The end of the Libertadores Cup It’s right there. Even though the semi-finals ended this week, 29 days left until the clash between Boca and Fluminense at the Maracanã with the purpose of We will crown America’s best team. but, This decisive duel reveals important details. Who didn’t even make it to the round of 16, quarterfinals, or semifinals…
According to the rules of the continental convention, If the match ends in a draw after 90 minutes of playthe truth is First of all, there is another case of overtime, so it cannot be decided directly by a penalty shootout.
“If the goals are tied at the end of the final, the 30-minute extra period will be divided into two periods of 15 minutes each,” the organization said for all tie-breaking criteria.
After that, if there is still no difference. Xeneize and Flu define the 12 steps, the favorite stage of Jorge Almiron’s team. They tied in every match except the group stage and defeated their rivals thanks to a good kicker plus Sergio Romero’s big man.
Here it is, In the battle next Saturday, November 4, there are three possible cases to determine the winner (90 minutes, extra time, penalties).
Both have many issues. on the one hand, Rivera team wants to reach the long-awaited 7th. meanwhile, The Tricolor has one and only one purpose: to develop the first Libertadores in its history.
Penalty: Not present in the last final definition
If we look back at the last Copa Libertadores final, we can see the following: Neither match was decided by penalty shootouts.
This instance was last reached in 2013when Atlético Mineiro From 12 steps Olympia The score was tied at 2-2 on aggregate and they were crowned continental champions for the first time in history.
Furthermore, at that time, the final match of the tournament was also set to be a round-trip duel.
criminal – October 6, 2023
Look at the penalty shootout.
After the historic coronation of the Gauls, There were nine finals, seven of which were decided within 90 minutes, and only two ended in extra time.: A memorable match played in Madrid on December 9, 2018, River beat Boca 3-1 with a goal from Lucas Pratt, Juan Fernando Quintero and Gonzalo Martinez; And in the 2021 edition, Palmeiras defeated Flamengo 2-1. Thanks to goals from Rafael Veiga and Daveerson.
Almiron’s statement after advancing to the finals
Your opinion about the match: “The rivals are also important, sometimes that’s the case. They made attacking changes, came forward and put in crosses. They pounced on us and the expulsion made things even more complicated for us. The match was there to maintain it and add the counterattack that was bound to happen. What’s more, the red one also came with a tie. We were much better in the first leg as well, so we won a fair It’s a winner. It’s not easy to reach the final of the Copa Libertadores… Sometimes you can play well and still be left behind in the end.”
boca juniors – October 6, 2023
Palmeiras vs. Boca penalty shootout
Boca’s near future: “Now a new cycle begins. We have to think about Belgrano on Tuesday (day 8 of the League Cup). We have to reach the final of this cup and then recover in the tournament. It was difficult to focus. The players have been thinking about this semi-final for a while. There are kids who have been looking for a chance to play in a cup final for a while, but now they have recovered in the tournament and are also playing in the Argentina Cup. We have to. What happened is important to push. As I said earlier, we want to be in a position to play Belgrano. And yes, thinking about the final that is coming up. Let’s. On November 4th, we will reach a very strong cup final.”
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