Boca emerged unscathed from the Corinthians cauldron this Tuesday at the start of the Copa Libertadores-2022 round of 16, a day that saw the winner Athletico Paranaense and Atlético Mineiro stealing points in Guayaquil.
The Xeneize, obsessed with getting the seventh Libertadores title to equal Independiente as the most winner of the continental competition, He achieved a goalless draw against a ‘Timao’ who harassed him barely in the first half and even had the luxury of wasting a penalty with Róger Guedes that Agustín Rossi covered.
The return of this duel will take place in the Bombonera next Tuesday and the winner will face the winner of the key between Flamengo and Colombian Tolima in the quarterfinals.
Champion of the 2021 South American Cup, Athletico Paranaense took a firm step towards the quarterfinals by beating the combative Libertad of Paraguay 2-1.
in a good game, full of chances for both sides, the ‘Furacao’ had more effectiveness and achieved victory thanks to two goals in the first half from the young Vitor Roque (6) and the Colombian Nicolás Hernández (32).
Héctor Villalba (20) put the tie momentary for the recent winner of the Paraguayan Opening.
The series will end on Tuesday in Asunción and the winner will go to the quarterfinals. to face whoever takes the final victory between the Brazilian Fortaleza and Estudiantes de La Plata.
In Guayaquil, Atlético Mineiro signed a 1-1 with Emelec, who owes a good part of the tie to goalkeeper Pedro Ortiz after he saved a penalty from Hulk in the 88th minute.
AND‘Galo’ took the lead at 16′ with a goal from Ademir, while the electricians from Guayaquil equalized with a penalty at 58 with a score by Sebastián Rodríguez.
The winner of the lap on Tuesday in Belo Horizonte will meet in the quarterfinals with the winner of the key between the two-time champion Palmeiras and Cerro Porteño.
— Results and program of the first legs of the round of 16 of the Copa Libertadores de América-2022 that will be played this week:
In Guayaquil: Emelec (ECU) – Atletico Mineiro (BRA) 1-1
In Curitiba: Athletico Paranaense (BRA) – Libertad (PAR) 2-1
In São Paulo: Corinthians (BRA) – Boca Juniors (ARG) 0-0
In cordoba: Workshops (ARG) – Colon (ARG)
In Asuncion: Cerro Porteno (PAR) – Palmeiras (BRA)
In Ibague: Sports Tolima (COL) – Flamengo (BRA)
In Buenos Aires: Velez Sarsfield (ARG) – River Plate (ARG)
In Fortress: Fortaleza (BRA) – Students of La Plata (ARG)