Students from La Plata will look for a victory this Thursday that will classify it to the quarterfinals of the Copa Libertadores, when it receives Fortaleza, from Brazildirected by the Argentine Juan Pablo Vojvoda.
The match, which will be the revenge of the one held last week in Brazil and which ended tied (1-1), will be played at the UNO Jorge Luis Hirschi stadium, starting at 9:30 p.m., will be televised by ESPN and will have the Uruguayan Esteban Ostojich as referee. .
The winner of the tie will advance to the quarterfinals, where they will meet Athlético Paranaense from Brazil, who eliminated Libertad from Paraguay.
In the event that the match ends tied, the winner will be defined with a series of shots from the penalty spot.
Students and the Libertadores have lived a romance for decades, when between 1968 and 1970 “Pincha” won the trophy three times led by DT Osvaldo Zubeldía, winning the title again in 2009 with Alejandro Sabella as coach.
Students (LP): Mariano Andújar; Leonardo Godoy, Agustín Rogel, Fabián Noguera and Emmanuel Mas; Manuel Castro or Benjamín Rohlleiser, Jorge Rodríguez, Fernando Zuqui and Franco Zapiola; Leandro Diaz and Mauro Boselli. DT: Ricardo Zielinski.
Strength: Marcelo Boeck; Anthony Landázuri, Marcelo and Titi; Yago Pikachu, José Welison, Ronald and Juninho Capixaba; Lucas Lima, Silvio Romero and Moises. DT: Juan Pablo Vojvoda.
Referee: Esteban Osatojich (Uruguay)
Field: Students of La Plata.
Start time: 21.30
TV: Fox Sports.