Guayaquil (Ecuador), February 14 (EFE). Barcelona will leave Guayaquil and Montevideo City Torque from Uruguay tomorrow, Tuesday, with all or nothing to decide qualification for the second qualifying stage of the Copa Libertadores, after a 1-1 draw in the first leg.
Barcelona fans are of the opinion that in their stadium and at 50% of the capacity authorized by the health and control authorities for the Covid-19 epidemic, the team’s performance will be different.
This is because the Ecuadorean players and coaching staff did not hide the concern that the equalizer left them at the Centenario, after winning a goal from Uruguayan Gonzalo Mastroianni, from the 7th minute, they could not hold out and ended up. Giving up a tie in the 64th minute.
The players of the 2021 Libertadores Cup semi-finals indicated that after the first official match they played in the current season and for the Libertadores match, they hope to show improvement to keep the ticket to the next stage, where they will wait for the winner, the winner. Sports University of Peru.
Barcelona coach, Fabian Bustos, will miss the birth of the match in the midfield, the Argentine naturalized Ecuadorean Damien Diaz, who was expelled from the substitute bench in the last half of the previous match.
Although the coach has not given a glimpse of Diaz’s replacement, Barcelona sources point to Eric Castillo or Christian Pinilla among the options available to replace him.
While Uruguayan midfielder Bruno Benatres will make a comeback, having served a suspended spell at the Libertadores last year.
For their part, the Uruguayan national team already knows what it means to win CONMEBOL as a visitor, such as the victory achieved in their first appearance in the Copa America 2020 with a score of 2-4 in Salvador de Bahia, against the Brazilian team from Bahia.
In the Uruguayan League, they tied the match against Cerro Largo and lost last Friday to Phoenix 1-2, as their coach Roman Coelho tried to rest several key players against Barcelona.
Barcelona: Javier Poray. Byron Castillo, Dario Aymar, Luca Sosa, Lionel Quines; Bruno Benatrice, Leonai Souza, Emmanuel Martinez, Eric Castillo; Adonis Preciado and Gonzalo Mastroianni.
Technician: Fabian Bustos.
Montevideo torque: Gastón Guruciaga; Agustín Peña, Joaquín Pereyra, Diego Arismendi, José lvarez; Matias Santos, Nicholas Melici, Dario Pereira, Marcelo Allende; Juan Segas and Joaquin Cefalos.
Artistic: Roman neck.
Referee: Brazilian Anderson Daronco, assisted by compatriots Marcelo van Gas and Noosa Back.
Stadium: Monumental Isidro Romero or “Banco Pichincha” owned by Barcelona.
Time: 7:30 p.m. local time (00:30 GMT on Wednesday).