As if they were facing the levels of some kind of video game, Sporting Cristal He had to make his debut in the group stage of Libertadores Cup against one of those called to fight for the title: Fluminense from Brazil. It is true, before they beat Nacional de Asunción (5-1) and Huracán from Argentina (1-0) in Lima, but today the rival demanded much more. This level was not beaten, but the next one presents itself as an opportunity for revenge and redemption.
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The light blues started on the right foot and even took the lead through Joao Grimaldo, but defensive inattentions and —above all— the blessed set piece ended up taking its toll. Germán Cano (double) and Vitor Mendes came back for the ‘Flu’.
This is how we saw UnoxUno Sporting Cristal against Fluminense in the Conmebol Libertadores. Now it’s time to think about League 1 and then River Plate.
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