Colo Colo faces again with Unión Española, this time for the first leg of the Copa Chile semifinals and on a day that will be marked by the long-awaited return of the public to the Monumental stadium after 525 days of waiting.
The albos want to be respected as a local to approach the grand final of the contest, although unfortunately they will have the loss of Jeyson Rojas, who suffered a tear in the last game against the Hispanics for the National Championship.
For this reason, Gustavo Quinteros tried alternatives in the formation to replace him and finally Óscar Opazo beat the youthful Bruno Gutiérrez, who will wait for his opportunity on the bench.
The rest of the team will be the same that beat Unión Española in the last game. In this way, the eleven of the albos will be with Brayan Cortes in goal; Óscar Opazo, Maximiliano Falcón, Emiliano Amor and Gabriel Suazo in defence; César Fuentes and Vicente Pizarro in containment work; Gabriel Costa and Joan Cruz as flyers; leaving on the offensive Marcos Bolados and Iván Morales.
Other news will go through the substitute bench, since Leonardo Gil is back after overcoming his contracture and will be an alternative in the second half. In addition, there is a high presence of young people trained in the club as variants.
Meanwhile, the 11 of Unión Española will be Miguel Pinto; Mario Larenas, Jonathan Villagra, Luis Pavez, Marcelo Jorquera; Gerardo Navarrete, Víctor Méndez, Alejandro Chumacero; Ignacio Núñez; Cristian Palacios and Bastián Yáñez.
Colo Colo and Unión Española will meet at 5:00 p.m. and you can follow all the alternatives through DaleAlbo.