This Wednesday, at the Maracanã Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, starting at 7:30 p.m., he will have his first duel against Fla.
To deliver the first blow in Brazil to Flamengo, the team whose list is the most expensive in South America, with $ 172 million, is the task of the FC Barcelona players, who on Monday made a trip to Rio de Janeiro.
“The Bohm of a Thousand Headed to Brazil!” , was the message that bullfighters published on their accounts on social media to highlight the positivity within the group that managed to rank the club for the ninth time (1971, 1972, 1986), 1987, 1990, 1992, 1998, 2017 and 2021) to the semi-finals in the history of the cup.
In this crusade, Argentine coach Fabian Bustos summoned all the warriors who distinguished themselves in this version of the Libertadores. They go on to reconnect with the win after 41 days with a 3-2 victory over Deportivo Cuenca last Friday at the Monumental Banco Pichincha.
This Wednesday at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, starting at 7:30 p.m., he will have his first duel against Florida in the semi-finals of the Copa Libertadores.
The bullfighting team is the only one in Ecuador who knows what it is to win in the temple of Brazilian football: on July 15, 1986, they beat Bangú 1-2 with a double of the legendary Brazilian Severino Vasconcelos No. 10.
In this version, the cup was minutes away from winning the Maracana again, but Fluminense managed to tie 2 at the end of the first leg; And at Monumental he eliminated him in the quarter-finals (the global score is 3; the two away goals led him to the semi-finals).
Now their fans are eager for a positive result to secure their place at home in the Continental Championship final. In 1990 and 1998 they reached the last edition of the competition, falling to Olympia of Paraguay and Vasco da Gama of Brazil, in that order.
The rematch will be on Wednesday, September 29, starting at 7:30 p.m., at Monumental, which will only have 30% of its capacity (approximately 17,784 Canary fans, out of a total of 59,283 stage-enabled fans). (Dr)