The Brazilians had local competition and reserved the best to reach Bogotá.
Millonarios will face Atlético Mineiro this Wednesday, March 8, in the first leg of the third phase of the Copa Libertadores, looking for a comfortable advantage that will allow them to go to Brazil, to dream and aspire to the group stage of the competition.
Before this duel, the ambassadors will be facing Deportivo Cali, where they will surely present a substitute roster, keeping part of the gala eleventh, to go all out and achieve a good result in the key, which will close in Belo Horizonte.
For its part, Atlético Mineiro reaches the third round bracket as the favorite to advance. The difference in payroll, championship and financial muscle with any team on the continent, against a Brazilian one, increases the gap and has been demonstrated in recent years. Now, it’s soccer and things on the pitch can even out.
Coudet did the same and reserved the entire starting roster, in the match he had for the Carioca Championship against Esporte DEmocrata, where he won 3-0 with scores from Hyoran, Eduardo Sasha and Eduardo Vargas. The only starter who played the entire game was goalkeeper Everson. In addition, during the 90 minutes, men like the Hulk, Jemerson and Pedrinho entered. It should be noted that the rival of the Brazilian team is from the fourth division of this country.