Deportes Tolima vs Independiente Santa Fe: June 2 Result, Goals, Summary, and Next Match

Independiente Santa Fe defeated Deportes Tolima 2-1 in the season finale at the Manuel Murillo Toro stadium, extending the visitors’ unbeaten streak to six in the Primera A. The victory for Pablo Peirano’s side came through goals from Agustín Rodríguez and Marcelo Ortíz, while Juan Mera scored for the home team. Rodríguez opened the scoring for Independiente Santa Fe in added time of the first half, with a precise shot from the left side. The visitors wasted no time in doubling their lead in the 56th minute with a header from Ortíz after a corner kick, assisted by Francisco Chaverra. Mera, with a header from a corner kick, pulled one back for Deportes Tolima with 11 minutes remaining, with attacking midfielder Yeison Guzmán providing the assist this time. Tolima failed to salvage a point, with Carlos Cortés regretting not capitalizing on the good opportunity presented in the match.

Did You Know?
The home team extended their scoring streak to five in the Primera A season. They have not been held scoreless since their last encounter with Santa Fe, a defeat on May 5.

Independiente Santa Fe tops the table with 16 points, six ahead of Deportes Tolima in six matches of the Apertura – Cuadrangular. Independiente Santa Fe has a three-game unbeaten run (2 wins, 1 draw, 0 losses) away from home in the league. Deportes Tolima sits in second place with 10 points.

Top Scorers:
Mera’s goal was his first of the season. Guzmán’s assist was his fourth of the season, equaling the fifth-best assist record for a player in the current competition.

Injury Report:
Santa Fe suffered a double injury blow, first losing Elvis Perlaza at halftime, followed by Facundo Agüero in the 66th minute.

VAR Influence:
The VAR did not overturn any plays.