Despite struggling, Independiente de Avellaneda had to settle for a scoreless draw against the Brazilian Santos, for the first stage of the Copa Libertadores round of 16, in a match marking the return to the continental tournament of the Chileans Pedro Pablo Hernández and Francisco Silva after four and six years respectively.
And the criollos, who was the holder and played the ninety minutes in the Argentinian box, did it in a good way, especially the "Cat"Who was a figure and had two chances to score. the trans-Andean press full of praise and applause for the performance of the former player of Cruz Azul and Universidad Católica.
For example the newspaper Horn He argued that Red "Before Santos had his best man in the middle", with reference to a Silva who evaluated with note 7.
"Stopped if the only stripe succeeded in balancing the area and also the one who came to the bow was more rival with two shots from a distance that enforced good saves from Vanderlei. The best in an independent off to the individual"He added.
Meanwhile, about "Tucu", He qualified it with note 6 and persevered:"His left foot improves the game, it beautifies even when he is not ready to drive the team. The same, illusion. A strengthening of the hierarchy. "