(EFE) .- Defense and Justice will receive this Wednesday the Peruvian Sports University on the second day of Group A of the Copa Libertadores in a duel of two teams that arrive head down after falling in their local tournaments.
On the first day, Defensa y Justicia drew 1-1 in Ecuador against Independiente del Valle and Universitario fell 2-3 against Palmeiras with a goal in added time.
On Sunday, Defensa y Justicia lost to bottom Arsenal 0-1 with an own goal and was seventh in Zone A with 12 points, five behind Independiente, which is fourth and occupies the last qualifying place for the quarterfinals. final two days from the end of the first phase.
Universitario, meanwhile, fell on the same day in the classic against Sporting Cristal by 0-1.
The team from the city of Lima is seventh in Zone A of the Peruvian tournament with four points from a victory, a draw and two defeats.
Forward Enzo Gutiérrez ended the classic in pain and is in doubt for Wednesday’s game.
The coach, Argentine Ángel Comizzo, is also analyzing making modifications in the center of the field and in defense.
Sebastián Beccacece, Defense and Justice coach, who this year won the Recopa Sudamericana, would bet on the same eleven that were in the debut against the Ecuadorians.
– Probable lineups:
Defense and Justice: Luis Unsain, Matias Rodriguez, Néstor Breitenbruch, Juan Rodríguez, Adonis Frias, Nahuel Gallardo, Ciro Rius, Tomás Escalante, Nicolás Tripicchio, Carlos Rotondi and Miguel Merentiel.
Coach: Sebastián Beccacece.
University: José Carvallo, Aldo Corzo, Federico Alonso, Nelinho Quina, Luis Valverde, Gerson Barreto, Armando Alfageme, Alberto Quintero, Hernán Novick, Luis Urruti and Enzo Gutierrez.
Coach: Ángel Comizzo.
Referee: Chilean Ángelo Hermosilla, assisted by his compatriots Claudio Urrutia and Juan Serrano.
Stadium: Norberto Tomaghello, from the province of Buenos Aires.
Time: 17:00 from Peru (19:00 from Argentina)