The week’s action began on Friday when vice-champions Deportes Tolima defeated Atletico Huila in a regional derby. Danny Santoya scored two goals for the home side, with Wilmer Parra netting the remaining late on. Huila’s only goal came from Jorge Vidal, 3-1.
On Saturday, defending champions Once Caldas were too strong for Millonarios in Bogota. John Pajoy scored the opener after 70 minutes and Dayro Moreno made it 2-0 to the visitors in minute 89.
In Sunday’s fixtures, newcomes Itagüi Ditaires got their second win of the season at Boyaca Chico in Tunja. The hosts did score the opener through Mahecha in the sixth minute but Mosquera (30th) and Vasquez (76th) turned things around in Itagüi’s favor.
Deportes Quindio hosted Atletico Junior and dropped their first two points of the season in a 1-1 draw. Victor Cortes put Junior in the lead after 25 minutes but Polo limited the damage for Quindio in the 54th.
Once Caldas, Quindio and Itagüi now share the lead with seven points from three games. Once Caldas have the best goal difference.
In the other Medellin – Cali clash, Independiente beat Deportivo Cali 2-0 away from home. Andres Mosquera and Jaime Castrillon delivered the goals.
In the day’s remaining games, Real Cartagena drew 1-1 with Cucuta, the same score was the result of the match between Pereira and Santa Fe, and Envigado’s home game with La Equidad ended in a goalless draw.