Arema silenced Bali United at home in the continuation of Liga 1 2022-2023, Saturday (13/8/2022) night. There are at least five things that became the first all-round moment in the duel that Arema won 2-1.
Playing at the Captain I Wayan Dipta Stadium, Gianyar, Arema as the guest team was able to take the lead first through Abel Camara’s goal. However, before the break, Bali United managed to equalize to 1-1 through Privat Mbarga’s goal.
Arema finally created the winning goal at the end of the second half. Ricky Fajrin’s own goal made Arema return to Malang with three points after winning 2-1.
This victory made coach Eduardo Almeida’s team move up to 5th in the standings with a collection of seven points. Singo Edan’s squad has so far won two wins, one draw and one loss.
This is the first thing when Arema silenced Bali United in their cage
1. Arema’s First Away Victory
This victory over Bali United became Arema’s first away win in Liga 1 2022-2023. Arema has only undergone two away matches. Previously, Arema’s first away match ended in a 0-3 defeat to Borneo FC.
2. Abel Camara’s first goal
Arema’s first goal in the match against Bali United was made by Abel Camara. The Portuguese striker scored his first goal for Arema in Liga 1 2022-2023. Previously, Abel had scored two goals for Arema in the 2022 Presidential Cup.
3. Arkhan Fikri’s First Debut
Arkhan Fikri made his first debut playing for Arema. The 18-year-old was introduced in the 72nd minute for Adam Alis. Interestingly, the U-19 Indonesian national team player was again pulled out in the extra minute of the second half to be replaced by Hanis Saghara.
4. First Team to Beat Bali United at Home
Arema became the first team to beat Bali United at home in Liga 1 2022-2023 this season, although it was not their first defeat. Previously, Bali United turned out to have suffered defeat this season. However, the defeat occurred at home to PSM Makassar, with a score of 0-2.
5. Eduardo Almeida’s First Victory Against Bali United
Arema’s 2-1 victory was also the coach’s first victory over Bali United. Previously, in three matches, the Portuguese coach had never brought the team he trained to beat Bali United. First, Semen Padang was defeated by Bali United 0-2 in League 1 2019, then Arema only drew 0-0 in the first round of Liga 1 2021-2022 and lost 1-2 in the second round.
There were many other interesting moments apart from the three goals that marked the Bali United vs Arema match. BACA: These are the interesting moments in the Bali United vs Arema match last night.