Nueve de Octubre suffered against Orense and, after a tie at 1 in regulation time, through penalties (5-4) they won qualification for the quarterfinals of the Ecuador Cup.
Gabriel Crazy Cortez, new reinforcement of the patriots, opened the scoring in the 13th minute after an accurate pass from Joaquín Vergés.
The equality for the people of Machale came after 45 minutes through an own goal by Renny Jaramillo, in a duel that took place at the Los Chirijos de Milagro stadium.
“These two weeks that I have been on October 9 I have worked in the best way, and that is why things have happened. I have the confidence of the leadership, of the professor (Juan Carlos León), and we have to make the most of this,” said the nicknamed Crazy.
“The team is up for great things; there is a great campus. I dedicate this victory to my wife, my daughter and my mother,” Cortez added in statements to The Soccer Channel.
While another of the elements that was a figure and also debuted with the patriots was the winger Jefferson Montero, who defined the penalty shootout.
“This is the work of all colleagues. They have no idea how everyone has received me, from the person who fixes the field to the president (Abdalá Bucarm Pulley). I feel very comfortable”, she specified. Turbine.
“Yesterday (Sunday) I couldn’t train; I was (in doubt) whether or not to enter (to play), because I was in a bad state, but thank God I was able to act. This (the classification) is everyone’s credit”, added Montero.
When asked about the goals with the Octobrians, he indicated that the team will fight in the tournaments they play (Ecuador Cup and LigaPro).
“We are clear (the objectives); We have discussed it among ourselves: go game by game, change what was done in the previous stage and fight everything. We are in two competitions and they are important for us”, concluded the winger. (D)