Universidad Catolica vs Sao Paulo: Copa Sudamericana Live Stream, Schedule, Fixture and Probable Lineups

Catolica were the lowest ranked of the third-placed teams from the group stage to qualify for the round of 16 stage, while Sao Paulo cruised through as the Group D winners.

Sao Paulo's training session; Credit: Twitter/@SaoPauloFC

Universidad Catolica will host Sao Paulo in the  first leg of their Copa Sudamericana last -16 fixture at Estadio San Carlos de Apoquindo on Thursday. The hosts are heading into the tie on the back of a dominant 3-0 win over Union San Felipe in their Copa Chile third round fixture, while Sao Paulo played out a goalless draw against Juventude in the Brazilian league match last Sunday. Catolica were the lowest ranked of the third-placed teams from the group stage to qualify for the round of 16 stage, while Sao Paulo cruised through as the Group D winners.

On Saturday, Catolica netted three times against .Union San Felipe without reply. Marcelino Nunez opened the scoring inside the opening 11 minutes before a second-half brace from Diego Valencia sealed the win. Meanwhile, in the group games of the Copa Sudamericana, Ariel Holan’s side managed to register just one win which came against Sporting Cristal, while they also secured one draw which proved crucial in getting them this far in the competition. 

Sao Paulo, on the other hand, have been impressive in the continental competition, winning five of their six group games to secure top spot in Group D with 16 points, five more than second-placed Everton. Tricolor Paulista have been the second best team in the entire competition to this point as they have only conceded three goals while scoring 12 times during the group stage. The Brazilian outfit has been pretty solid at the back, having kept three clean sheets in their last five games across all competitions.

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Probable Lineups

Universidad Catolica are unlikely to make too many alterations to the side that got the job done in their previous outing. Diego Valencia, who netted a brace last Saturday, is likely to keep his place in the starting eleven, providing an attacking threat from the midfield. Tapia, Fernando Zampedri and Cuevas are expected to form the forward line. As for Sao Paulo, they have a long injury list consisting of Luan Santos, Andres Colorado, Alisson, Nikao and Gabriel Sara.

Universidad Catolica probable starting lineup: Perez; Nunez, Astaburuaga, Paz, Parrot; Orellana, Valencia, Guiterrez; Tapia, Zampedri, Cuevas

Sao Paulo probable starting lineup: Jandrei; Rafinha, Miranda, Leo; Maia, Rigoni, Wellington, Gomes, Patrick; Luciano, Edr

Universidad Catolica vs Sao Paulo Live Schedule and Fixture

The Copa Sudamericana round of 16 match between Universidad Catolica and Sao Paulo will take place at Estadio San Carlos de Apoquindo and it will kickoff at 6:00 am IST on July 1, Friday.

Universidad Catolica vs Sao PauloKey details
DateJune 30 (Chile)
VenueEstadio San Carlos de Apoquindo
Kickoff time in Chile8:30 pm (Thursday)
Kickoff time in Brazil9:30 pm (Thursday)

Where to watch Universidad Catolica vs Sao Paulo ?

The football fans in Brazil can catch the live action of Copa Sudamericana fixtures on CONMEBOL TV and NOW NET e claro. Meanwhile for those in Chile, live telecast is available on DIRECTV Sports channel and can live stream via directtvsports.com and DIRECTV Sports app.




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