Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Copa Libertadores: Atletico Paranaense, Botafogo Advance To Group Stage

The playoff round for Copa Libertadores group-stage berths resumed on Wednesday with two games.

At Capiata, Paraguay:

Lucho Gonzalez scored the only goal of the match in the 11th minute as Atletico Paranaense defeated Deportivo Capiata 1-0 on the road in game two and won their series with the Paraguayan club 4-3 on aggregate.

At Asuncion, Paraguay:

After Club Olimpia took game two 1-0 at home in regulation to deadlock the series at 1-1 on aggregate, and with overtime dispensed with, Fernando Camilo Farias, Rodrigo Pimpao, and Victor Luis converted their spot kicks as Botafogo of Brazil won the penalty-kick shootout 3-1 to advance to the group stage.

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