Departure will take place on April 13, at Mané Garrincha, due to the restrictions of the São Paulo government due to the Covid-19 pandemic
O Santos announced on Tuesday, 30, that the game back against the San Lorenzo, from Argentina, for the second phase of Liberators cup will be held in Brasilia, at the stadium Mané Garrincha. The decision is due to the prohibition to hold sporting events in the state of São Paulo during the most restrictive phase of the pandemic caused by the worsening number of cases and deaths from Covid-19. The first leg will take place on April 6, next Tuesday, at 9:30 pm (Brasília time), at the Nuevo Gasómetro stadium, in Buenos Aires. The return game will be on April 13, at the same time, but this time in the Brazilian capital. Whoever wins will win a spot in the group stage of the continental tournament.
In the previous phase, the Ariel Holan passed by the Venezuelan Deportivo Lara. In Santos, the first game ended with a 2 to 1 victory for Santos FC. In the second and decisive match, the tie by 1 to 1 guaranteed the place for the Santos players. The Mané Garrincha stadium will also host two other finals in April. The first will be the Brazil Super Cup, Come in Flamengo (Brazilian champion) and Palm Trees (champion of the Brazil Cup). The duel is scheduled for April 11. Then, on the 14th, Palmeiras (as champion of the Libertadores), also due to the restrictions imposed in the state of São Paulo, will decide the Recopa Sul-Americana against Defensa y Justicia, of Argentina, champion of the Copa Sudamericana.
The government of federal District foresees receiving the public in the game between rubro-blacks and alviverdes. According to the governor Ibaneis Rocha (MDB-DF), the stadium would release 10% of its capacity and count on the presence of health professionals already vaccinated against the disease in the stands. new coronavirus. According to a Conass survey released on Tuesday, the Federal District has 343,111 cases and 5,912 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic.
* With information from Estadão Content