Game of the week: 1 December 2010, Cobreloa 2-3 Universidad Cátolica

OK, so the standard of football in Chile is generally not as high as Argentina and Brazil, however this game between championship chasing Universidad Cátolica and two times Copa Libertadores finalists Cobreloa was a brilliant match.

Universidad Cátolica and championship rivals Colo-Colo were tied on points at the top of the table with two games of the season remaining. They kicked off at the same time on 28 November 2010 with the pressure on both sides to win. UC came back from 1-0 down to establish a 2-1 lead only for Cobreloa to equalise with 17 minutes to go. Argentine midfielder Juan Eluchans then hit a dramatic winner for Universidad Cátolica on 88 minutes and at the final whistle it became clear that Colo-Colo had lost against O'Higgins leaving UC three points clear with only one game of the season left.

Part of the game of the week series.

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