Those led by Renato Paiva will serve at the Defensores del Chaco stadium, in Paraguay.
Independiente del Valle and Gremio will play this Friday in Asunción a match of the Copa Libertadores that was scheduled for last Wednesday in Quito and that was transferred to the Paraguayan capital after confirming several cases of COVID-19 in the Brazilian team.
The first leg of the third preliminary phase of the continental tournament will be played at the Defensores del Chaco stadium in Asunción after the Ecuadorian authorities’ refusal to allow it to be played in Quito.
The Valle team debuted this year in the second phase before the Chilean Unión Española and, although they lost 1-0 in the first leg, they took their revenge 6-2 at the Rodrigo Paz Delgado stadium, owned by Liga de Quito .
In the LigaPro Serie A in Ecuador, the team led by the Portuguese Renato Paiva lost two games, won four and tied the last 2-2 in their visit to the 2020 champion and current leader, Barcelona SC.
Gremio, three-time champion of the Libertadores after winning the titles of 1983, 1995 and 2017, will try to return to prominence this year.
Meanwhile, those from Sangolquí will seek the quota to be the third Ecuadorian representative in the group stage of the Cup.
Channels that broadcast Independiente del Valle vs. Guild
The party is transmitted ESPN2 622 SD / 1622 HD channels for Ecuador.
Referee: Nestor Pitana (Argentina)
Stadium: Defenders of the Chaco (Asunción)