Gabriel Suazo repeats the 2016 final and can be champion as captain

Colo Colo obtained an important victory against Unión Española that allowed him to advance to a new final of the Chile Cup. El Cacique is the current champion of the competition, after defeating Universidad de Chile in Temuco in January 2020. This time, he will have to face Everton, a team that he has already faced in these types of instances.

Both teams were finalists in 2016. At that time, the Cacique led by Pablo Guede, won 4-0 against the Viñamarinos with scores from Octavio Rivero, a brace from Esteban Paredes and a goal from Ramón Fernández. Players who remain in force, but who left the Monumental at different times.

At that time, Gabriel Suazo was only 19 years old and a space was opening on the campus. The Cacique’s left-back is the only player on the squad who will repeat the final since Matías Zaldivia will be out due to injury. In case of achieving the goal of being champion, the left back will be able to enjoy the moment twice as he is the captain of the team.

Suazo inherited the captaincy from Esteban Paredes with whom he was a partner and won two National Championships, two Chile Cups and two Super Cups. If he wins the final against the routers for the first time in his career, he will raise the cup with the captain’s jinette. Situation that the footballer himself has classified as a dream.

Gabriel Suazo celebrating with Paredes in 2016.

To be a champion being captain, that is a dream that I would really love to be able to achieve “He confessed through Twitch earlier in the season.

The match between Colo Colo and Everton is scheduled for Saturday, September 4 at 4:30 p.m. at the Fiscal de Talca stadium.




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