History of Colombia vs. Uruguay in the South American sub-20
This match will be the 26th between Colombians and Uruguayans since the creation of the highest continental tournament in the category, in 1954. So far, there have been 12 Charrúa victories, six wins for the Colombian team, while the remaining seven matches ended in draws. .
Uruguay was leader of Group B of the South American sub-20
The Uruguayan team qualified for this instance undefeated and as first in group B with ten units as a result of three victories and a draw. In addition, it is so far the highest scoring team in the tournament, with eleven goals, which were scored by Álvaro Rodríguez (3), Fabricio Díaz (3) and Luciano Rodríguez (3), Damián García (1) and Rodrigo Chagas (1 ).
One of the most important teams in Germany signed the Colombian Gustavo Puerta: but he will not play with them this season
The midfielder and captain of the Colombia U-20 team signed a contract with Bayer Leverkusen until 2028, for now he will be loaned to FC Nuremberg for the remainder of the season in Europe
Gustavo Puerta is a new Bayer Leverkusen player until 2028
Bayer Leverkusen made the signing of Colombian Gustavo Puerta official from today until 2028. The Colombian midfielder, who is playing the South American U-20 tournament in the country until February 12, comes from Bogotá FC from the Second Colombian Division and will fall to FC Nuremberg, also from the promotion championship, but in Germany, for the remainder of the 2022-2023 season.
Daniel Luna left the concentration of the Colombia U-20 team: he traveled to Europe to sign with his new club
The 19-year-old Deportivo Cali midfielder will sign with RCD Mallorca in Spain on loan with a purchase option
The Deportivo Cali midfielder will have his first experience in Europe at the age of 19.
The midfielder of the Colombia U-20 team, which this Tuesday, January 31, will play the first game of the final hexagonal of the South American U-20 Championship, Daniel Luna, left the concentration of the national team to travel to Spain and finalize details of his relationship with RCD Mallorca of the first division of Iberian football. The 19-year-old player had been confirmed out by Héctor Cárdenas due to an injury caused by a blow to the ankle in the last match against the Argentine team.
Modifications to the El Campín stadium for the South American sub-20
The venue was inaugurated by then President Eduardo Santos in the framework of the Bolivarian Games of 1938.
In the El Campín stadium, it was necessary to increase the capacity of the auxiliary dressing rooms to complete 23 change rooms, additionally the capacity of the referees’ bench was increased. As reported by the director of the IDRD, the investment made was around $4.600 million and was also allocated to the sites that will host the training of the other five classified teams, apart from the Colombian team.
Chilean arbitration shortlist for the match between the Colombia team vs. the selection of Uruguay in the first date of the Hexagonal Final of the South American Championship sub-20
Central Referee: Cristian Garay – Chile
Assistant 1: Claudio Urrutia – Chile
Assistant 2: Miguel Rocha – Chile
Fourth official: Ivo Méndez – Bolivia
Fifth referee: Juan Montaño – Bolivia
The midfielder suffered a stomp in the last game against Argentina.
Daniel Luna will be the only casualty of the Colombian U-20 team in the match of the first date of the Hexagonal Final of the South American category. The Deportivo Cali midfielder suffered a strong stomp in the match where the Tricolor won 1-0 against Argentina, but the player had to leave the field of play before 15 minutes due to severe pain.
Another reason for his absence is due to the fact that he has a scheduled trip to Spain to be able to sign the contract that links him to Mallorca in Spain. His return to the country would take place before the second date to face Paraguay.
This is how the groups of the South American sub-20 remained
1. Brazil – 10 points – +6 goal difference
2. Colombia – 8 points – +2 goal difference
3. Paraguay – 7 points – +1 goal difference
4. Argentina – 3 points – -3 goal difference
5. Peru – 0 points – -6 goal difference
1. Uruguay – 10 points – +9 goal difference
2. Venezuela – 6 points – -2 goal difference
3. Ecuador – 5 points – 0 goal difference
4. Chile – 4 points – -3 goal difference
5. Bolivia – 3 points – -4 goal difference
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La Tricolor will play all the games of the final hexagonal at the Nemesio Camacho El Campín
The Tricolor team will play all its matches at the Campín. Photo: VizzorImage / Gabriel Aponte / Staff
After the first phase of the South American sub-20 tournament in Cali, the championship moves to the capital of the Republic where Nemesio Camacho El Campín and the Metropolitano de Techo will be the venues in which the Colombian team will seek to qualify for the World Cup the category that will be played in Indonesia between May and June of this year.