Alejandro Silva stretched the lead in Olimpia vs. Atlético Goianiense for Copa Sudamericana. The 'Dean' player scored 2-0 at the Defensores del Chaco stadium
Goal by Alejandro Silva for the 2-0 Olympia vs. Atlético Goianiense for Copa Sudamericana. (Photo: ESPN)
Although he did not define inside the area, midfielder Marcos Gómez was key to widening the distance in Olimpia vs. Atlético Goianiense for the first leg of the round of 16 of the Copa Sudamericana. With the interception of the player began the maneuver that ended with the definition of Alejandro Silva to place the 2-0 in the Defensores del Chaco stadium.
The Brazilian club tried to advance down the wing, but the wall of the 'Dean' prevented it. There was a new recovery, but the figure of Gómez was essential for the balloon to once again be owned by the cast trained by Julio César Cáceres. That's how the new onslaught of the host cast began in Asunción.
After Gómez's intervention, it was Alejandro Silva who gained meters on the Atlético Goianiense ground, but the middle line acted to stop the Olimpia captain. However, the rebound was favorable for the locals and Derlis González faced the defense. On 10 the 'Dean' made a feint and then served in the middle so that the team's leader put in a shoe and made it 2-0.
Olimpia vs . Atlético Goianiense: the preview
The 'Dean', one of the historical figures of football on the continent, will start a new path in the contest. After finishing third in the group round of the Copa Libertadores, the cast coached by Julio César Cáceres points everything to this competition, after running out of chances of winning the Paraguayan championship (Libertad is the champion).
For the international event, Olimpia, who comes from thrashing 4-1 on October 12 in the local league, does not record any news regarding injured or suspended players. In fact, Cáceres received some positive news in the prelude: Walter González is already fit, after taking a hit in the crash that took place over the weekend.
On their side, Atlético Goianiense prevailed in the previous round against two winners of the South American League (League of Quito and Defense and Justice), in addition to Antofagasta from Chile. The day before, the coach Jorginho admitted that he expects a complex key: “We know that it will be a very difficult game, but we expect the support of the crooked one to fulfill the dream.”