Sporting Cristal qualified for the quarterfinals of the Copa Sudamericana. The Peruvian team led by Roberto Mosquera rescued a 1-1 draw against Arsenal as a visitor and eliminated the Argentine team that, after the 2-1 defeat in the first leg, was forced to win.
Arsenal began winning with a goal from Lucas Albertengo in the 52nd minute. The striker received outside the area, turned and hit the goal directly in a spectacular and unapproachable way for goalkeeper Duarte. With this result, Arsenal qualified for the next phase.
However, in the absence of five minutes to complete the 90, the figure of Cristal, Christofer Gonzáles, appeared and with an exquisite goal from chalaca managed to sign the 1-1.
The draw was enough for Cristal for the away goal and he held out well at 1-1 to advance to the quarterfinals of the Sudamericana where he waits for the winner of the Uruguayan classic: Peñarol or Nacional.