The playoff round for Copa Libertadores group-stage play commenced with two games on Wednesday.
At Curitiba, Brazil:
Nestor Gonzalez scored twice (53', 89') as Deportivo Capriata gained a series-opening 3-3 road draw with Atletico Paranaense. Felipe Gedoz scored twice (20', PK-59') for the hosts.
At Rio de Janeiro:
Rodrigo Pimpao scored the only goal of the match in the 37th minute as Botafogo defeated visiting Club Olimpia 1-0 in the opening contest of their two-game series.