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Atletico lineup: Milito sets the lineup to face Peñarol in the Libertadores

Atletico lineup: Milito sets the lineup to face Peñarol in the Libertadores

Atletico Peñarol is scheduled to face Uruguay in the third round of the group stage of the Copa Libertadores. To face the Uruguayan national team, coach Gabriel Milito repeated, for the first time, the starting lineup. The ball rolls at 9pm (Brasilia time).

Gallo goes to the field with: Iverson. Saravia, Jimerson, Battaglia, Arana; Ottavio, Alan Franco, Zaracho and Scarpa; Paulinho and Hulk. It is the same team that started the classic match against Cruzeiro, last Saturday (20), also at Arena MRV.

Atletico will have options on the bench: goalkeeper Mateus Mendes, defenders Bruno Fox, Mauricio Lemos and Igor Rabelo, full-back Mariano, midfielders Igor Gomez and Pedriño, as well as strikers Brahian Palacios, Eduardo Vargas, Cado and Alisson.

This is the first time that a Colombian has played in Palacios. This season happened, related to the game. The athlete recovered from muscle swelling in his right thigh. He suffered at the end of March.


Peñarol goes to the field with: of love; Rodriguez, Mendes, Oliveira and Milan; Garcia, Darias, Hernandez, Siqueira, Fernandez; Silvera. The team is led by former Atletico player Diego Aguirre.

Just like Gallo, the Carboneros cruised to a national championship win. The team, led by Diego Aguirre, defeated Boston River 3-1 away from home, with Argentine Leonardo Siqueira scoring two goals and a goal by striker Maximiliano Silveira.

Peñarol leads the opening tournament in the ninth round with 25 points, eight wins and one draw. The Boston River is fifth with 15.

The situation in the Libertadores

group leaderGallo, with six points, beat Caracas (4-1 in Venezuela) and Rosario Central-ARG (2-1 in Belo Horizonte). If another victory is achieved, the team led by coach Gabriel Milito will take an important step towards qualifying for the round of 16 of the most important club tournament in South America.

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