The Atletico Nacional vs Sevilla Copa Euroamericana match will be this Tuesday, July 23, 2013 (4:30 PM Pacific) at the Estadio Atanasio Girardot in Medellin. The Copa Euroamericana is a newly established series of friendlies hosted in South America between top European teams against top South American teams. There are a total of 11 teams in this friendly tournament, where there are also no groups, nor a knock-out stage. There are a total of 8 games in the Euroamericana, where each game counts for a point; if Sevilla wins on Tuesday, Europe will obtain a point, and vice-versa. By the last game in August 4, the continent with the most points will win the competition.
Atletico Nacional will make their first appearance after winning the final in the past Liga Postobon against Independiente Santa Fe. The squad from Medellin will get their opportunity to lift the trophy and run the Olympic lap in their home ground, as they were crowned champions while on the road. Their game against Sevilla will be their first match in the Euroamericana, therefore it will be interesting to see if the champions are still on championship form.
Sevilla already participated in this competition, when they defeated Universidad Catolica from Chile on Saturday by a 2-0 margin. The Spanish team is preparing for La Liga where they will play their first match on August 8, against Atletico Madrid. Their match against Atletico Nacional will be a good opportunity for new Colombian signing, Carlos Bacca, to play in front of Colombian fans, and also to show if he is capable of a starting position with Sevilla.
Atletico Nacional vs Sevilla Prediction
The Atletico Nacional vs Sevilla match will be in a great stadium atmosphere as it will be Atletico Nacional’s first match at home since winning the Liga Postobon. This is a friendly match that neither team wants to lose, as both squads are already preparing for their next season. The Atletico Nacional vs Sevilla match will end in a 2-1 win for the ‘Verde’.
Atletico Nacional vs Sevilla TV Schedule
The Atletico Nacional vs Sevilla match will be televised this Tuesday, July 23, 2013 on Direct TV Channel 479 at 4:30 PM Pacific.