What Andrea Pirlo or David Villa did not achieve, he did Alexander callens. The defender of the Peruvian National Team, having a great moment not only with the Blanquirroja, but also with the New York City, He managed to carry out a game in which he was a priori favorite against the Philadelphia Union, but that ended up complicating him. The Newyorkers they won the Eastern Conference title for the first time in their history, and qualified for the grand final for the Major League Soccer championship.
Alexander callens, who came from qualifying City at this stage with the decisive penalty against the New England Revolution five days ago, had a start with bad luck, when in his attempt to anticipate a rival, he ended up scoring against.
The Polish Kacper Przybylko had the brand of Callens, but managed to take a small space of advantage at the height of the penalty spot and was getting ready to define after a center the area, but the Peruvian defender anticipated and ended up touching the ball with the left boot .
The outcome was not favorable for New York City, as the ball bounced on the grass and scored, almost hitting the post, on 62 minutes, for the 1-0 of the Philadelphia Union.
However, only two minutes lasted the regret of Callens and his teammates, as Maximiliano Morález put the tie at 65, and Talles Magno scored 2-1 of the comeback with two minutes remaining in the match, thus giving him the Ronny Deila’s men qualify for the grand final.
Now, Callens and company will face Portland Timbers in the grand final, a team that eliminated Real Salt Lake. The game will be played on the Timbers’ court next Saturday, December 11.