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Melgar vs Alianza Lima: April 28 result, goals, summary and next fixture

Melgar vs Alianza Lima: April 28 result, goals, summary and next fixture

With a vital goal from Kenji Cabrera, Melgar defeated Alianza Lima 1-0 at Universidad Nacional San Agustín and added their ninth match unbeaten in the Primera Division.

Cabrera scored the only goal of the match in the 64th minute after converting the ball from a low free kick to the left corner.

However, Catril Cabellos regretted not taking advantage of the great opportunity he had to join Alianza Lima.

Did you know?

This is Alianza Lima's second 1-0 loss this season, and it is the biggest loss in the league.

Melgar extended his top-flight scoring streak to seven matches. They have not stayed at zero since the draw on March 2 against Komerciants Unidos. For their part, the visiting team stopped their scoring streak in the First Division after six matches. They haven't been clean since their March 1 loss to ADT.

Melgar has gone seven consecutive matches without losing in Serie A since Marco Antonio Valencia's appointment on March 9.



Alianza Lima remained in third place with 24 points after 13 matches.

Melgar is in fourth place with 23 points. Melgar had a run of six straight wins in the home league which began on February 10 against Alianza Atlético.

About the results of the goals:

Cabrera opened his league account for the season in his ninth appearance. In total, Carlos Caseda has kept clean sheets in four of his 12 appearances in the competition this season, the fourth-best record among Serie A goalkeepers.

Injury report:

Leonel Gonzalez was substituted in the 83rd minute in the latest setback for Melgar.

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Impact of VAR technology:

The video assistant referee did not cancel any match.