COPA SUDAMERICANA: First Round review

Copa Sudamericana

FIRST ROUND – SECOND LEG

30th July – 2nd August 2013

Week 2 of the 2013 Copa Sudamericana saw 16 teams qualify for the second round of the competition. The teams that qualified for the next round are Atletico Nacional (Colombia), Cobreloa (Chile), Colo Colo (Chile), Deportivo Pasto (Colombia), Emelec (Ecuador), Guarani (Paraguay), Independiente (Ecuador), Itagui (Colombia), La Equidad (Colombia), LDU Loja (Ecuador), Libertad (Paraguay), Mineros de Guayana (Venezuela), Nacional (Paraguay), River Plate (Uruguay), Universidad Catolica (Chile), and Universidad de Chile (Chile).

Out of those teams that qualified there were only five teams that won their matches this week. River Plate won 4-0 at home against Blooming (Bolivia), Atletico Nacional won 4-0 at home against Inti Gas (Peru), Itagui won 3-2 away at Juan Aurich (Peru), Colo Colo won 2-0 at home against El Tanque Sisley (Uruguay), and Emelec won 4-0 at home against Sport Huancayo (Peru).

This week’s matches saw eight players score two goals for their teams in their respective matches. They were Charles Aranguiz (Universidad de Chile), Federico Santander (Guarani), Fernando Guerrero (Independiente), Isaac Diaz (Universidad de Chile), Jhon Valoy (Atletico Nacional), Richard Blanco (Mineros de Guayana), Sebastian Taborda (River Plate), and Ysrael Zuniga (Melgar). The first hat-trick in this year’s competition was scored this week. It was scored by Ecuadorian international Enner Valencia for Emelec in their match against Sport Huancayo.

This week’s matches in the competition saw six players sent off. They were Carlos Nunez (Penarol), Diego Silva (Cobreloa), Miguel Hurtado (Real Potosi), Luis Colmenarez (Deportivo Lara), Pedro Larrea (LDU Loja), and Sebastian Contreras (Cobreloa).

Here are this week’s results:

06.08.2013

21:15 BST – Melgar (0) 2-0 Deportivo Pasto (3) – Deportivo Pasto won 3-2 on aggregate.

21:45 BST – River Plate (1) 4-0 Blooming (0) – River Plate won 5-0 on aggregate.

07.08.2013

00:15 BST – Deportivo Lara (0) 1-1 LDU Loja (2) – LDU Loja won 3-1 on aggregate.

00:15 BST – Universidad de Chile (1) 5-0 Real Potosi (3) – Universidad de Chile won 6-3 on aggregate.

02:45 BST – Atletico Nacional (1) 4-0 Inti Gas (0) – Atletico Nacional won 5-0 on aggregate.

21:45 BST – Juan Aurich (0) 2-3 Itagui (3) – Itagui won 6-2 on aggregate.

21:45 BST – The Strongest (0) 1-1 Nacional (0) – 1-1 on aggregate, Nacional won on away goals.

08.08.2013

00:15 BST – Cerro Porteno (1) 0-1 Universidad Catolica (1) – Universidad Catolica won 2-1 on aggregate.

00:15 BST – Emelec (3) 4-0 Sport Huancayo (1) – Emelec won 7-1 on aggregate.

02:45 BST – Colo Colo (1) 2-0 El Tanque Sisley (0) – Colo Colo won 3-0 on aggregate.

02:45 BST – La Equidad (1) 0-0 Trujillanos (0) – La Equidad won 1-0 on aggregate.

09.08.2013

00:15 BST – Deportivo Anzoategui (0) 0-2 Independiente (0) – Independiente won 2-0 on aggregate.

00:15 BST – Oriente Petrolero (0) 1-4 Guarani (0) – Guarani won 4-1 on aggregate.

00:15 BST – Penarol (0) 0-2 Cobreloa (0) – Cobreloa won 2-0 on aggregate.

02:45 BST – Barcelona (2) 0-2 Mineros de Guayana (2) – Mineros  won 4-2 on aggregate.

02:45 BST – Libertad (2) 0-0 Montevideo Wanderers (1) – Libertad won 2-1 on aggregate.

Key:

British Summer Time (BST)

This is how the draw looks for the 16 teams that qualified this week for the second round of the competition:

Emelec v Universidad Catolica

Deportivo Pasto v Colo Colo

Itagui v River Plate

Independiente v Universidad de Chile

Atletico Nacional v Guarani

La Equidad v Cobreloa

Mineros de Guayana v Libertad

LDU Loja v Nacional

The dates of when these matches will be played are yet to be confirmed.

PaulSeery

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