Lanus, who left on the road to VelezAnd and Defense and justice, which happened to Cocimbo, They will play head-to-head for an international title. On Saturday January 23, the final match will take place South American Cup. The match will be played Without an audience at the Mario Alberto Kempes Stadium, From Cordoba. CONMEBOL also confirmed that the match would be held From 17.00 (Argentine time).
Time, TV and Stadium
For the second time in its history, the competition will be decided by a unique final. Other precedents are from 2019, when Independiente Del Valle became champion before Colón in Asunción. Now will come the turn of Mario Alberto Kempes from Cordoba, who is ready for the job, but will not have an audience due to the epidemic. And therefore Determined after a meeting between Conmebol, the AFA and the Cordoba Provincial Government, It was attended, among others, by Alejandro Dominguez and Claudio Tapia.
“ CONMEBOL’s bet since the beginning of the epidemic to achieve the return of football, but within a security framework, with priority given to the health and integrity of all members of the South American football family, from players to fans, through staff, and the official website of the South American Football Association said that the decision The holding of the decisive match for this continental championship accords with this vision. “
They must know that we are going to Cordoba to make history. The people who work here know how to organize unique finals in record time, and today we have to be a team and a family and then enjoy what we have achieved, ”Dominguez stated.
The titles of the finalists
he is Garnet would claim his third international title, Since they won the Sudamericana Championship in 2013 (3-1 aggregate versus Ponte Preta, from Brazil) and the Conmebol Cup in 1996 (a kind of South American in those years, where they beat Independiente Santa Fe of Colombia 2-1, back and forth).
Defense in justice will look for its first starNot only internationally, but in Primera: his only championships are in promotion (Primera D in 1982, Primera C in 1985 and Primera B in 1996-1997. In addition, he was a runner-up in the Argentinian Premier League in 2018/19 (celebrated By racing).
How did they reach the final?
Lanus qualified for 11th place in the 2018-2019 Premier League after which the competitors were not spared. Deportivo Universidad Católica de Ecuador (3-2 overall), San Pablo (6-6 lost away), Bolivar (7-4), Independiente (3-1) and Velez (4-0) won. A total of 23 goals are in his favor, 6 from Nicolas Orsini, 5 from Thomas Belmonte and 4 from Endless Baby Sand.
The defense qualified by finishing third in Group G in the Copa Libertadores and was his first South American rival, Sportivo Lucinho, which he played 3-2 after the first leg. Then he defeated Vasco da Gama (2-1), Bahia (4-2) and Cocimbo Yeonido (4-2). Brian Romero is the cup scorer with 9 shouts.
HISTORY LANÚS VS. Defense and justice
Agate and Falcon have played eight times in history and the defense dominate the one-man showdown with four wins. Lanus won twice and completed the stats in two draws. All crosses were according to the domestic championship and the last, on December 20, 2020, was 1-1 in the Diego Maradona Cup.