Penarol lost in Argentina by Defensa y Justicia and are at the bottom of the standings without a single point. They showed a bad defensive image in all matches, receiving 10 goals. In the Uruguayan league, they struggled in the 1-1 home draw with Wanderers, but keep the top of the standings. Today, due to various reasons many key players like Sebastian Rodríguez (15/3), Saravia (13/1), Abel Hernández (10/4), Sánchez (9/3), Homenchenko (9/0), Roland (5/0), and García (3/0). Millonarios is 1st placed team in the group with a 2-1-0 record. At home, they are always strong and the only absences are Pereira (13/1), Vasquez (13/0), and Cataño (12/1). Peñarol is disappointing, counting three defeats in as many matches, and will compete with key absences. This is a big chance for Millonarios to prove their quality and secure important three points.