Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Copa Libertadores: It's The Knockout Stage For Barcelona (Not THAT One)

Group-stage play in the Copa Libertadores is set to continue on Tuesday with two games.


At Medellin, Colombia:

Mateus Uribe (35'), Dayro Moreno (44'), Andres Ibarguen (48'), and Nacnelly Torres (68') each scored once as Atletico Nacional dominated visiting Estudiantes 4-1.

At Rio de Janeiro:

Jose Ayovi (6') and Jonathan Alvez (23') each scored a goal as Ecuador's Barcelona SC locked up a berth in the knockout stage with a 2-0 road blanking of Botafogo.

Group One Standings:

1. x-Barcelona SC (GP: 4; GD: +5; PTS: 10
2.    Botafogo (GP: 4; GD: +1; PTS: 7)
3.    Atletico Nacional (GP: 4; GD: -1; PTS: 3)
4.    Estudiantes (GP: 4; GD: -5; PTS: 3)

x-Clinched berth in knockout stage


At Tucuman, Argentina:

Fernando Zampedri (76') and Leandro Gonzalez (79') each scored a goal three minutes apart during the final quarter-hour of the match as Atletico Tucuman held off visiting Penarol 2-1.

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