CLUB TIJUANA VS. PALMEIRAS OF BRAZIL IN ROUND OF 16
2013 Copa Libertadores
TIJUANA –Club Tijuana Xoloitzcuintles de Caliente will face Club Palmeiras of Brazil in the Round of 16 of the prestigious South American tournament, the 2013 Copa Libertadores. The teams will play in a home and away series with the first leg to be played at Estadio Caliente while the second match will be at Estadio Palestra Italio in Sao Paulo. Dates and match times are to be determined.
The Xoloitzcuintles finished the group stage as the second place team in Group 5 with 13 points after winning four games, tying one and losing one to Corinthians of Brazil, who also finished with 13 points but won the group with better goal differential (+8). The Xoloitzcuintles scored eight goals (by six different players) and had four against in the group stage.
Club Tijuana will continue adding to its milestones in its six year existence. It is the first time Club Tijuana competes in this international tournament which is televised in more than 150 countries.
It will be the second time the Xoloitzcuintles travel to Sao Paulo after traveling there in March to face Corinthians. This time it faces Corinthians who finished first in Group 2 with nine points with three wins and three loses.
Category: 1st Division