Junior from Colombia achieved its first victory in Group A of the Copa Libertadores-2020 by beating Barcelona Sporting Club 2-1 (1-1) this Thursday in Guayaquil, for the third date of the key.
Barranquilla’s ‘sharks’ took the lead with a free-kick from goalkeeper Sebastián Viera (7 minutes) and retaken the victory with a score from Miguel Borja (70). The ‘bullfighters’ discounted by scoring Cristian Colmán (28).
In an even match, the two clubs concentrated on playing their games in the middle of the court and without risking to the bottom.
The coffee rojiblancos made three points to appear in the general classification behind the Ecuadorian Independiente del Valle (leader with 9 points) and the Brazilian Flamengo (6).
Barcelona, in turn, continues to be buried, without points, registering three consecutive defeats, two of them as hosts.
On the fourth day of Group A, Flamengo will visit Barcelona and Independiente del Valle will visit Junior, in matches scheduled for next Tuesday. (D)