Sporting Cristal achieved its first major goal of the year and qualified for the 2023 Copa Libertadores group stage after beating Argentina’s Huracán (1-0) at the National Stadium in Lima. With this classification, the celestial ones will receive an important economic injection.
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For having played Phase 2, against Nacional Asunción, Sporting Cristal won 500 thousand dollars. Now, for disputing Phase 3, those from Rímac took 600 thousand dollars.
How much money did Sporting Cristal earn for reaching the group stage?
By qualifying for this instance, Tiago Nunes’s pupils are guaranteed 3 million dollars.
However, for each game they win in the group stage, Sporting Cristal will receive an additional 300,000 dollars. This is for the concept of “sporting merit”.
Summary of Sporting Cristal vs. Hurricane
In a highly contested game that seemed to be going to penalties, Irven Ávila appeared to score Sporting Cristal’s winning goal after 97 minutes of play.
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