Chilean Primera Division Review: Colo Colo, Universidad Chile set up thrilling finale

Colo Colo and Universidad Chile claimed comfortable wins to set up what will be a thrilling final day of the season.

Hector Tapia's Colo Colo recorded a 4-1 win at home to Cobreloa to remain top of the Chilean Primera Division's Apertura phase.

But Universidad Chile beat Nublense 3-0 on matchday 16, keeping them level on points with the table-toppers.

Santiago Wanderers are a point back in third and they face Colo Colo on the final day of the season.

Colo Colo set up their win over Cobreloa in the opening 34 minutes at the Estadio Monumental David Arellano.

Cristian Vilches, Gonzalo Fierro and Juan Delgado struck for Colo Colo, who eased past the bottom side.

Jaime Valdes' penalty made it 4-0, only for Jair Reinoso to score a consolation goal for the visitors.

Universidad Chile also encountered no problems at Nublense.

Gustavo Canales' 18th-minute penalty sent them on their way before Patricio Rubio and Ramon Fernandez sealed the win in the second half.

Wanderers had more of a battle, but they eventually edged Union La Calera 1-0 thanks to Roberto Gutierrez's 75th-minute goal.

Union face Universidad Chile on the final matchday.

Elsewhere, Cobresal had a 3-1 victory at Barnechea and Universidad Concepcion edged Antofagasta 1-0.

Huachipato recorded a 2-1 win at San Marcos and O'Higgins played out a 1-1 draw against Audax Italiano.

Deportes Iquique overcame Universidad Catolica 3-2 in a thriller.

Rafael Caroca and Manuel Villalobos had Iquique in control, only for Boris Rieloff to see red just after the half-hour mark.

But Alvaro Ramos' brace put Catolica on level terms in the 90th minute as they looked set to earn a point.

However, Villalobos struck a dramatic late winner for the 10-man hosts.

On Monday, Renato Ramos and Leonardo Valencia both scored twice as Palestino crushed Union Espanola 5-2.