Palmeiras, present champion of the Copa Libertadores, defeated Universidad Católica by the minimal distinction, within the first leg of the spherical of 16 of the worldwide event, and as a customer.
This Wednesday, Palmeiras received an essential end result from the San Carlos de Apoquindo stadium, in Santiago de Chile, after beating 1-Zero at Catholic College, on the Libertadores Cup. The one aim of the match was the work of Raphael Veiga, after a penalty cost that got here after a disputed play.
Regardless of the rating in favor of the Brazilians, the locals, led by Uruguayan Gustavo Poyet, had been superior all through the primary 45 minutes. The Crusaders had the perfect scoring possibilities. On a number of events, goalkeeper Weverton saved the São Paulo staff.
When these of the Chilean capital dealt with the ball at will and had the Brazilians relegated on their aim, in an remoted motion the VAR warned the central choose a couple of attainable hand within the giant space of these of Santiago. The referee went to the monitor and after seeing the motion on a number of events, he decreed a penalty for the inexperienced of Sao Paulo.
Palmeiras ahead Deyverson despatched a cross into the world, nevertheless, the ball was touched by the left arm of Germán Lanaro, who protested saying that the ball touched his limb after first hitting his leg; Little legitimate argument for the central who remained in his choice. Raphael Veiga was charged and with a robust shot to the middle of the aim he put and decreed the ultimate 1-0, at minute 42.
For the second half, the U Católica maintained possession, however was not very efficient within the face of the Brazilians’ aim. Solely as soon as was Sebastián ‘Zanahoria’ Pérez demanded, who at 70 ‘saved a shot from Wesley Ribeiro.
With the rating in favor, Palmeiras may have a slight benefit for the second leg, to be performed on the Allianz Parque stadium in Sao Paulo, subsequent Wednesday July 21.
Technical sheet of Universidad Católica vs. Palmeiras: