Cruzeiro to battle it out with Universidad de Chile in the Copa LibertadoresCruzeiro will be hoping that star-man Everton Ribeiro is at his best
Cruzeiro will hope to secure their first win in South America’s most prestigious club competition when they host the Chilean outfit at the Mineirão on Tuesday night.
It will be the first Libertadores home tie for Cruzeiro since they faced São Paulo in the quarter-finals of the competition in 2010.
After beginning their campaign with a defeat to Peru’s Real Garcilaso on February 12, the Raposa are keen to get a first win under their belts.
The team from Santiago, however, arrive on the back of a win over Defensor Sporting of Uruguay.
CRUZEIRO: Fábio; Ceará, Bruno Rodrigo, Dedé and Egídio; Rodrigo Souza, Lucas Silva, Éverton Ribeiro and Ricardo Goulart; Dagoberto and Marcelo Moreno (Willian). Coach: Marcelo Oliveira.
UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE: Jhonny Herrera; Osvaldo González, José Rojas, Matías Caruzzo and Roberto Cereceda; Sebastián Martínez, Juan Rodrigo Rojas and Gustavo Lorenzetti; Ramón Fernández; Rodrigo Mora and Patricio Rubio. Coach: Cristián Romero.