Melgar receive the Aucas Ecuadorian for the second day of group D of the South American Cup 2021. The duel will be played this Wednesday, from 7:30 in the afternoon (Peruvian and Ecuadorian time), at the National Stadium in Lima. The transmission will be in charge of DirecTV Sports.
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Melgar vs. Aucas | Schedules
7:30 p.m. – Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Mexico
20:30 hours – Venezuela, Bolivia, Chile, Paraguay
9:30 p.m. – Argentina, Uruguay, Brazil
02:30 hours on Thursday – Spain, Germany, Italy, France
Melgar vs. Aucas | Possible alignments
Melgar: Carlos Cáceda – Alejandro Ramos, Alec Deneumostier, José Luján, Paolo Lea – Cristian Bordacahar, Horacio Orzan, Alexis Arias, Joel Sánchez – Bernardo Cuesta, Luis Iberico. DT: Nestor Lorenzo.
Aucas: Damian Frascarelli – Carlos Cuero, Richard Mina, Angelo Pizzorno, Jonathan Gonzalez – Steven Tapiero, Edison Vega, Jhonny Quiñonez, Luis Cano – Francisco Fydriszewski, Víctor Figueroa. DT: Héctor Bidoglio.
Melgar vs. Aucas: forecasts and previous
After their 3-2 victory on the road against the Venezuelan Metropolitanos, the ‘Domino’ leads Group D together with the Brazilian Athlético Paranaense, who defeated Aucas 1-0 at the height of Quito.
The Arequipa team, led by the Argentine Néstor Lorenzo, will apply aggressive football with the Argentine Bernardo Cuesta, Luis Iberico and Jhonny Vidales, authors of the three goals of the victory against Metropolitanos.
“Paranaense has a rich history and Aucas is an important club in Ecuador. The statistics of recent years for Peruvian teams in international tournaments are not the best, but we have faith that we are going to compete ”, Lorenzo told Ovación.
“We are going to fight to be first and qualify (to the round of 16). It is a very complicated group, but I have faith that we will pass ”, declared Luis Iberico, 23 years old.
Melgar is one of the oldest clubs in Peru, with more than a century of history. Founded in 1915, it made its debut in international competitions in the 1980s and in recent years has become a regular at continental tournaments.
For his part, the Aucas coach, Argentine Héctor Bidoglio, fine-tuned his team to seek a good result after his defeat against Paranaense.
The ‘Idol of the people’ was decimated before Paranaense by several positive cases of covid-19. The health crisis in Aucas triggered falls in their last two matches for the Ecuadorian championship.
Due to the pandemic, he appeared with just seven players against Barcelona and his goalkeeper was injured, so the referee suspended the match with a 3-0 defeat at the table.
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