The series between Athletico Paranaense and Estudiantes is defined on the return leg

The match for key 1, played at the Arena da Baixada, ended without Paranaense and Pincha being able to convert.

Athletico Paranaense made a total of 22 shots on goal but it was not enough to turn the result around. According to the statistics, 11 shots ended in the goal and 11 went wide.

The figure of the match was Thiago Heleno. The Athletico Paranaense defender was important for taking 4 balls out of the danger area.

Luciano Lollo was also relevant. The Estudiantes defender was important for taking 5 balls out of the danger area.

It was a duel with a locked game, marked by interruptions and fouls. There was a large number of cautioned: Fernandinho, Pablo Piatti, Agustín Rogel, Hugo Moura, Manuel Castro and Emmanuel Mas.

Paranaense strategist Luiz Scolari stopped the starting eleven with a 4-5-1 formation with Bento in goal; Khellven, Pedro Henrique, Thiago Heleno and Abner Vinicius in the defensive line; Fernandinho, Hugo Moura, Agustín Canobbio, David Terans and Tomás Cuello in the middle; and Pablo in the attack.

For their part, those chosen by Ricardo Zielinski took to the field of play with a 3-6-1 scheme with Mariano Andújar under the three sticks; Luciano Lollo, Jorge Morel and Agustín Rogel in defense; Leonardo Godoy, Fernando Zuqui, Jorge Rodríguez, Emmanuel Mas, Pablo Piatti and Manuel Castro in midfield; and Mauro Méndez in the lead.

The judge chosen to direct the match at the Arena da Baixada was Jesús Valenzuela Sáez.

The tie between Paranaense and Pincha left the series completely open in CONMEBOL – Copa Libertadores 2022. The second leg will be next Thursday, August 11.

Note and image source: DataFactory

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