Colo Colo female He will face Univerisdad Católica this Saturday in the rematch match of the quarterfinals of the tournament. In the first leg, the albas thrashed the Crusades 5-0 in San Carlos de Apoquindo, so in the Monumental, they will seek to close the key to settle in the semifinals.
In the first leg, the Venezuelan midfielder Yusmery Ascanio returned to play, who after 11 months returned to the courts after the injury he suffered in the last tournament.
After her return to the courts, the talented player said that “I was very happy to play, on Friday they had told me that I could play for a few minutes. After almost 11 months and in these instances, quarterfinals, it is incredible“.
Until before the injury, Ascanio was the starter and captain of the team and on her return, she was very clear in pointing out that “I have to earn a position, because those who were playing are doing very well. I hope to do it in the best way the minutes that I have to play“.
The Venezuelan also highlighted the work that coach Luis Mena is doing and did not hesitate to point out that “I think that compared to previous years, they have now worked seriously and have brought in good players. As a group we want to be champions, it is a difficult road, but we are close. The goal is to reach the Copa Libertadores. “
Thinking about the rematch with UC, he maintained that “We must go out to play with respect, in football everything can be done. Tomorrow we have to leave the first game with the same respect. Keep pushing in the last game, especially after the first goal. Tomorrow will be a difficult game. “
“We are very excited, a long time ago we did not play so well. We are happy; This is step by step and we have a quarterfinal game tomorrow that we have to close. The semifinals will come. We are very excited. Tomorrow we have to close the quarter-final key and then think about what comes next“, he concluded.