El Cacique defeated Deportes Temuco in the second leg of the third phase of Copa Chile and qualified for the round of 16 of the competition. Now, wait for the winner between Ñublense and Independiente de Cauquenes.
Colo Colo greatly overcame the first challenge of this semester. The fact is that the Cacique arrived with obligations to Germán Becker and he more than complied. A tremendous rout by 5 to 1 against Deportes Temuco, closed the classification of the albos to the next phase of Copa Chile.
One of the figures was Juan Martín Lucero. El Gato showed all his quality and was unleashed on the south court. Three goals that set up the fifth Hat-Trick of his career and led to the victory of a Gustavo Quinteros who left more than satisfied with the result.
After the game, the white scorer analyzed what happened in Temuco and spoke with TNT Sports stating that “we played a great game, they are a very difficult rival, they played a great game at home, it cost us. We had to start differently today if we wanted to get through and we played at a great pace. It was shown in the result. Their goalkeeper covered some important ones. We’re happy with how the team is doing and we give a win to the people who came to support us”.
Regarding the importance of his teammates, he highlighted two high points of the match. Leonardo Gil was a key player when it came to exerting high pressure and Gabriel Costa contributed with two goals in the win over Popular.
In this regard, Lucero pointed out that “we are happy, there were many high points. We know the quality that Gil and Costa have and today they showed it. Gil is always well outlined, he thinks about the pass, about his teammate, when he turns he has options and he does it in the best way and Gabi converted two that are important thinking about what is coming for the Copa Sudamericana”.
In addition, he had time to send an affectionate greeting to the colleagues who could not travel as a precaution, remembering them with a certain degree of humor due to the low temperature in Temuco.
“I send a greeting to the boys who couldn’t travel because they were a little touched, they must be warm drinking tea. What if I envy them? Nope! Give me this, I prefer to be here, get wet, play, that way I’m happy “.
Finally, he told what he will do with the ball that he takes after his triplet. The striker stated that “The ball goes to Mendoza, to my old man, he has them all saved, although they are deflating. So he goes there.”
Now, Colo Colo awaits the rival for the key to the round of 16 of Copa Chile. This will come from the confrontation between Ñublense and Independiente de Cauquenes, who won the first leg by 2-1 against Jaime García.
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