Melgar of Arequipa Today, Wednesday, July 6th Deportivo Cali from Colombia In a valid return match from the round of 16 Copa America 2022. The duel will take place at the UNSA Monumental Stadium, in Arequipa, which will surely show an impressive number of fans. Upcoming historical game.
How do both teams arrive? “Rogenigros” comes from dedicating themselves to the winners of Opening Championship League 1. A goalless draw against Alianza Atlético in Solana enabled them to win their first title of the year after reaching 41 points. Sport Huancayo, their closest pursuer, was left empty-handed despite beating Sport Boys 3-2 at the latest date.
In the continental competitionThe Arequipas put themselves in Group B first with 12 points, just like Racing Club, but with a better goal difference. In this way, they were able to play against Caleño’s team in the next stage, where they tied the first leg without goals.
This will be the last meeting for the Dominoes coach. Nestor Lawrence, who, apart from his Apertura nickname, could finish his stint at the ‘Lion of the South’ on a boom before joining the Colombian national team. Beating the Sugar Workers in the elimination stage would put him in the club’s history. In addition, it will serve the players to show themselves to them Pablo Lavalin, new team strategist.
Besides the “coffee growers”, they had no activity last weekend. This is because they are in pre-season for the second half of the year, as their participation in the BetPlay Dimayor League ended in two weeks of May after a 3-0 loss to Patriots Boyaca. For this reason, they would arrive more comfortable than their rival on duty, which might be an advantage to face a duel of this magnitude.
Now, if we review the latest International presence, before facing Melgar, it was against Boca Juniors, on the sixth day of the Copa Libertadores Championship. The score was 1-0 against which prevented them from continuing in the aforementioned competition and relegation to South America.
But the main news for this team is Rafael Dudamel sacked as coach. Undoubtedly, the draw with the Peruvians was the final straw due to the poor campaign in the domestic tournament and the possibility of its exclusion from the international tournament. For this reason, Ítalo Cervino will direct in Arequipa on a temporary basis.
Horacio Orzan This is the only loss Melgar will face in this match. The Argentine midfielder has a tear in his left leg. In the case of Deportivo Cali, Carlos Lucomi y Daniel Mon They will miss the match due to suspension, as they were sent off in the first leg.
Nestor LawrenceMelgar, strategist, spoke about this meeting. “We couldn’t win there and here in Arequipa we have that responsibility. We know it’s a tough team, with many first-class players.”He expressed.
for this part, Italo CervinoThe provisional DT for Colombians noted that: “A week full of surprises and very discouraging news, Rafa left and I had to take over because I am from home, appointed by the Executive Committee and the managers. We will move on, the players at the moment are fine and emotional, Happy with the illusion of qualifying for the quarter-finals, we are working towards it and we are going to Peru to win.“announced.
Melgar: Carlos Keshida Alejandro Ramos, Alec Deniumoster, Lionel Galliano, Paulo Reina; Jean-Pierre Archembeu, Alexis Arias, Walter Tandazzo; Christian Bordachar, Luis Iberico and Bernardo Cuesta. DT: Nestor Lawrence.
Deportivo Cali: William Amores, Kevin Velasco, German Mira, William Burdisso, Alder Gutierrez; Charles Oaks, Jimmy Kongo, Harold Mosquera; Teofilo Gutierrez, Yoni Gonzalez and Angelo Rodriguez. DT: Italo Cervino.
– Peru / 7:30 p.m.
– Colombia / 7:30 pm
– Ecuador / 7:30 pm
– United States (Miami) / 8:30 pm
Chile / 8:30 p.m.
Heaven / 8:30 p.m.
– Bolivia / 8:30 pm
– Venezuela / 8:30 pm
– Uruguay / 9:30 pm
Argentina / 9:30 pm
– Brazil / 9:30 pm
– Spain / 2:00 am on Thursday, July 7th.
– ARGENTINA / DIRECTV SPORTS.
Chile / ESPN 2 y Star +.
– COLOMBIA / DIRECTV SPORTS.
– Ecuador / DIRECTV SPORTS.
– VENEZUELA / DIRECTV SPORTS.
– PERU / ESPN, Star + and DIRECTV SPORTS.
Uruguay / ESPN and Star +.
– Bolivia / ESPN y Star +.
Paraguay / ESPN and Star +.
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