The matches on Tuesday, July 5, in the round of 16 of the Copa Libertadores 2022, left the first three teams qualified for the quarterfinals, as part of an agenda of eight games that are completed between this Wednesday and Thursday.
So far the Brazilians continue to sweep the home and away series, after three of them won their series and with it they wrote their names in the quarterfinals.
Early on Tuesday, Atlético Mineiro beat Emelec 1-0 in a close match at home, to define the series 2-1 in their favor, thanks to a penalty scored by Hulk.
Then, in parallel, there were a couple of games that also saw Corinthians de Sao Paulo and Atletico Paranaense qualify.
How are the qualified for the quarterfinals of the Copa Libertadores?
Corinthians equalized the series 0-0 against the favorite Boca Juniors, whom they later defeated on penalties and thus said goodbye at their La Bombonera stadium, while Paranaense drew an important 1-1 draw in Paraguay to defeat Libertad 3-2 in the Serie.
With the triumph of the three, the keys to the quarterfinals are beginning to fill up, so the winners hope that the rest of the series will be defined between Wednesday and Thursday.
Atlético Mineiro will compete against the winner between champion Palmeiras and Cerro Porteño, a series that has the São Paulo team up 3-0, while Paranense waits for the winner between Fortaleza from Brazil and Estudiantes de La Plata, in a series tied 1-1.
Finally, Corinthians will play against the winner between Flamengo and Deportes Tolima, which has a 1-0 advantage over the Cariocas.
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