The Arab team contest this Wednesday's first match in the competition against Independiente de Medellín (20:30). The duel will go through Facebook live mode.
By: Matías Otey G.
This Wednesday Palestinian jumps to court in San Carlos de Apoquindo as the second Chilean representative to see activity in the Copa Libertadores. For phase 2 in the competition, the Arabseciben to Independiente de Medellin of Colombia in a tournament that played for the last time in 2015.
In all, the cisterns participated four times in the maximum South American club-level competition. The first one was it 1-0 defeat against Unión Española in 1976, where he shared a group with the Uruguayan Nacional and Peñarol.
Two years later he also made his debut in front Hispanics, but now with a goalless draw. In that edition, the Chileans were also mated with Sao Paulo and Atlético Mineiro.
The 1979 debut was against Higgins (1-1), a result that would support them to achieve their best historical achievements. The team led by Elias Figueroa surprised the continent by reaching the semi-finals, but he found the team that would later become champion -Olimpia and Guarani from Brazil.
Its last premiere was against the Nacional de Montevideo, to which he won four years ago (1-0), in the first leg struggle for the preliminary stage of the Copa Libertadores. In the return he was beaten 2-1, but the visitor goal ended with qualifying for Group 5 of the tournament along with Boca Juniors, Zamora and Montevideo Wanderers.
This Wednesday match is scheduled for at. 20:30 Chilean time at San Carlos de Apoquindo stadium and will be the first transmission of a Chilean team in the Facebo modalityOK live (Live).