Emelec welcome Atletico Mineiro for the opening leg of their Copa Libertadores round of 16 tie at Estadio George Capwell in Guayaquil on Tuesday evening (11:15pm, UK time).
The hosts are making their 11th knockout stage appearance but have been eliminated from this round in their previous two last 16 outings, in fact the Ecuadorian side have only reached the quarter-final and beyond on three occasions with the most recent being seven years ago, as for Atletico they’re chasing a second Copa success after winning it all in 2013.
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Following a three year absence Emelec are one again playing in South America’s most prestigious club tournament. Ismael Rescalvo’s side were drawn in a group featuring last season’s finalist Palmeiras, Deportivo Táchira and Independiente Petrolero. They would finish runner-up in Group A after picking up seven points, Emelec’s only wins came on the road at Deportivo Táchira (1-4) and in front of their supporters against Independiente Petrolero (7-0), this was enough for El Bombillo to advance. Uruguayan central midfielder Sebastián Rodríguez finished as their leading marksman on five goals.
This season represents Atlético’s second consecutive tournament appearance. Last time out they reached the semi-finals only to be eliminated by their fellow countrymen Palmeiras via the away goals rule. Drawn in Group D with Deportes Tolima, Independiente del Valle and América Mineiro the Brazilian side finished as group winners, though level on points with Deportes Tolima it was their superior goal-difference that settled matters. Both teams scored 10 goals but Atlético conceded three fewer. The goals were shared out with seven different goalscorers, leading the way was Hulk on three strikes.
Scoreline prediction: Emelec 1-2 Atletico Mineiro
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