Save for the opening match of the round it was goals galore in round thirteen with a grand total of twenty-eight goals scored in the round which included O’Higgins 5-0 demolition of Palestino and Universidad de Chile’s 4-0 hammering of Antofagasta.
Audax Italiano and Unión San Felipe kicked off proceedings on Friday night a with 0-0 draw, a result which meant los italianos maintain their position in the playoff positions whilst for San Felipe they still very much stuck in second last position on the table.
Whilst there may have been no goals on Friday there were plenty to be had on Saturday with twenty goals scored over five matches. O’Higgins got the ball rolling in emphatic style with a 5-0 thumping of Palestino with five different goalscorers getting on the score sheet. This was followed three draws which included a 3-3 draw between Iquique and Unión La Calera; a 2-all draw between Santiago Wanderers and Unión Española; and a 1-all draw between Universidad de Concepción and Huachipato. The day came to an end with 3-0 victory for Universidad Católica over La Serena, a victory they dedicated to their departed coach, Mario Lepe.
Sunday saw the clásico del cobre take place and for Cobreloa it meant the end of the six match losing streak as they defeated Cobresal 1-0 with a goal courtesy of Sebastián Zúñiga. As for Cobresal the result sees them four points adrift at the bottom of the table. In the lead up to next week’s superclásico Colo Colo came from behind to draw 2-2 with Rangers whilst Universidad de Chile made it nine wins in a row with a 4-0 defeat of Antofagasta.
Primera Division Campeonato de Apertura 2012, thirteenth round
A. Italiano 0-0 U. San Felipe
O’Higgins 5-0 Palestino (R. Fernández (OHI) 9’, R. Rojas (OHI) 27’, E. Gutiérrez (OHI) 53’, R. Blanco (OHI) 74’, C. Escobar (OHI) 91’)
Iquique 3-3 U. La Calera (V.H. Sarabia (IQQ) 12’, L. Simón (ULC) 18’, R.Díaz (IQQ) 21’, W. Torres (ULC) 28’, J. Grondona (IQQ) 42’, G. Cellerino (ULC) 88’)
S. Wanderers 2-2 U. Española (E. Herrera (UE) 9’, P. Calandria (SW) 28’, S. Méndez (SW) 50’, S. Jaime (UE) 80’)
U. Concepción 1-1 Huachipato (A. Imperiale (UDC) 8’, M. Villalobos (HU) 88’)
U. Católica 3-0 La Serena (R. Ovelar (UC) 4′, N. Trecco (UC) 21′, N. Castillo (UC) 90′)
Cobresal 0-1 Cobreloa (S. Zuñiga (CBA) 22’)
Rangers 2-2 Colo Colo (A. Oroz (RAN) 45’, F. Reynero (RAN) 49’, J.P. Fuenzalida (CC) 54’, M. Olivi (CC) 82’)
U. de Chile 4-0 Antofagasta (F. Gallegos (UCH) 1’, Á. Henríquez (UCH) 46’ & 67′, F. Castro (UCH) 64’)
Rangers 2-2 Colo Colo
Universidad de Chile 4-0 Antofagasta