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Rosario Central defeats Peñarol in its debut in Group G of the Copa Libertadores

Today the Copa Libertadores will have two vibrant duels with Argentine teams of protagonists

After the presentation of River (they beat Deportivo Táchira in Venezuela), San Lorenzo (tied at home against Palmeiras) and Estudiantes de La Plata (tied as a visitor to Huachipato from Chile), it is the turn of the premieres of Rosario Central and Córdoba workshops. This afternoon, Canalla faces Peñarol at home, while T will host San Pablo. Two vibrant meetings that give continuity to Date 1 of the Libertadores.


Rosario Central and Peñarol meet in Arroyito (@RosarioCentral)
Rosario Central and Peñarol meet in Arroyito (@RosarioCentral)

Rosario Central beats Peñarol 1-0 in his debut in the Libertadores Cup. The duel for Group G is played in the Creek Giantwhere he Scoundrel tries to get strong and recover from the two consecutive defeats suffered by the League Cup. Televisa Fox Sports 2.

After studying the first minutes, the game was played in midfield. The first to break lines was Scoundrelwho, arriving at 20 minutes, warned with a shot of Jaminton Campaz that went into the hands of Guillermo De Amores.

The game process was frictionless with few arrivals and later Central warned again with two other mid-distance shots, one of Agustín Sandez and another of Ignacio Malcorra.

It was at 31 minutes that Penarol had his first clear arrival with a header from Gaston Ramirez that passed very close to the left post of the goal defended by Jorge Broun.

Before going to half-time the Rosario team took the lead. At 46 minutes the corner kick came from the left, Facundo Mallo He won with a header and the ball hit the crossbar, but he caught the rebound. Carlos Quintana who scored 1-0 with his left foot.

* Rosario Central’s goal

In the complement the Uruguayan team approached the area Scoundrel and Maximiliano Silvera The tie was lost with a half turn that passed close.

Later his own Silvera He had another one in which, after being stung before the exit of Broun, Quintana rejected over the line. It was a great reaction from the central defender.

With no chance of reaching the quarterfinals of the League Cup, those led by Miguel Ángel Russo have all their bets on the Cup. To feed the dream and get excited about progressing to the round of 16, while the rumors of the possible arrival of Ángel Di María in the middle of the year, it is necessary to start on the right foot against Carbonero.

The Uruguayans arrive emboldened by their position in their country’s Apertura, leading along with Progeso with 16 points in six matches. They are undefeated, the product of five wins and one draw (they barely conceded two goals and are the least beaten fence in their tournament). However, Manya has a negative record at the continental level: it lost all six games in the group stage of Sudamericana 2023.

By the same group Atlético Mineiro beats 4-1 Caracas In Venezuela. With these partial results the Mineiro and Central They lead with 3 points, but the Brazilian team is at the top due to better goal difference.

The next zone date will take place on Wednesday. Central Rosary will visit Atlético Mineiro on Wednesday, from 7:00 p.m. While Penarol will receive Caracasstarting at 9:00 p.m.


Central: Jorge Broun; Damián Martínez, Facundo Mallo, Carlos Quintana, Agustín Sández; Kevin Ortiz, Jonathan Gómez, Tomás O’Connor, Ignacio Malcorra; Jaminton Campaz and Abel Hernández. DT: Miguel Ángel Russo

Peñarol: Guillermo De Amores; Camilo Mayada, Guzmán Rodríguez, Javier Méndez, Maximiliano Olivera; Javier Cabrera, Damián García, Eduardo Darias, Gastón Ramírez, Leonardo Fernández; and Maximiliano Silvera. DT: Diego Aguirre

Stadium: Creek Giant

Referee: Wilmar Roldán (Colombia)

Will televise: Fox Sports 2


Talleres and San Pablo, to the field for the most desired Cup
Talleres and San Pablo, to the field for the most desired Cup

With the desire to be able to seal their place in the quarterfinals of the League Cup, Talleres begins its journey through America when it receives the powerful San Pablo of Brazil. Walter Ribonetto’s team intends to add three to start at the top in an area that also includes Barcelona from Ecuador and Cobresal, who tied in Chile. The story at the Mario Alberto Kempes stadium begins at 9 p.m. (Fox Sports and Star+ broadcast).

With two days left until the end of the regular phase of the League Cup, the T is in second place in Group A and can achieve its goal this Saturday when it plays at home against Independiente Rivadavia de Mendoza, one of the bottom teams (then they will close against Independiente in Avellaneda). However, all eyes are on tonight’s match against a team from São Paulo that was surprisingly eliminated in the quarterfinals of its state championship at the hands of Novorizontino from the Brazilian promotion (the Brasileirao has not yet started).


Workshops: Guido Herrera; Gastón Benavídez, Matías Catalán, Juan Rodríguez, Miguel Navarro; Daniel Ortegoza, Juan Portilla, Marcos Portillo, Rubén Botta; Federico Girotti and Ramón Sosa. DT: Walter Ribonetto

Saint Paul: Raphael; Rafinha, Robert Arboleda, Diego Costa, Wellington; Lucas Moura, Allison, Pablo Maia, Wellington Rato; James Rodríguez and André Silva. DT: Tiago Carpini Barbosa

Stadium: Mario Alberto Kempes

Hour: 21.00

Referee: Alexis Herrera (Venezuela)

Will televise: Fox Sports and Star+

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