They record U fans supporting Gremio in the match against Huachipato for the Copa Libertadores

Brazilian supporters shared photos with part of the French team before the match played in Talcahuano.

Huachipato played his last option this Tuesday to qualify for the round of 16 of the Copa Libertadores. The Acereros needed to beat Gremio to secure their presence among the continent’s top 16 teams. However, The Brazilian team delivered a big blow from the start thanks to Diego Costa and from there, they had to resist attacks from steelworkers on a field which ended up with several puddles due to the rain. .

Of course, after the match, a series of images began to circulate online in which we could see supporters of the University of Chile receiving and supporting the barristas from Porto Alegre to support his team.

In fact, in a video you can see how, upon entering the area intended for the visiting public of the stadium, a person wears a U jacket and carries a bass drum in the colors of the Gaúchos.

In sport, with this result, Huachipato no longer has any possibility of qualifying for the round of 16 and will have to compete in the Copa Sudamericana qualifiers. On the other side, Gremio must play their last match against Estudiantes de La Plata . The duel against the Argentinians will determine which team they will face in the round of 16. If they win Group C, they will face Peñarol. If they are second, they will do it against Fluminense.


Because of the way in which the tricolors won in Brazil, the press ended up recognizing the effort made by Huachipato.

UOL, for example, noted that “Gremio suffered, but had a brilliant evening from Marchesín and beat Huachipato 1-0, this Tuesday (4), in a match postponed to the 4th day of the Libertadores group stage. “.

“Marchesín played a decisive role in Gremio’s away victory. The goalkeeper made at least four important saves down the stretch, as the pitch was soaked and filled with puddles due to heavy rain. “, they added.

Globoesporte, for its part, summarized: “The last qualifier for the round of 16 of the Conmebol Libertadores is Gremio. On Tuesday evening, the Rio Grande do Sul team defeated Huachipato 1-0 and secured a place in the round of 16 of the continental tournament. Diego Costa scored the only goal of the match at the CAP Stadium in Talcahuano, Chile, just five minutes into the first half. In the second half, Marchesín stood out with some superb saves. In addition to securing its place, Tricolor could still find itself leader of the group “.

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Source: Latercera

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