A goal against Fernanda Pinilla in the 35th minute and a great goal from Rebeca Fernandez in the 89th minute gave U the classification.
This Wednesday the action of the Copa Libertadores Femenina continued and as part of the third date of the group stage, the Universidad de Chile met Independiente de Santa Fe. They qualified for the quarterfinals with an agonizing 1-1 draw.
The team led by Nicolas Bravo made only one change from the lineup that defeated Olimpia on matchday 2, as Ana Gutierrez leaves, and Llanka Groff remains in the starting lineup.
So they formed against Santa Fe with Natalia Campos in goal; a defense consisting of Karen Fuentes, Maria Martinez Vecca, Carla Guerrero and Fernanda Pinilla; in the center will be Llanka Groff, Mariana Morales and Barbara Sanchez; and Daniela Zamora, Franchesca Caniguan and Rebeca Fernandez in front.
The brewers will play with Yessica Velasquez; Viviana Acosta, Natalia Gaitan, Wendy Cardenas, Carolina Arias; Camila Reyes, Gabriela Huertas, Liana Salazar; Kelly Ibarg, Heidy Mosquera, Diana Celis. It is the same formation that Universitario defeated 4-0 on the 2nd matchday of the Libertadores.
The game started mediocre in midfield and with a lot of friction. The U had the first attack on the opponent’s goal, but did not cause any danger. At 5′, a shot from Santa Fe collided with the horizontal and could have meant the opening of the account. And although the lionesses approached the enemy territory, they did not do it on the gate.
Fernanda Pinilla saved a ball from the sixteen in 20 ‘, which could have been the first goal for the coffee machines. The deadly Diana Celis had a chance to score, but the blue captain prevented this.little by little they stoned the Blue Ranch, but Natalia Campos looked very confident.
A lot of friction and a lot of intensity characterized the actions. Until the opening of the scoreboard, at 35 ‘ with a goal against Fernanda Pinilla, after a free kick by Diana Celis. The performance of the U went against with the 1-0, as this score does not suit them.
In the second half, the Lionesses began to exert themselves much more. However, Santa Fe did not let them generate enough. The first arrival of the coffee machines was in 52′, but Campos cleaned up with a block over the gate.
Despair gripped the University of Chile, which needed a goal at any cost to qualify for the next round. With the defeat added to Olimpias partial victory, they were left out due to the goal difference.
Carla Guerrero hit a very clear shot from the line in 76’ and prevented Santa Fe from stretching the numbers. They had no approach to the area, but at 89 ‘ Rebeca Fernandez created a deadly counterattack that hit the gate, that is, 1: 1 and ranked as the leader of the group.
With the 3-1 of Olimpia it was they who advanced in the Libertadores and managed to advance to the quarterfinals. In the next round, Leonas will face Atlético Nacional in Bogotá.
When will Universidad de Chile play against Independiente Santa Fe for Libertadores Femenina?
They will be in front of Independiente Santa Fe this Wednesday, October 111, from 7: 30 a.m. in Chile at the Estadio Metropolitano de Techo in Bogotá, Colombia.
Where can I watch the match U in the Copa Libertadores Femenina live on TV or stream?
U’s match in the Copa Libertadores Femenina will be broadcast live online via PlutoTV screens.