Dubai and MB Polo secured a spot in the championship match of the high goal Electrolit Gold Cup, following their respective wins against Kazak and San Luis, in the semifinalas that took place on Wednesday August 23, on Los Pinos grounds, in Sotogrande. Therefore, both teams will go head-to-head for the coveted trophy, in the final due to be played on Saturday, on Los Pinos.
Current reigning champions, Dubai, qualified to the final with a golden goal scored by Camilo Castagnola, in extra chukka; meanwhile, MB Polo, perhaps the lineup who displayed the best polo thoroghout the whole competition, claimed an impressive 13-8 win over San Luis. MB Polo, who already won the tournament in 2019, will try to attempt a remarkable achievement for Dubai, to become champions of the high goal Gold Cup in Sotogrande for a second consecutive year. The last time was in 2015-2016, when Dubai retained the title.
The final of the high goal Electrolit Gold Cup is due on Saturday August 26, and will be streamed live on PoloLine TV, as well as through Movistar + for Spain. través de Movistar + para todo el territorio español.
High goal Electrolit Gold Cup – SEMIFNALS:
SEMIFINAL #1: DUBAI 13-12 KAZAK (extra chukka)
DUBAI: Camilo Castagnola 10 (6 goals), Rashid Albwardy 2 (2), Bartolomé Castagnola 9 (3), Rufino Laulhé 1 (2). Total: 22.
KAZAK: Sébastien Aguettant 0, Nicolas Pieres 8 (3 goals), Francisco Elizalde 8 (5), Gonzalo Ferrari 6 (4). Total: 22.
Score Dubai: 2-0, 4-2, 6-5, 9-9, 10-11, 12-12, 13-12.
Umpires: Federico Martelli & Guillermo Villanueva. Third man: Esteban Ferrari.
SEMIFINAL #2: MB POLO 13-8 SAN LUIS
MB POLO: Mateen Bolkiah 0 (2 goals), Santos Merlos 4 (1), Pablo Mac Donough 9 (4), Facundo Pieres 9 (6). Total: 22.
SAN LUIS: Alejandro Aznar 0, Lukin Monteverde 6 (2 goals), Guillermo Caset 9 (6), Santiago Cernadas 7. Total: 22.
Score MB Polo: 1-3, 3-3, 6-4, 9-4, 10-6, 13-8.
Umpires:Gastón Lucero & Peter Wright. Third man:Martín Goti.
The high goal Electrolit Gold Cup, will come to an end onSaturday August 26:
18:30 h, Cancha 3 de Los Pinos: Dubai vs MB Polo