Golazo: Jonathan Cristaldo chilena

27 September 2009: Vélez Sársfield and Huracán who were the top two teams from the previous season met in the 6th round of the Apertura 2009 tournament. The game finished 2-0 in favour of Vélez thanks to two goals from their talented midfielder Jonathan Cristaldo. The second one was a "chilena" (overhead kick) from well outside the opposition penalty area It was not quite spectacular enough to better Mauro Bressan's effort against Barcelona in 2000but it is definitely worthy of a spot in the Golazo series.


Shortly afterwards the Huracan manager Ángel Cappa quit because his squad shorn of their best players were failing to get good results. They eventually finished in 19th place, 18 places lower than the previous season. Vélez fared better but failed to retain their title, finishing in 5th place 7 points behind Banfield who won the championship for the first time in their history.

Part of the Golazo series.

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