Luis Antonio Valenciaa The only Ecuadorian footballer to have played in the semifinals Champions League. But emerald Parvis Estupinan It is close to reaching that stage of the tournament.

Will visit Villarreal CF from Estupiñán Strong Bayern Munich Tuesday, April 12, 2022 at Allianz Arena. The match will be played from 2:00 pm (Ecuador time).

In the first leg, April 6, play at the Estadio de ace Ceramica, Spanish They won 1-0 Dutch midfielder Arnaut Danjumar’s goal.

This result if we consider that the series is more left than open ‘Yellow submarine’ The series has enjoyed at least three clear scoring chances.

Estupinan Played 90 minutes at a high level and He has the potential to be a starter for the rematch. Unai Emery He saved it and didn’t give him a minute in a 1-1 draw at home against Athletic Club on the 31st of the Spanish League match.

If Villarreal reach the Champions League semifinals, Estupin will keep pace with the historian.Or Antonio Valencia, Who reached this milestone with Manchester United in the 2010/11 season, after a 3-1 defeat overall. Chelsea.

Tono played 90 minutes in the first leg (Stamford Bridge) and returned to Nani 75 minutes later. Old Trafford.

Bayern Munich striker Kingsley Koman (right) plays a ball against Villarreal's Parvis Estupinan at La Ceramica Stadium.  EFE
Bayern Munich striker Kingsley Koman (right) plays a ball against Villarreal’s Parvis Estupinan at La Ceramica Stadium. EFE

Mendez remained close

Before Estupinan and Valencia, Edison Mendez was Ecuador’s first player To reach the quarter finals of the Champions League.

‘Kinito’ was part of PSV Eindhoven in the 2006/07 season. They were dropped after that tie A total of 4-0 against Liverpool.

He is now the interim coach of Liga de Quito In the 51st minute of the first leg at Phillips Stadium. He was replaced by Patrick Kluivert. He was not considered for the rematch at Anfield.

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