The Venezuelan team beat Independiente 3-2 and adds 4 points, like Xeneize, who visits the leader Libertad. Agonizing victory for Inter de Coudet.
Caracas struck in Medellín. The Venezuelan team stomped on Colombian soil, beat Independiente 3-2 and reached Boca, with four points, in the second place in Group H of the Copa Libertadores. This Thursday, Xeneize can go away again if they get a good result in their visit to the leader Libertad of Paraguay.
The match at the Atanasio Girardot stadium was played behind closed doors, in the official resumption of activity in the area, within the framework of the coronavirus pandemic.
The visiting team, led by Noel Sanvicente, went ahead with conquests of Eduardo Ferreira at six minutes and Anderson Contreras, on 24 ‘with a great free kick execution.
The local team, which closes the classification without points, got the discount on the end of the first stage through a penalty executed by Javier Reina.
Just started the second part, those led by the Paraguayan technician Aldo bobadilla (former Boca goalkeeper) achieved temporary equality, with a score of Leonardo Castro.
But the allergy was short. Before the quarter hour of the second stage, the visit sealed the victory with a goal from the Argentine forward Alexis White (former Independent).
In the Colombian DIM, the former Argentine midfielder entered the first stage Israel Escalante, emerged in the formative divisions of Boca.
Independiente Medellín will be local again on the next date, the fourth, when it receives Boca, on Thursday 24 of the current. Meanwhile, the Venezuelan cast will host Libertad de Paraguay (6), on Wednesday 23.
In a round trip in Brazil, the Inter from Porto Alegre directed by Eduardo Coudet exceeded the hour at Cali America by 4-3 and consolidated as the leader of Group E.
The local had the debut coming from the forward’s bench Leandro Fernandez (former Independent). Also, Renzo saravia was headline and Andrés D’Alessandro entered in the second half.
Those led by Chacho prevailed in the last minute of the match through a goal from Gabriel Boschilia, who had already scored the second goal. The other two were the work of the Uruguayan Abel hernandez.
Durván Vergara, Adrián Ramos and Santiago Moreno converted for the Colombian team.
With three games played, Inter leads with 7 points while America has just 3 units. In the other party of the Zone, the Catholic University (3) of Ariel Holan added his first three points against Gremio (4).
In San Carlos de Apoquindo, where the former Independiente lined up half a dozen Argentines (goalkeeper Matías Dituro, Germán Lanaro, Gastón Lezcano, Luciano Aued, Fernando Zampedri, all starters, and Diego Buonanotte entering the second period), the “U” defined everything in the first half against those led by Renato Portaluppi.
And of those initial 45 minutes, the Chileans were enough only with the last two, first with both Zampedri, and then with that of Cesar Pinares.
The rest of the matches played on the day of this Wednesday ended with the victories of Palm Trees (2-1 against Bolivar, away) and Merida students (3-2 on Alianza Lima, home).