Internacional has qualified for the quarterfinals of the Women’s Libertadores 2023. This Monday, colorado team They played against America de Cali (COL) at the Pascual Guerrero Olympic Stadium and won 4-2. The goalscorers were Belen Aquino, Leticia Monteiro, Esquerzinha and Sol. Catalina Usme and Wendy Natis did that for Colombians.
The match was played in Group D, with Inter now on six points. As a result, only a draw in the final round would guarantee the Rio Grande do Sul club top of their group. On the other hand, América de Cali earned one point and finished in third place.
Grias Coloradas started pressing and took the lead in the 16th minute with a beautiful shot from outside the area. Belen Aquino fired a shot from the edge of the area, giving goalkeeper Coronel no chance to defend. But America was equally matched. Three minutes into the second half, Catalina Usme fired a beautiful shot from outside the box that beat goalkeeper Gabi Barbieri.
The draw remained on the scoreboard for a short time as Leticia Monteiro put Inter back in the lead with a wonderful goal. No. 39 received the ball inside the area and cleared the line with a beautiful dribble. All that was left to do was hit the goalie and score. However, the Colombians showed courage and equalized again, this time with Natis converting a corner kick from the left.
Lucas Piccinato’s side continued to attack and scored their third goal in the final 30 minutes of the match. Patty Llanos found a beautiful pass and Esquerdinha hit a low shot into the net. In the 37th minute, Sol received a cross from Fabiola Sandoval and headed it home.
Internacional will return to action on Thursday at 7:30pm (Brasilia time) against Boca Juniors (ARG). On the same day and at the same time, América de Cali will play against Nacional (URU). These two games will conclude the group stage of the tournament.
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