Colo Colo faces the 2021 season after one of the most traumatic campaigns in our history, where we flirted dangerously with relegation and were saved in a defining match against the University of Concepción.
After several years playing international cups, those led by Gustavo Quinteros now only have to focus their energies on local tournaments, where until December will play the 2020 Super Cup against Catholic University, the Chile Cup 2020, the National Championship 2021 and the Chile Cup 2021 (tournament that should be played in the second half of the year).
Thinking about the return to official duels is that The Cacique had his first pre-season friendly at the Public Prosecutor of Talca, defeating Rangers 3-0 thanks to goals from Iván Morales (16 ‘), Javier Parraguez (55’) and Leonardo Valencia (92 ‘).
In addition, four days later he faced Curicó Unido in the Santa Cristina Complex in the Maule Region. The Chieftain played two half-hour matches each time against the torteros, drawing 1-1 in the first with a goal from Iván Morales (39 ‘) and winning 4-0 in the second with goals from Leonardo Valencia (23 ‘), Javier Parraguez (43’), Luciano Arriagada (55) ‘and Carlo Villanueva (63’),
The official participation of Colo Colo in this season 2021 He did not start in the best way, since he asked 4-2 against Universidad Católica at the National Stadium for the pending 2020 Super Cup.
In the 2021 National Championship, the albos debuted on date 1 with a goalless draw against Unión La Calera at the Monumental Stadium. Colo Colo’s second match for the tournament ended in a 2-1 victory over Cobresal in the north.
Unfortunately, the Cacique’s first defeat in the tournament would soon fall, since against O’Higgins he was beaten 2-1 at the Monumental Stadium on date 3 of the contest, staying on the four points and losing a good opportunity to climb to the first places.
Colo Colo quickly rose from this loss to the Celestes, as a week later they beat Everton 2-0 in visiting condition at Sausalito and got quite close to the tournament leaders.
The first classic of the season was against the University of Chile at the Monumental Stadium, a venue where the albos enforced history and won 1-0 with both Leonardo Gil, reaching the top of the Championship on date 5 for the first time in the season. National 2021.
This winning stride of the Cacique was violently interrupted by a kind of “outbreak” of coronavirus inside the campus. An infected and 17 close contact were the final balance for the duel against Ñublense, being the youth of the team who had to come out to face to fall hard 5-1 in the Nelson Oyarzún Bicentennial.
Unfortunately the revenge of the tough defeat in Chillán could not be given to Palestino the following week, as the Cacique fell 2-1 at home and squandered another good opportunity to reach the top of the tournament.
The good news is that this mini slump was in the past, as the Albos defeated Huachipato 2-0 at the CAP stadium in Talcahuano, thus reaching the top of the standings after eight disputed dates.
On his return to the tournament after his free date and before the break, the Cacique had to work hard to beat Deportes La Serena 2-0 at the Monumental Stadium, keeping valuable points in his pocket to climb the table.
The debut of Colo Colo in Copa Chile of the most auspicious possible, since progressed smoothly by beating the papayeros 7-1 on aggregate. The first leg was 3-1 for the Cacique with goals from Iván Morales, Gabriel Costa and Pablo Solari, while the return was a 4-0 through Gabi Costa, an own goal and a double from Iván.
Colo Colo won the quarterfinals of the Chile 2021 Cup against Palestino, winning 3-2 at the Municipal de La Cisterna and drawing 1-1 in the Monumental lap. The albos now await rival in the round of the best four of the contest of the winner of the cross between Huachipato and Unión Española.
The Cacique tried and was more in San Carlos in the return of the tournament after the break, but it was not enough to break the defensive order of Universidad Católica, signing a 0-0 equality in the foothills for date 11 of the 2021 National Championship.
El Cacique suffered a loss-flavored tie in added time against Audax Italiano at the Monumental Stadium, scoring just one point in their fight to climb the table. This result and the UC triumph left Quinteros’ team four points behind in seventh place.
Fortunately, football brings revenge and the Cacique knew how to clean his wounds with two resounding victories, first against Santiago Wanderers at Elías Figueroa Brander 4-0 and then against Deportes Melipilla 4-2 at Estadio Nicolás Chahuán Nazar. With these results, the Cacique reached the sub-leadership of the tournament, remaining only one point behind Unión La Calera.
The winning streak continued for the Cacique on date 15 of the 2021 National Championship, defeating Curicó Unido 2-0, which left him still installed in the upper part of the tournament by marching second with 27 units, just one point behind the Union leader. La Calera.
The Cacique stretched his triumphs in a row in the tournament to four during his visit to Unión Española, winning 1-0 at the Santa Laura Stadium on the 16th date of the 2021 National Championship. Unfortunately, the cement producers also won on this day, so we follow second one unit away from the lead.
The Albos will face each other again against the Hispanics, but in the first leg of the semifinals of the Chile Cup scheduled for this Wednesday from 5:00 p.m. at the Monumental, a venue that will receive the Albos fans after a year without their people.
Watch the games of Colo Colo in this 2021:
03/13/2021 10:30 Rangers 0-3 Colo Colo Friendly
03/17/2021 10:30 Curicó Unido 1-5 Colo Colo Friendly
03/21/2021 18:00 Colo Colo 2-4 Universidad Católica Super Cup 2020
03/21/2021 18:00 Colo Colo 0-0 Unión La Calera National Championship 2021
04/03/2021 20:30 Cobresal 1-2 Colo Colo National Championship 2021
11/04/2021 20:00 Lap 1-2 O’Higgins National Championship 2021
18/04/2021 15:00 Everton 0-2 Lap Lap 2021 National Championship
04/25/2021 16:00 Colo Colo 1-0 Universidad de Chile National Championship 2021
05/01/2021 18:00 Ñublense 5-1 Colo Colo National Championship 2021
05/08/2021 20:30 Colo Colo 1-2 Palestinian National Championship 2021
05/23/2021 15:00 Huachipato 0-2 Colo Colo National Championship 2021
06/06/2021 18:00 Colo Colo 2-0 La Serena National Championship 2021
07/01/2021 15:30 La Serena 1-3 Colo Colo Chile Cup 2021
07/04/2021 20:00 Colo Colo 4-0 La Serena Chile Cup 2021
07/08/2021 15:00 Palestinian 2-3 Colo Colo Chile Cup 2021
07/11/2021 20:30 Colo Colo 1-1 Palestino Chile Cup 2021
07/17/2021 16:00 Universidad Católica 0-0 Colo Colo National Championship 2021
07/24/2021 20:00 Colo Colo 1-1 Audax Italiano National Championship 2021
07/29/2021 15:00 Santiago Wanderers 0-4 Colo Colo National Championship 2021
08/01/2021 20:00 Sports Melipilla 2-4 Colo Colo National Championship 2021
08/08/2021 17:30 Colo Colo 2-0 Curicó Unido National Championship 2021
08/14/2021 16:30 Spanish Union 0-1 Colo Colo National Championship 2021
08/18/2021 17:00 Colo Colo vs Spanish Union Chile Cup
08/21/2021 16:30 Colo Colo vs Antofagasta National Championship 2021