Peru 0-3 Chile (Agg 1-6) – La Roja win Copa del Pacífico

An impressive performance by Claudio Borghi’s domestic based squad saw Chile comfortably defeat Peru in Tacna to triumph in the Copa del Pacífico.

Chile controlled the game for long periods but had to wait until the second half before making the breakthrough with Eugenio Mena, Felipe Flores and Bryan Carrasco giving the Chileans a deserving victory.

Extended highlights thanks to http://www.pasionporlaroja.com:

Apertura Update: Ubilla’s goals, Colo Colo’s inconsistency, Berizzo’s managerial nous, Acosta’s job loss, Borghi’s squad, Chile’s Copa and more

Ubilla-gol (image: redgol.col)

Due to a technical error and  . . . let’s just blame it on a technical error The Red One had not been able to provide updates on Week 9 of the Apertura. So instead here is a bumper edition running down the main talking points from the last two round of matches and also some other pertinent/important news.

Get ready because you are going to read about Santiago Wanderers goal sensation, Colo Colo and Universidad Católica’s inconsistency (again) with added praise for Francisco Prieto and a brief plea to Kevin Harbottle, Universidad de Chile (of course) winning (of course), O’Higgins and their wise appointment of Eduardo Berizzo, managerial replacements and departures and a win for Cobresal, then a defeat.

Enough? No, of course not! There is the game played during, yes during, an earthquake, Claudio Borghi’s squad for the friendly versus Peru and finally the small matter of Chile hosting the 2015 Copa America.

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