This Friday, April 9, the South American Cup 2021 will begin. The second most important continental tournament in America will be played in the group stage, as well as the Copa Libertadores, with the exception that only the winner of each zone will advance to the round of round-trip confrontations. Quite a challenge, which will see national teams involved. Huachipato qualified by defeating Deportes Antofagasta 4-0 on aggregate and Palestino beat Cobresal 2-1 in the accumulated, becoming the second team to represent Chile in the group stage.
The contest draw sIt will take place this Friday, April 9, starting at 12:00 pm at the Conmebol headquarters. located in Paraguay, but without the presence of representatives of Federations or clubs due to health recommendations due to the coronavirus pandemic.
How are the teams distributed for the draw?
The drums were unveiled after the qualification of Palestino to the group stage. It only remains to define two keys, which are Peñarol vs Cerro Largo and Fénix vs Torque. The winners of these duels will be part of Bolillero 4. The order is determined by the Conmebol ranking as of February 1, 2021.
The four bolilleros will be made up of eight teams ordered by the aforementioned ranking. The eight seeds will be defined first, then the second best, then the third group and finally the four with the worst coefficient plus those who come from the Libertadores playoffs.
This is how the South American drums are 2021
Pot 1: Independiente, Lanús, Corinthians, Athletico Paranaense, Emelec, Jorge Wilstermann, Rosario Central and Newell’s.
Pot 2: PALESTINIAN, Sports Tolima, Arsenal, Bahia, Melgar, La Equidad, HUACHIPATO and Sport Huancayo.
Pot 3: Guabirá, Workshops, October 12, Aucas, Atlético Goianiense, River Plate of Paraguay, Aragua and Ceará.
Pot 4: Red Bull Bragantino, Metropolitans, Torque / Fénix, Cerro Largo / Peñarol, Libertad / Atlético Nacional, Independiente del Valle / Gremio, Bolívar / Junior, San Lorenzo / Santos.
These are the qualifiers for the South American 2021
Argentina: Newell’s, Talleres, Lanús, Rosario Central, Arsenal and Independiente
Brazil: Athletico Paranaense, Bragantino, Ceará, Corinthians, Goianiense, Bahia
Bolivia: Guabirá and Wilstermann
Chile: Huachipato and Palestino
Colombia: Tolima and La Equidad
Ecuador: Emelec and Aucas
Paraguay: October 12 and River Plate
Peru: Sport Huancayo and Melgar
Uruguay: City Torque / Fénix and Cerro Largo / Peñarol
Venezuela: Aragua and Metropolitans