The final phase of the BetPlay Dimayor 2021-2 League begins in Colombia and unlike what was an atypical 2020, the dispute returns through home runs to choose the finalists of the local rental.
The team that finished with the best mark and was seeded in the first position was Atlético Nacional, who started as the great favorites for the championship after being crowned in the Colombia Cup. Group A will also have the Deportivo Cali, the Deportivo Pereira and the Athletic Junior.
Nacional finished in the first position with 42 points, adding 12 wins, 6 draws and only 2 losses. Although they fell hard on the last date 3-1 at home against Millonarios, they arrive motivated after win the Colombia Cup against Pereira during the week prior to the start of the home runs.
In the case of Junior, they have achieved 33 points with 8 wins, 9 draws and 3 losses, after the coach Arturo Reyes assumed command of the team during the course of the championship. During the last date of the tournament they added a cold 1-1 draw against Alianza Petrolera, remaining in fourth position.
Pereira comes in free fall during the last days, not only losing the Colombia Cup by a cumulative 5-1, but they also suffered a home win against América also 5-1 during the last date of the championship. They finished in fifth position with 33 points, 9 wins, 6 draws and 5 losses.
Finally there is the Cali, who rebuilt the road with the arrival of the Venezuelan Rafael Dudamel, getting into the fight in the last dates to fight for a place in the finals. They closed the tournament with a scoreless draw against Once Caldas, registering 31 points with 8 wins, 7 draws and 5 losses to finish seventh.
The first date of the home runs will be played this weekend with Nacional receiving Junior and Pereira visiting Cali. A lot of action is expected in the Colombian soccer finals and there may be several surprises.
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