Opening weekend round-up
The first week of the new Venezuelan Segunda Division was played last week and there were some notable results.
Five-star start for Academia Rey
In the group named ‘Grupo Occidental’, Academia Rey began their season in style, hammering Llaneros 5-1. Academia got their opener in the 15th minute when Hugo Sánchez scored.
Matters only got worse for Llaneros when Duvalier Colmenarez added a second. The hosts added a further three goals with the visitors scoring a consolation goal in the second half.
🔥 ¡Goleada en el Farid Richa! @AcademiaRey 5⃣🆚1️⃣@GuanareEf
👟⚽ Hugo Sánchez 15′ (ACA)
👟⚽ Duvalier Colmenarez 31′ (ACA)
👟⚽ Wilson Virguez (ACA)
👟⚽ Douglas Julio 55′ (LLA)
👟⚽ Jhon Querales 66′ (ACA)
👟⚽ José Pérez 70′ (ACA)#CopaKickSoccerCoin 🏆#VenezuelaEsFUTVE 🇻🇪 pic.twitter.com/udCsQ6yMwI
— Liga FUTVE 2 (@LigaFUTVE2) July 18, 2021
Results in Grupo Occidental
Academia Rey 5-1 Llaneros EF
Atlético El Vigía 2-0 ULA FC
Ureña SC 0-1 Real Frontera
Titanes FC 2-0 Deportivo JBL
Rayo Zuliano 0-0 Yaracuy FC
Angostura embarrass newly promoted Minerven
In the other group, ‘Grupo Oriental’, Angostura FC scored six goals in the first 45 minutes as they thrashed promoted side Minerven 7-0.
⚽⚽ David Moreno 30′ y 45+1′
⚽ José Lovera 8′
⚽ Andrés García 16′
⚽ Abraham Moreno 40′ (p)
⚽ William Lugo 45′
⚽ Joelvy Sambrano 50′#VenezuelaEsFUTVE#CopaKickSoccerCoin#SomosAngostura 🇺🇦 pic.twitter.com/ZkkPNr990E
— Angostura Fútbol Club (@TuAngosturaFC) July 17, 2021
Angostura got off to an electric start and never looked back with David Moreno scoring two goals and assisting two others.
It was a clinical and ruthless performance from Angostura who scored three goals in four minutes at the end of the first half to hammer Minerven on their return to the second division.
Results in Grupo Oriental
Deportivo Petare 1-1 Dynamo Puerto
Academia AIFI 1-4 Bolívar SC
Angostura FC 7-0 Minerven de El Callao
Libertador FC 1-0 Atlético La Cruz
With the first round played, this is how the tables look:
— Liga FUTVE 2 (@LigaFUTVE2) July 19, 2021
New round on Wednesday
There is a new round of fixtures on Wednesday for the ‘Grupo Occidental’.
ULA FC will play their opener at home in the historic Estadio Soto Rosa of Mérida when they host Ureña SC. Both teams lost their opening game and they’ll be looking to get off the mark with a win.
After a great start, Academia Rey will have their second match at home hosting Yaracuy FC. One of the second division debutants Rayo Zuliano will have their first away match when they travel to Táchira to face Real Frontera.
ULA FC vs Ureña SC
Academia Rey vs Yaracuy FC.
Real Frontera vs Deportivo Rayo Zuliano
JBL Zulia vs El Vigía
Llaneros EF vs TFC Maracaibo
— Liga FUTVE 2 (@LigaFUTVE2) July 20, 2021