Although all football eyes were on the 2021 Copa América in Brazil and the Eurocup, it is time to return to club level competitions, with the knockout stages of the Copa Libertadores de América just around the corner.
There are six teams Argentines who are involved in this knockout stage of the contest, so below we will review and remember both their respective rivals and the day and time of their confrontations. Who will lift the trophy currently being defended by Palmeiras from Brazil?
The “Xeneize” will be the home of the Brazilian team next Tuesday, July 13 from 19:15, while exactly one week later everything will be defined in Belo Horizonte. Since May 31, the day that Boca played its last official match, Atlético played 10 games, between Copa do Brasil and Brasileirao, and did not spend more than five days without competing. We will see which team this aspect favors, but it is clear that the best team in the group stage, with Hulk, Nacho Fernández and Vargas as great figures, will fight a lot.
They coincided in Group “E”, where the “Academy” finished first and Hernán Crespo’s second, and now they will see each other again, but in this case in an eliminatory duel. The Argentine team, which He will first visit Brazil on the same Tuesday, July 13 at 9:30 p.m., and then he will define at home exactly one week later, he will seek to take advantage of the weak moment of his rival.
The first leg in the clash between Argentine teams will be on Wednesday July 14 at the Monumental Stadium from 9:30 p.m., while a week later the procedure will be defined in the Diego Armando Maradona, land of the “Bicho”. It will be an exciting confrontation since they are two rivals who know each other a lot, and the “Millionaire” has suffered the “Boyacá Typhoon” in the last confrontations with each other. River must be isolated until the first leg, since he returned from the United States today and is obliged to comply with isolation.
It did not suit him at all to stand up to the Defending by Beccacece, which lost two of its banners: Enzo Fernández and Braian Romero. Fla, who has a great team and also one of the tournament’s scorers, Gabigol (6 shouts), You will visit it on Wednesday, July 14 from 9:30 p.m. and you will receive it exactly one week later, on your stage.
Another team that will suffer casualties is Velez Sarsfield, who will lose Thiago Almada and Francisco Ortega, who will leave to play the Olympic Games with the Argentine National Team. Amor, Domínguez, Abram, Galdames and De la Fuente also left, all considered by DT Pellegrino, and no reinforcements arrived. In this way, the Liniers team has a complicated outlook to receive the Wednesday July 14 from 7.15pm to Barcelona from Ecuador, who did not lose any starting footballer, and to visit him exactly seven days later.