One of the most interesting ties of the round takes place in Uruguay where both teams have realistic hopes of taking home the trophy
Sosa; G. Rodriguez, D. Rodriguez, Gonzalez, Valdez; Aguiar, Freitas, Corujo, Mier; Olivera, Martinuccio
After taking out Internacional in the last round, the Uruguayans will count on Olivera to find the net and guide the squad into the semi-finals.
|Universidad Catolica (3-5-1-1):
Garces; Henriquez, Valenzuela, Martinez; Eluchans, Meneses, Ormeno, Costa, Silva; Canete; Pratto
Boca's loss is Universidad's gain. Marcelo Canete has made quite the impression since traveling to Chile on loan. The attacking midfielder will look to show his magic again to guide the Chileans to success.
|DID YOU KNOW?|
- For a team that finished first in their group, Catolica conceded the highest amount of goals, with nine.
- Lucas Pratto has six goals in the competition, making him third top scorer.
- Juan Manuel Olivera (right) has four goals, and sits in fourth spot.
- The Cruzado did not lose an away game in the group stage, earning seven points.
- In the away games, the Chileans scored eight goals, compared to three at home.
- Universidad have never won the competition, making the final in 1993.
- Penarol sit behind Argentina's Independiente and Boca Juniors, with five titles.
- The Uruguayans have made it to the final nine times, tied with Boca Juniors.
- Catolica share the most final defeats alongside America de Cali, with four.
- The last time a team from either Chile or Uruguay won the cup was in 1991, when Colo Colo beat Olimpia.