In a vibrant match and many goals, the Marathon beat 4-3 at Lifetime in Yankel Rosenthal and stays in the first place of the Closing 2019 in Honduras.
See Table of Positions of the National League of Honduras
The two teams jumped into the field to propose, to look for the result and we ended up giving away the match with more goals (7) so far in the contest.
The verdolagas hit first and were put up just at minute 6. In a center of Carlos Discua, the tall Carlo Costly headed head that rejected Harold Fonseca and it was left to the Cuban Yaudel Lahera who put her in the nets.
The injured coconut trees went to the front and found equality at minute 20 with a goal from Esdras Padilla, who took advantage of a ball that left Denovan Torres loose after Carlos Mejía's shot by right.
The meeting turned round. In the purslane box every time the quartet came together: Lahera, Costly, Yustin Arboleda and Discua put Fonseca in trouble.
But at 36, in a brilliant counter attack Eddie Hernandez on the right advanced a few meters and served Marcelo Canales who coldly crossed Denovan Torres 2-1 in favor of visitors.
The cocotera joy was short lived. At 38 costly chest settled her for the center where Yaudel without thinking twice pulled a rifle that vomited Fonseca and was left Arboleda who ordered it to be saved. It was 2-2 transient.
The locals kept their foot on the accelerator and two minutes later, at 40, Arboleda was leaked Discua who was left alone in front of the goalkeeper and put it in the middle of his legs. The monster went to the locker room with the score 3-2 in his favor.
Second half equal of move and goals
The complement had the same tone, with two dozen on the attack. Edwin Solano had the first to 46, but ended up raising.
Vida did not sit idly by and at 56 he managed to match the cards again. Channels on the right sent a brilliant center that Eddie Hernández volley nailed her. It was 3-3 and there was still a long way to go.
Héctor Vargas and Raúl Martínez moved pieces and refreshed lines. And at minute 69 the unexpected happened.
In a long ball, the Fonseca goalkeeper came out of his frame to anticipate, but the defender Chestyn Onofre arrived first and tried to clear with such bad luck that his shot crashed in Edwin Solano and went to the networks for the 4-3 final.
Vida pressed for the equalizer, but Marathon closed ranks and kept the pressure and finally got a valuable victory that fills him with confidence for the game against Motagua on Saturday.
Marathon: Denovan Torres, Bryan Jhonson, Caue Fernandes, Kevin Espinoza, Carlos Rochez, Allan Banegas, Carlos Discua (Joshua Vargas, m.81), Edwin Solani, Yaudel Lahera (Marlon Ramírez, m.71), Carlo Costly (Mayron Flores, m 57) and Yustin Arboleda. DT: Héctor Vargas.
Lifetime: DT: Harold Fonseca, Chestyn Onofre, Devron Garcia, Javier Portillo, Marvin Bernárdez, Esdras Padilla (Foslyn Grant, 68), Denis Meléndez, Cholby Martinez (Elder Torres, 78), Marcelo Canales, Carlos Mejía and Eddie Hernández . DT: Raúl Martínez Sambulá.
Yellow: Kevin Espinoza and Edwin Solazono.