Estudiantes needed to beat Audax Italiano by more than two goals after their narrow defeat in Chile to advance to the third round of the Copa Libertadores 2022 and they got it at the UNO stadium thanks to Leandro Diaz’s goal.
El Pincha started winning thanks to a header by Agustín Rogel at the end of the first half; and with six minutes left in the match, El Loco beat everyone at the near post from a corner quickly taken by Manuel Castro to make it 2-0.
Now El Pincha will face Eventon from Chile and will try to advance to the group stage of the most important competition in South America.
With this goal, Diaz continues to extend his good scoring form: he scored 13 goals in 14 games played. In addition, he reached 18 in 51 games with the Pincha shirt.
Congratulations Leandro! We are happy to accompany you in your professional career.