On date nine of the Professional League Cup, Arsenal and Godoy Cruz tied 3-3, in a match played at the Julio Humberto Grondona Stadium for Zone B of the contest. The local team fell 3 to 0 and managed to tie it in the final minutes.
The cast from Mendoza began the match dominating the game actions. In fact, after 10 minutes, Gianluca Ferrari executed a precise header to put the partial 1-0. About 20 minutes later, the “Tomba” extended the lead through Martín Ojeda.
In the second half, Arsenal made three changes in an attempt to improve their performance, but the expulsion of defender Lucas Suárez, due to a double warning, upset that intention.
On the contrary, it made it easier for those led by Diego Flores to increase the difference with another stopped ball play, at 18 minutes, which this time was defined by the other defender, Guillermo Ortiz.
The same defender was the one who, later, opened the way for the locals to stay alive as a result of committing a foul against Paraguayan Cristian Colmán when entering the visiting area, which earned him the second yellow card with the consequent expulsion and penalty for the cast of Avellaneda.
The task of executing the shot was Sebastián Lomónaco, who scored the first discount, at 24 minutes, to keep the team with chances.
In fact, Arsenal managed to equalize through a header by Facundo Kruspzky (28 min) and the Chilean by Ignacio Gariglio (41 min).
With this result, Godoy Cruz reached ninth position, with ten points, while the team from Sarandí moved up to eleventh place, with nine points.