The match will mark Rooster's debut in the competition and will take place at 9:30 a.m. (Brasilia time) at the Municipal Stadium Nicolás Chahuán Nazar at La Calera.
Coach Rodrigo Santana believes that last Saturday's big win over Flamengo also boosted the team's morale for continental competition.
"We have gained a lot of confidence in the Brazilian players and this gives us a lot of strength to face this difficult match here. We came from results that gave a big boost to the team, the players were confident and knew responsibility." also strong in the South American Cup, "commented the coach.
Team leader Alvinegro said that hope is a big match and a difficult match.
"We are not used to playing on synthetic grass and we will face a team that trades a lot of passes, has a lot of mobility, so we hope to play a very safe game here, efficiently, to decide before our fans," Rodrigo Santana said.
"This is a very competitive team, Chilean football is that, a lot of competition in matches, we duel, and we are ready for that. We watch the game against Chapecoenese, which is a great club, excellence of La Calera Union, make our game plan and center well to produce good results, "added the coach.
Earlier this evening, at the hotel gym where the Athletic delegation lived, the players did the last work before the match.