Colo Colo returns to action in the Chile Cup, receiving Unión Española in the first leg of the semifinals, in a duel scheduled for this Wednesday, August 18, starting at 4:30 p.m. at the Monumental Stadium.
This game will be more than special for the Cacique, already that will mark the return of the fanatical alba to the field David Arellano, something that we have waited for more than a year and a half as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
However, in addition to the fans there will be another private guest to receive Hispanics in our house: The rain.
According to the forecast of Meteored, a week of heavy rainfall is coming in the Metropolitan Region, starting this Monday and extending for almost the entire week.
In this sense, the site specialized in the climate indicates that there is a 90% chance of rain during the match against Unión EspañolaTherefore, the Monumental field will have to be well prepared to have it in the best possible condition.
The rain already did its thing on the last 16 date of the tournament, especially in Huachipato vs Universidad Católica in CAP, enclosure that did not withstand the rainfall at all, generating huge pools of water that made the normal development of the game impossible.
The situation does not stop there, since in addition to the match against the Spanish Union, It is scheduled for this week to receive Deportes Antofagasta on Saturday, where heavy rains and low temperatures are also expected. A nice test is coming for the Cancheros del Monumental.