Fixtures

Uruguay Cup 02/29 00:00 4 Plaza Colonia vs Defensor Sporting - View

Results

Uruguay Clausura 12/08 20:00 15 [8] Plaza Colonia v Boston River [5] W 3-2
Uruguay Clausura 12/04 20:00 14 [2] Cerro v Plaza Colonia [8] D 1-1
Uruguay Clausura 11/28 22:00 13 [8] Plaza Colonia v Racing Club de Montevideo [4] L 0-1
Uruguay Clausura 11/25 00:30 12 [4] Penarol v Plaza Colonia [8] D 0-0
Uruguay Clausura 11/18 19:30 11 [6] Cerro Largo v Plaza Colonia [8] L 4-0
Uruguay Clausura 11/14 22:00 10 [8] Plaza Colonia v Liverpool Montevideo [1] D 0-0
Uruguay Clausura 11/10 22:00 9 [7] Torque v Plaza Colonia [8] D 2-2
Uruguay Clausura 11/05 20:00 8 [8] Plaza Colonia v Defensor Sporting [1] L 0-2
Uruguay Cup 10/30 19:00 9 Uruguay Montevideo v Plaza Colonia W 1-2
Uruguay Clausura 10/22 22:00 7 [8] La Luz v Plaza Colonia [8] D 1-1
Uruguay Clausura 10/18 17:30 6 [8] Plaza Colonia v Montevideo Wanderers [2] W 1-0
Uruguay Clausura 10/13 19:00 5 [5] Atletico Fenix Montevideo v Plaza Colonia [8] W 1-4

Stats

 TotalHomeAway
Matches played 35 16 19
Wins 8 5 3
Draws 15 5 10
Losses 12 6 6
Goals for 37 19 18
Goals against 54 20 34
Clean sheets 9 4 5
Failed to score 11 4 7

Club Plaza Colonia de Deportes, or simply Plaza Colonia, is a Uruguayan professional football club from Colonia del Sacramento, that competes in the Uruguayan Primera Division. Founded in 1917, the club plays its home games at the 3,000 seater Estadio Juan Gaspar Prandi.

History

The club was founded on April 22, 1917 by Alberto Suppici. They played in the Regional league of Colonia until 1999. They gained their affiliation with AUF in 2000. In 2001 they won promotion to the Primera División Uruguaya and in their debut season they finished in 7th place.

In 2003 the club finally fell to the Second Division after a poor campaign. In 2004 the club was promoted back to the first division, but in 2005 they went back down after another poor campaign. In 2006 they did not play the championship because of financial difficulties.

They re-entered official competitions for the 2006–07 season, playing once more in the Uruguayan 2nd Division.

In May 2016 they won the Clausura Championship for the first time after defeating Peñarol 2–1. They became known as the "Leicester City of Uruguay" because of Leicester City's surprising 2015–16 Premier League title. The season before Plaza Colonia had finished 13th out of 16. In the championship playoff, played between the Apertura and Clausura champions to decide who would be the super champion, Peñarol defeated them 3–1 after extra time.

They qualified for their first ever continental competition in the 2016 Copa Sudamericana. Reports say that some players had never even been on a plane before. They lost to Club Blooming on penalties in the first stage.

In 2021, they won the Apertura tournament, their second accolade, and qualified for the Copa Libertadores for the first time in the club's history. On 7 December, they lost the championship playoff on penalties 8–7 after a 1–1 draw at the conclusion of extra time.

Plaza Colonia is a professional soccer team based in Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay. The team was founded in 1917 and has a rich history in Uruguayan soccer. Plaza Colonia has a strong fan base and is known for its passionate supporters who fill the stadium for every home game.

The team plays in the Uruguayan Primera División, which is the top tier of soccer in Uruguay. Plaza Colonia has had some success in the league, winning the championship in 2016. The team has also competed in international competitions, including the Copa Sudamericana and the Copa Libertadores.

Plaza Colonia is known for its attacking style of play, with a focus on quick passing and movement off the ball. The team has a number of talented players, including strikers Facundo Waller and Nicolás Dibble, who are both capable of scoring goals from anywhere on the field.

Off the field, Plaza Colonia is committed to developing young talent and has a strong youth academy that has produced a number of talented players over the years. The team also has a strong community presence and is involved in a number of charitable initiatives in the local area.

Overall, Plaza Colonia is a respected and successful soccer team in Uruguay, with a passionate fan base and a commitment to developing young talent and giving back to the community.