Universitario, from Peru, and Carabobo, from Venezuela, open this Tuesday, January 28, the round of the first leg of the preliminary round of the 2019/2020 version of the Copa Libertadores de América.
The definition of who will survive the battle for a place in the group stage will take place at the Monumental stadium, in Lima, starting at 9:30 pm (Brasília time).
In the first game, there was a 1-1 draw. So, whoever wins the game will advance to catch Cerro Porteño, from Paraguay, in the next stage.
Goalless draw ranks Peruvians. Equality for two or more goals is for Venezuelans.
The repetition of the score of the first match leads to the definition of penalty kicks.
The preliminary phase will determine the last four classified for the group stage of the Copa Libertadores de América, which has 28 pre-classifieds.
It is divided into three parts. Of the four eliminated in the final part, the two best placed in the ranking will have the possibility of playing in the South American Cup.
◾️The Universitário came out at a disadvantage in the match on Venezuelan soil.
◾️He suffered Tortolero’s goal in the first minute of the second half.
◾️It was a draw after just 38 minutes through Jonhatan dos Santos.
◾️Despite the late draw, the Peruvian team was far superior throughout the game.
◾️He had possession of the ball 56% of the time, created more than twice the attempts to finish (26 to 10) and hit the target four times of the hosts (eight to two).
◾️They showed to be in a more advanced preparation signal. Perhaps the result of the two games they played before entering the field. Universitario participated in the Summer Tournament, in Argentina, in order to prepare for its debut at Libertadores.
◾️In the first match, they defeated Huracan by 2 to 1. Then, they were beaten by Boca Juniors by 2 to 0.
◾️Carabobo tried to balance the match through ball possession. It did not manage to have the same dominance of the ball as the rival.
◾️He ran into the technical quality of his cast.
◾️However, when he managed to regain control, he used possession of the ball in an eminently defensive manner.
◾️I exchanged passes without much objectivity.
◾️He used the strategy mainly to prevent the Peruvian team from reaching its goal.
◾️However, the lack of quality in the pass ends up preventing the exchanges from continuing as long as they imagined and, in the end, propitiated to the rival counterattacks that offered dangers.
◾️Goalkeeper Hernandez, with seven saves, ended the duel by being considered his main athlete on the field.
Football Prediction of the Day Universitario vs Carabobo
Even acting outside its domains, Universitario showed control over Carabobo and had chances to win. At home, this situation should be expanded even with the team having the advantage of playing for a goalless draw. Thus, the prognosis for its success is the most suitable option for this Tuesday’s meeting due to the first phase of the preliminary stage of the 2020 edition of the Copa Libertadores de América.
Bet Tips: Universitario Odds: 1.32