They are not a team that boast the typical South American flair however and if they are to triumph it’s likely to be down to a strong team ethic, spades of endeavor and a sprinkling of stardust from a few mercurial players. San Lorenzo boast few household names after all, with their most high profile player being veteran Colombian defender Mario Yepes.
After winning the Copa Libertadores for the first time in their history, the mood around the club at the moment is unanimously positive. They won’t be expected to win the trophy outright, but the traveling supporters—who turned up in their thousands to see the team off at the airport ahead of this competition, per the Buenos Aires Herald—will relish being underdogs should they make it to what’ll surely be an intriguing final against Real.
The final will be played on Saturday, December 20, 2:30PM, FOX Soccer 2GO & FOX Sports 1 or 2
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