pick: America @ 1,53 √ 2-0
America powerfull team, even stringer than in apertura. Today miss topscorer Paulo Cesar Arango (22/12) but two players come back, Rubén Bustos (df 17/3) y Mauricio Romero (df 22/0) + two new signing can play, Juan Carlos Escobar y Jonathan Philippe.
Deportivo Rionegro good team but very weak away (strong home on altitude). Important players left themafter apertura so they are weaker than before. Players which left club:
Duque Montoya (att 21/20)
Gallego Castañeda (df 20/0)
Puerta (df 21/3)
Rivera (mf 21/5)
Palacios (mf 20/1)
Probable once titular de América: Andrés Mosquera; Rubén Bustos, Julián Carabalí, Yeison Murillo, Julio Ortiz; Nicolás Schenone, Nondier Romero, Johnny Rivera (Escobar), Mauricio Romero, Stiven Mendoza; Jonatan Philippe. (® post by CaStRoF)
Barcelona SC – Dep. Quito
Because of the grief that the yellow (Barcelona) had on Wednesday in Venezuela, against Deportivo Tachira (0-0), the Copa Sudamericana, the Barça trainer will make changes in its lineup. Also, Costas said that if his team falls somewhere commitment “will not be due to fatigue” but “because the opponent played better than us.”…
LDU Quito – Independiente J. T.
Dep. Cuenca – Olmedo
Tecnico U. – Manta
– altitude (2520 – 14)
LDU Loja – Macara
Loja League trained yesterday in the federal arena Swan Queen, where they will face this afternoon before Macara from 18:00. Paul Velez league coach (L) take place three to four variants, therefore, may not play Gómez, Renato, Feraud y Uchuari, who will play the Copa Sudamericana on Thursday 2 August in Venezuela. Jose Alvarado replaced in goal by Luis Fernandez expelled. Macara The novelty is the absence of Israel Chango for a nuisance.