Three games were contested on Friday as the opening round of Copa Libertadores qualifying concluded.
At Montevideo, Uruguay:
Sergio Blanco scored twice (7', PK-53') as Montevideo Wanderers more than made up for their series-opening defeat by dominating visiting Club Universitario 5-2 in game two and ousting the Bolivian club 7-5 on aggregate. Wanderers will take on another club fro Bolivar, The Strongest, in a two-game second qualifying round series which opens this coming Thursday in Montevideo.
At Sangolqui, Ecuador:
Goals from Michael Estrada (62') and Gabriel Cortez (90'+3) enabled Independiente del Valle to gain a 2-2 game-two home draw with Deportivo Municipal and win their series with the Peruvian club 3-2 on aggregate. The Ecuadorian club will take on Paraguay's Club Olimpia, which opens this coming Thursday at Sangolqui.
At San Cristobal, Venezuela:
A 0-0 game-two road deadlock with Deportivo Táchira carried Paraguay's Deportivo Capiata to a 1-0 aggregate series victory and a berth in the second qualifying round opposite Peru's Universitario. The two-game series will open this coming Thursday in Capiata, Paraguay.