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The Copa Libertadores will define the best of the 2021 edition in two weeks. The semifinals begin this Tuesday in Brazil and in the first key in di


The Copa Libertadores will define the best of the 2021 edition in two weeks. The semifinals begin this Tuesday in Brazil and in the first key in dispute, Gustavo Gómez faces Junior Alonso in the clash between Palmeiras and Atlético Mineiro. On Wednesday, Robert Piris da Motta’s Flamengo host Williams Riveros’s Barcelona.

September 21, 2021 – 09:38

The most important club tournament on the continent begins to define the finalists, who on November 27 will fight for the title at the Centennial of Montevideo. Four Paraguayans will be in action between the three Brazilian teams and one Ecuadorian, who will play the semifinals in roundtrip matches. Junior Alonso’s Atlético Mineiro, Gustavo Gómez’s Palmeiras, Robert Piris da Motta’s Flamengo and Williams Riveros’s Barcelona are going for half the glory.

This Tuesday, at the Allianz Parque in the city of São Paulo, Verdão de Gómez receives Galo de Alonso at 8:30 p.m. Escort and leader of Serie A, respectively, the defenders of the Paraguayan team take the dispute to the international tournament. Both will be starters in their respective teams, whose priority is to win the trophy: the São Paulo for the two-time championship, the third in their history, and the Miners for the second after defeating Olimpia in 2013.

The formations and the referees of Palmeiras-Mineiro

Palmeiras: Weverton; Marcos Rocha, Gustavo Gómez, Luan, Joaquín Piquerez; Danilo, Zé Rafael; Wesley, Raphael Veiga, Dudu; Roni. DT: Abel Ferreira.

Atlético Mineiro: Everson; Mariano, Nathan, Junior Alonso, Guilherme Arana; Jair, Allan – Matías Zaracho, Ignacio Fernández, Eduardo Vargas or Diego Costa; Hulk. DT: Alexi Stival.

Referees: Patricio Loustau (Argentine), assisted by Diego Bonfa and Gabriel Chande.