Table of positions for Group A of the 2024 Copa Libertadores after a tie between Alianza Lima and Colo Colo in Matute

Table of positions for Group A of the 2024 Copa Libertadores after a tie between Alianza Lima and Colo Colo in Matute
Table of positions for Group A of the 2024 Copa Libertadores after a tie between Alianza Lima and Colo Colo in Matute

Table of positions for Group A of the Copa Libertadores 2024 after the tie between Alianza Lima and Colo Colo on date 5 – Credits: Getty Images.

The group stage of the Copa Libertadores 2024 reached a crucial point this week, with the dispute of the penultimate date. Lima Allianceone of the representatives of the League 1 In this competition, he faced Colo Colo this Wednesday, May 15 at the Alejandro Villanueva stadium. However, the Peruvian team failed to achieve the necessary victory.

Although the current champion of the ‘eternal glory’, Fluminensehas taken a certain advantage over the ‘blue and white’, ‘albos’ and Cerro Porteño In the standings, the other place to access the round of 16 is still quite close and any of the three could get it.

Lima Alliance and Colo Colo were in charge of opening the day in the Group A of the competition Conmebol. In Matute, both teams met in a key confrontation for their aspirations, but neither of them was left with the three points of the contest.

Although the team ‘intimate’ managed to get ahead on the scoreboard with a goal from Hernán Barcos, after a serious mistake at the start of the rival, he did not know how to take care of his advantage on the scoreboard and the ‘cacique’ He equalized it after a surprising header from Arturo Vidal for the final 1-1.

Fluminense, Cerro Porteño, Colo Colo and Alianza Lima, in that order, seek qualification for the round of 16 of the 2024 Copa Libertadores - Credit: Getty
Fluminense, Cerro Porteño, Colo Colo and Alianza Lima, in that order, seek qualification for the round of 16 of the 2024 Copa Libertadores – Credit: Getty

The Chilean team finished this match with two men less, after the expulsions of Damián Pizarro at 65′ and Vidal at 90+4′. However, the team led by Alejandro Restrepo could do little or nothing to achieve victory and, with this result, they continue to be in last place in the group with four points. For its part, Arturo vidal and company are third with five units and, for now, are provisionally in the qualification zone for the Copa Sudamericana playoffs.

The group date will close with the Fluminense vs Cerro Porteñowhich is scheduled for Thursday, May 16 from 5:00 p.m. at the Maracaná stadium.

The representative ‘carioca’ leading march with eight units and surpassing the ‘azulgrana’ in Rio de Janeiro, they will certify their presence among the 16 best in the main club tournament in the region. On the other hand, the ‘cyclone of a working-class neighborhood’ It is second with five points, benefiting from the tie between Alianza Lima and Colo Colo.

Group A position table prior to date 5 of the Copa Libertadores 2024 - Credit: Capture
Group A position table prior to date 5 of the Copa Libertadores 2024 – Credit: Capture

Due to the parity that exists in the Group AAt the end of the six games there could be equality of points to decide one of those classified for the next stage of the Copa Libertadores. Due to this, the South American Football Confederationin its club manual, states up to five tiebreakers to define the beneficiary.

The first criterion is the greatest goal difference. The second criterion is to provide greater value to the set that has scored more goals. If equality continues, it would be defined by the team that has converted the most times as a visitor. The fourth criterion will be to reward the cast with the best location in the Conmebol Club Ranking as of December 18, 2023. The last criterion would be for a lottery.

It is worth remembering that the first two places will go to the round of 16, while the third will go to the playoffs of the Copa Sudamericana before the seconds of each group of the ‘great conquest’.

Tie-breaking criteria to qualify for the round of 16 of the 2024 Copa Libertadores - Credit: Conmebol club manual
Tie-breaking criteria to qualify for the round of 16 of the 2024 Copa Libertadores – Credit: Conmebol club manual

On the sixth and final day of the group stage of the Copa Libertadores 2024, the two matches of each bracket will have to be played simultaneously. The day chosen by the organizers is Wednesday, May 29 from 7:30 p.m. in Peru.

Alianza Lima must visit Fluminense at the Maracaná, while Cerro Porteño will host Colo Colo at La Nueva Olla. Two great games that will define absolutely everything.

 
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