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Astorga says Cobreloa will play “from small to big” against Colo Colo

Copperloa has turned his thoughts to the fight for promotion in Primera B, but also to the important duel he will face Colo Colo. The team of Emiliano Astorga will face Cacique in the national semifinals of the World Championships next week Chile Cup and he doesn’t want to go down in any of the battles.

In a press conference, the Loíno coach emphasized that “there is pressure and great responsibility in both championships, and this must be dealt with in the best possible way.”

“We are trying to manage the mental situation of the group, especially the younger ones, in two championships and with the option of being at the top. In the Chile Cup we met Colo Colo, which we didn’t expect. With a lot of sacrifice, we managed to do this and we will also consider this option with you,” he said.

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“We are getting closer to the first places in the championship and there is only a short distance left. We hope everything will be fine. There are also experienced players who can handle this pressure. It’s not because we win that we are the best. We have to play every game from small to big,” he concluded.

Before the game against Colo Colo, Cobreloa faces two challenges in Primera B. On Thursday September 21st they will face Deportes Santa Cruz and on Sunday the 24th they will face Unión San Felipe. They will arrive with plenty of action to take on the Albos, who they face in the first leg on Wednesday 27th.

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When do Cobreloa and Colo Colo play?

The first leg between Colo Colo and Cobresal in the national semi-final of the Chile Cup will be played on Wednesday 27th. The second leg will take place a week later, on Wednesday October 4th.

When was the last time Colo Colo and Cobreloa played?

The last meeting between Colo Colo and Cobreloa took place on October 26, 2016, when Cacique won the second leg of the Chile Cup quarter-finals 3-1. The Albos had won the first leg, played a week earlier in Calama, 2-1.

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