Newell’s met their rivals in the Copa Sudamericana this Monday night after the draw that took place in Paraguay with Conmebol. This Tuesday the dates of the debut would be known, key to planning the Rosario classic with Rosario Central. For Leprosy it could be between April 4 and 6. The red and black president, Ignacio Astore, agreed.
“We are very satisfied. We take it as an institutional achievement and Newell’s deserves to be in this tournament, it is part of our history,” said Astore, in a chat from Paraguay with the special envoy of Televisión Litoral, Pablo Gavira.
Gabriel Heinze’s team will play with Santos from Brazil, Blooming from Bolivia and Audax Italiano from Chile, who occupy group E.
“The draw is a good area, the flights do not exceed three hours. Now we have to wait when we have to play. This depends on those who organize, knowing that Tuesday or Wednesday is convenient for us to debut, facing the classic, “he observed.
In the previous one, the leadership of Newell’s anticipated that they could request a change of day of the classic with Central. “If we have to debut in Sudamericana on Thursday, we will order the classic for Monday”confirmed Pablo Allegri, Newell’s vice-president in Zapping Sport (Three).
It is that the first date in the South American (from Tuesday, April 4 to Thursday, April 6) depends on the rest on the date prior to the Rosario classic against Rosario Central for the Professional League.
If Newell’s has to debut on Thursday the 6th, they will ask that the Rosario classic be played on Monday, April 10.