Sporting Cristal and Huracán meet for the second leg of Phase 3 of the Copa Libertadores
The last two tickets to the group stage of the Copa Libertadores are defined today with two commitments. One takes place at the National Stadium in Lima, where the faces Sporting Cristal and Huracán are seen. In the first leg of Phase 3, played last week at the Tomás Adolfo Ducó, they tied 0-0. The match is refereed by the Brazilian Raphael Claus and televised by Fox Sports.
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The Peruvians, who eliminated Nacional from Paraguay in the preliminary phase (they lost 2-0 in the first leg in Asunción, but thrashed 5-1 at home), did not reach this commitment at the best moment since they have three draws In line. In addition to the equality against the Globo, they could not prevail against Asociación Deportiva Tarma (0-0) and Deportivo Garcilaso (4-4), which kept them from the top of the Peruvian First Division tournament. With nine units it appears in fifth place, four from the top.
The visit, for its part, also accumulates three games without victories and over the weekend lost its unbeaten record in the Professional League by losing 2-1 to Estudiantes de La Plata. Those from Parque Patricios, who in the previous instance beat Boston River from Uruguay, are in sixth place in the local tournament with 12 points, four less than San Lorenzo, their classic rival.
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The winner of this crossing will seal his ticket to the group stage of the Copa Libertadores, which represents an economic prize of 3 million dollars (plus 300 thousand of the same coin per game won). The loser, on the other hand, will go to the Copa Sudamericana, a competition that awards 900,000 dollars per participation and 100,000 per match won.
Sporting Cristal: Renato Solis; Carlos Lora, Ignacio, Gianfranco Chavez, Nilson Loyola; Jesus Castillo, Jesus Pretel, Jostin Alarcon; Washington Corozo, Brenner or Irven Ávila, Yoshimar Yotún. DT: Tiago Nunes.
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Hurricane: Luke Chaves; William Soto, Fernando Tobio, Gaston Sauro, William Benitez; John Gauto, James Hezze, Federico Fattori, Jonas Acevedo; Matthias Cockaro, Nicholas Lamb. DT: Diego Dabove.
Stadium: National of Lima
Referee: Raphael Claus (Brazil)
Television: Fox Sports
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