ColoColo have an important task facing Monagas in Venezuela. ‘Cacique’ needs a win to enter the Copa Libertadores qualifying zone.
Korokoro Aiming for a second victory in the group stage. Libertadores Cup, in a match with Monagus from Venezuela will be held in the country of Llanello on Tuesday and will aim to move up one place and qualify for round 16 of the regional tournament.
The Chilean club sits third in the Group F standings with four points, the same number of units as second-placed Colombian Deportivo Pereira.
Gustavo Quinteros’ ColoColo were beaten 2-0 by Argentine side Boca Juniors earlier this month, paving the way to the Round of 16 as Group F leaders.
Monagas, too, is fully committed to making miracles happen. The club sits in the quartet’s den of clubs, picking up just one point in the first three days of the group stage, with one draw and two defeats in that time.
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Their last match was against Deportivo Pereira, where they beat Johnny Ferreira’s team 2-1, but in the Venezuelan league they are also 9th with 18 points, which is not a very good result.
In this regard, the club released a statement to its fans this Sunday, in which it stands by Ferreira and “all the players in the team who have faced negative results in recent games” and hopes they will continue to fight. He expressed confidence that he would. Achieving “reversing this adversity” that produces “frustration” and “discontent” of followers.
ColoColo and Monagas go head-to-head on Tuesday 6 pm At the Monumental Stadium in Maturin, eastern Venezuela.