Peru Cup: Deportivo Garcilaso beat El Olivo de Apurímac 2-1

In a match fought from start to finish, Sports Garcilaso of Cusco made respect the house and won by 2 to 1 to The Olive Tree Social Club from Abancay, a team that arrived at the Inca Garcilaso de la Vega stadium as the absolute leader of the national stage of the Peru Cup.

The first goal for the locals came from an accurate header by attacker Mauricio Malpartida after a corner kick executed by Jonny Obeso, 17 minutes into the first half. Things got complicated for the Celestes with the expulsion of Álvaro Olaya, with nine minutes to go before halftime.

In the second half, despite the numerical difference, Rico Garci’s men dominated the action and, after a great combination between former Universitario de Deportes player Raúl Tito and Luchín Castillo, striker Dylan Cáceres put the second at 27 of the complement. On the end, through the 12 steps, Édisson López put the discount.

At the moment, both teams share the top of the general classification with 12 points. On the next date, Garcilaso will visit the warm Madre de Dios to collide with Municipality of Iñampari.

Cultural Hurricane from Ayacucho will be the rival of El Olivo in the Monumental de Condebamba in Abancay, Apurímac region. The matches will be played this Wednesday.