Colo Colo will play the Libertadores with new rules: Conmebol eliminated the away goal in all its competitions

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The highest South American soccer entity announced this measure to achieve greater sports justice.

Conmebol eliminated away goal for greater sports justice
© Getty ImagesConmebol eliminated away goal for greater sports justice

While Colo Colo continues in the fight against Universidad Católica to be crowned champion of the 2021 National Championship, the albos have already fulfilled one of the great objectives set at the beginning of the season: go back to an international cup.

After being crowned champion of the Chile Cup, the Cacique assured his presence in the preliminary phase of the Copa Libertadores. However, after the agonizing victory against Deportes Melipilla on date 31, the albos took tickets for the group stage of the contest after securing at least second place in the tournament.

Edition that will have an important modification. This, because the Conmebol announced through a statement that as of 2022, the away goal will not run in all its competitions to achieve greater sports justice.

“CONMEBOL eliminates the“ away goal ”. From now on, all the goals of the CONMEBOL tournaments will have the same value; the many goals converted as a visitor will no longer be considered as a tie-breaking factor. With this, it is aimed at greater sports justice “they pointed out.

The last time that Colo Colo was “benefited” by this rule was in the round of 16 bracket against Corinthians in the 2018 Copa Libertadores. we won the first leg at the Monumental with a score of Carlos Carmona and in Brazil we fell by 2 to 1, but Lucas Barrios he scored the qualifying goal with a good header.

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