Paraguayan team Libertad on Sunday arrived in Ecuador’s southwest city of Guayaquil for the Tuesday clash against Barcelona in the South American soccer tournament Copa Libertadores.
Both teams are in Group 7 with Argentina’s Estudiantes and Colombia’s Atletico Nacional.
The game will be held next Tuesday at 5:45 p.m. local time (10:45 p.m. GMT) in Guayaquil’s Monumental stadium.
Libertad, led by Pedro Sarabia, arrived on Sunday afternoon at Jose Joaquin Olmedo international airport in Guayaquil and then the players went to their hotel, according to local media.
Libertad, ranked third in the domestic league, drew 2-2 with Atletico Nacional in the first round match in the group phase.
Meanwhile, Barcelona, Ecuador’s most popular soccer club, lost its first match of the tournament against Estudiantes 3-0. The match was played in La Plata, Argentina.
The Ecuadorian team, local runner-up in 2014, held a training season last Saturday in their sports complex located in Guayaquil, according to the club’s website.? Enditem