Favorable draw for Colo Colo in the Copa Libertadores: they will face Junior de Barranquilla in the round of 16

This Monday, the crossroads for the final phases of the continental competition was defined in the city of Luque, Paraguay.

Colo Colo has already defined its next rival in the round of 16 of the Copa Libertadores. The team led by Jorge Almirón was paired with Junior de Barranquilla who finished first in Group D. .

El Cacique, for the moment the only national representative in this body, finished in second position in group A, so it was already expected that the albos would have to face difficult teams.

Among the possible rivals, grouped in Pot 1, wasn Fluminense, Atlético Mineiro, Palmeiras, River Plate, Bolívar and Sao Paulo in addition to the winner of group C which remains to be defined between Tthe strongest, Huachipato and Gremio .

The steel players have a pending match with Gremio, who, in turn, will also have to face Estudiantes de La Plata. What the Brazilians do will define the group, since their performance can place them in each of the positions in the zone.

This draw also defined the matches for the rest of the competition. The round of 16 will be played after the Copa América. The first leg duels are scheduled between August 13 and 15, while the rematches will take place between August 20 and 22. .

Once the draw was over, Colo Colo used his social networks to discuss the duo’s result. So, they wrote inColombia Cup tickets “.

“Junior de Barranquilla will be our rival in the round of 16 of the CONMEBOL Libertadores Cup. The key will start at the Monumental stadium and end at the Metropolitan stadium. LET’S GO COLO-COLO! “, they added.

The same formula occupied Junior on the social network. “We already have a rival in the round of 16 of the Conmebol Libertadores 2024!”

We will face Colo Colo from Chile in August. The first leg in Santiago and the final match in Barranquilla . “Let’s go with everything!”, they added.

Huachipato delivers the final blow

One of the teams hoping to continue in the Copa Libertadores is Huachipato . The steel team still has to play a pending match with Gremio. In case of victory, the steelmakers will advance to the round of 16. In the event of a tie, it will depend on the duel between the Brazilians and the Estudiantes de La Plata. If they fall, they will continue to fight in the Copa Sudamericana qualifiers.

In the event that the Negriazules remain in first place in Group C, they will have to seek passage to the quarter-finals by facing Peñarol .

If they finish second, they will have to fight to advance against Fluminense .

The match between Huachipato and Gremio will take place this Tuesday June 4 from 8:00 p.m. in Talcahuano.

This is how the round of 16 of the Copa Libertadores was defined

  • San Lorenzo v. Atlético Mineiro
  • 2°C against Fluminense
  • Workshops vs. Flat River
  • Colo Colo vs. Junior
  • National against São Paulo
  • Botafogo vs. Palmeiras
  • Peñarol vs. 1°C
  • Flamengo vs. Bolivar

This is how the Copa Sudamericana round of 16 ended

  • Playoffs G vs Force
  • Playoffs A against Corinthians
  • Playoffs B against Belgrano
  • Playoffs H versus races
  • Playoffs D against Sportivo Ameliano
  • Playoffs E against Cruzeiro
  • Playoffs C against Independent of Medellín
  • Playoffs F against Lanus

The first legs of the playoffs will take place between July 16 and 18 while the rematches will take place between the 23 and 25 of the same month. The round of 16 will begin on August 13.

*To determine the elimination matches, two tables will be formed: one with the Libertadores teams and the other with those of the Sudamericana. The best third of the Libertadores will face the worst second of the Sudamericana and so on.

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Source: Latercera

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