s Carlos Bacca celebrates scoring their second goal REUTERS/Albert Gea

This weekend, Colombian footballers who play abroad reported key scores for their teams’ victories. In Argentina, Rafael Santos Borré scored four goals in the away win against Godoy Cruz; in Italy, Duván Zapata made it 2-0 for Atalanta against Hellas Verona; in Germany, Jhon Córdoba scored a goal for Hertha Berlin in the win against Bayern Leverkusen; and in Scotland, Alfredo Morelos led to the tie of his team, Rangers, against his eternal rival, Celtic.

And the one born in Puerto Colombia (Atlantic), Carlos Bacca, who scored in Villarreal’s 2-1 victory against Cádiz, continued the scoring streak of the coffee footballers.

Bacca, 34, who has passed through the Colombian soccer team, started “in the yellow submarine” this Sunday and scored the second goal of the game, at minute 67. The goal was achieved after accompanying in an attack play Spanish striker Gerard Moreno, who scored the first score of the match (at minute 5, from a penalty kick) and made the pass to the coffee grower so that without further discomfort he defined in front of the goal.

Carlos Bacca has six touchdowns this season, one in the Copa del Rey, two in the Spanish League and three in the Europa League. Currently, in this last competition, the Spanish team is in the instances of the eighth of the quarterfinals, and will have to beat Croatian Dinamo Zagreb, on April 29 and May 6 to get closer to the title.

His goal against Cádiz allowed Villarreal to dream of his classification in continental competitions: he is located seventh, with 43 units, two points behind Real Sociedad, fifth in the standings, and a rival that so far is qualifying for the Europa League (which he won twice with Sevilla).

The Colombian Rafael Santos Borré he excelled in River’s victory over Godoy Cruz 6-1 in the match valid for the sixth round of the Professional League Cup. The front he made four points and he became even more notorious in a week in which rumors about his possible departure from Núñez’s club began to reappear.

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In less than 30 minutes, River beat Godoy Cruz 5-0 with Rafael Santos Borré’s ‘Hat Trick’ / (Courtesy: ESPN).

The Barranquilla-born thus stretched his record of top scorer of the Gallardo era in River. He has 51 cries and outperforms Lucas Alario by ten. In addition, he became the third footballer to score more than three goals in the same game in the Doll cycle. The other two are Fernando Cavenaghi (four against Rafaela in 2015) and Ignacio Scocco (five against Jorge Wilstermann in 2017).

Atalanta He went to the Marcantonio Bentegodi field with the aim of recovering from the elimination of the knockout stages of the Champions League, at the hands of Real Madrid, in the middle of the week, and he succeeded. The set led by Gian Piero Gasperini defeated Hellas Verona 2-0, for matchday 28 of Serie A, as a visitor, and had Duvan Zapata as one of the protagonists.

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Duván Zapata’s goal against Hellas Verona

About minute 42, the ‘bull’ said present and put the final 2-0. The goal action was born from a long clearance by the goalkeeper Pierluigi Gollini, who connected with Malinovskyi head and enabled Zapata; the striker took the ball and began his foray into the area, entered and before the rival goalkeeper left, he defined his right leg and the ball went straight to kiss the net.

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