March 29, 2023

Atlético MG will face Millonarios in the Libertadores to secure a place in the group stage | Athlete- mg

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After 0-0 in the first leg, in Quito, the two teams faced each other again on Thursday, in the Colombian capital. Universidad Católica took the lead with a penalty kick, which was taken by striker Ismail Diaz, on the 38th of the first half.

Shortly thereafter, still in the first phase, the Ecuadorian team was left with one player less. Defender Franklin Guerra was sent off after receiving his second yellow card, for consecutive fouls.

Daniel Cataños, from Millonarios, celebrates the goal he scored against Universidad Católica, from Ecuador – Photo: EFE/Mauricio Dueñas Castañeda

On the way back from the end of the first half, after much pressure, Millonarios equalized with striker Leonardo Castro, aged 17, who completed the net after an Oscar Cortes pass. The turning point came in the goal of midfielder Daniel Cattaneo, who scored in the 21st minute of the second half.

game between Atlético MG And Millonarios next Wednesday at 9:30 pm in Bogota, Colombia. The return trip is scheduled for the 15th, at Mineirao.

The winner of the clash guarantees their place in the group stage of the Copa Libertadores. The draw for the rally will take place on the 22nd, at the CONMEBOL headquarters, in Asuncion, Paraguay.

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