Mission El Campín: Millionaires, for a good advantage against Mineiro

The first 90 minutes of the big blue goal are played. Millonarios dreams of playing in the group stage of the Copa Libertadores, but in front they have a great rival, perhaps the favorite of the key to qualify. Atlético Mineiro, a team that was champion of the tournament and that has a great investment, wants to surprise in Bogotá. The Brazilian team is motivated by what the atmosphere in El Campín can be.

“It’s a traditional team, very strong at home, stadium fullall players like to play, different atmosphere against our team. We plan to play a good game”, assured Everson, Mineiro’s goalkeeper and one of the figures of Atlético Mineiro.

Alberto Gamero knows that the game lasts 180 minutes and can last until penalties, For this reason, with the support of his fans, he hopes to achieve a good goal difference in Bogotá for his visit to Brazil in eight days. The experienced as Álvaro Montero, Andrés Llinás, Larry Vásquez and Mackalister Silva, those in charge of giving peace of mind and order to achieve a good result at home.

Millionaires, with the same XI that faced Universidad Católica

Alberto Gamero will bet on the same starting XI that faced Universidad Católica, if the goals or the moment gets complicated, he would use the same formula that he used with the Ecuadorian team where in the complementary part he sent Fernando Uribe to the pitch, however, The DT doesn’t want to risk the attacker who comes from a long save.

The ambassador team will start with the 4-2-3-1, Leonardo Castro will be the leading man and the one in charge of complicating Mineiro’s defense. The Brazilians refer well to Mackalister Silva and Daniel Cataño, the men in charge of the creation, however, also refer to Óscar Cortés who already worries his rivals for his movements and changes of rhythm that can be fundamental in Bogotá.

The stars of Mineiro seek victory

Like every Brazilian team, it has very important names, however, there is a figure from Mineiro who did not travel to Bogotá due to family problems, such as Matías Zaracho. The presence of Everson, goalkeeper and one of the most prominent in the second phase, stands out. There is also Pablo Zarabia, right back, Dodó, Pedrinho, Patrick, Edenilson, Paulinho, the man of the goals and Hulk, the one of the experience and power.

The Chilean striker is also on the bench Eduardo Vargas who has lost prominence, but who always makes a difference when he enters. All these top players will seek to surprise in Bogotá and take a good result to Belo Horizonte.

Achieving the advantage will be essential

In the last Copa Libertadores match, Millonarios put in his dressing room; “The house is respected”, against Atlético Mineiro he will have to motivate himself again and fulfill the sentence. Although it is a high-class rival, the Bogotá team believes that it can fight it hand in hand, but to pass the key he will have to make a good difference in El Campín.

Millionaires and the last two memories in Copa Libertadores

It is the first time that the blues are in the third phase of the Copa Libertadores. In 2017 he stayed against Atlético Paranaense after losing 1-0 in Brazil and in Bogotá he managed to tie the series with a goal from Jhon Duque, but penalties decided the classification of the Braziliansafter Pedro Franco and Maxi Núñez missed their shots from eleven steps.

Then comes the last and most recent memory that was against Fluminense last year. Millonarios lost 1-2 at home and then fell 2-0 in Rio de Janeiro. In Bogotá they were able to make or achieve a good difference, but a red card from Eduardo Sosa in the first minutes of the game changed the whole plan.

possible alignments


Alvaro Montero; Elvis Perlaza, Andrés Llinás, Juan Pablo Vargas, Ómar Bertel; Larry Vasquez, Daniel Giraldo; Óscar Cortés, Mackalister Silva, Daniel Cataño and Leonardo Castro.

DT: Alberto Gamero

Atletico Mineiro

Everson; Renzo Saravia, Mauricio Lemos, Jemerson, Dodó; Allan, Pedrinho, Patrick; Edenilson, Paulinho and Hulk.

DT: Eduardo Coudet

Data sheet

Hour: 7:30 pm

Stadium: The Campin

Center referee: Piero Maza (CHI)

Assistant No. 1: Jose Retamal (CHI)

Assistant No. 2: Claudio Urrutia (CHI)

fourth official: Felipe González (CHI)

VAR: Angelo Hermosilla

AVAR: Alejandro Molina


goalkeeper saves



total assists

Oscar Cortes


Yellow cards

Andres Llinas


Possession Repossessions



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