After his visit to Deportivo Pasto, which did not end as he wanted, Atlético Nacional travels to Arequipa this Monday for another duel at altitude, this time in the Copa Libertadores and against Melgar, whom they had already defeated in Barranquilla And he hopes to repeat the dose at home to establish himself at the leadership of his field and very close to the classification.
In the beginning of the home runs of the I-2023 League, a 1-1 draw on the volcanic soil left behind. Delegation of 23 players leaves from Bogota among them Dorlan Pabon and Sebastian Gomez, who were substitutes in the clash. For local tournaments after overcoming some physical problems.
The only forced absence due to injury is Andrés Felipe Román, due to a fracture in the fifth metatarsal of his right foot. While four are with the Colombia U-20 national team in the World Cup in the junior category, They include Adair Ocampo and Tomas Angel. Yerson Candelo could therefore assist as a right-back or centre-back Cristian Castro Devenish, as happened at the Libertad Stadium.
Of the passengers selected by the technician Paulo Autori as well as his compatriots Francisco da Costa and Jader, Similar to creatives Jarlan Barrera and Tata Torres. Jhon Duke, Yeiler Goes, Oscar Perea and Cristian Blanco were also taken into consideration.
“It’s difficult. Let’s face the height, A team with good ideas. Not a good start to the competition, This is your last chance to think about being able to qualify. So it’s going to be a tough game”, commented the Brazilian tactician.
With a hat-trick from Dorlan Pabon, Nacional defeated the Inca team 3–1 in the first round, which should have been held at the Metropolitano de Barranquilla. Due to the riots in the South Gallery of Atanasio Girardot.
chase squad This comes from a 2–2 draw with Olimpia in Medellin, a result that allowed it to advance with seven points., closely followed by the striped team (5), while Patronato occupies third (3) and Melgar occupies the last position (1).