Preliminary Round, second legs (away goals count):
Vlez Sarsfield (B Aires-ARG) 1-0 Boca Juniors (B Aires-ARG)
[Jonathan Cristaldo 60'; agg.: Vlez 2-1]
A Cubero through pass left Cristaldo with only Abbondanzieri
to bet and he mercilessly drilled the ball into the net. Palermo
got a late red for an ugly foul but was classy afterwards
shaking hands with the ref.
Vlez face Unin Espa?ola (Santiago-CHL).
Gois (Goiania-BRA) 1-1 Atltico Mineiro (Belo Horizonte-BRA)
[Felipe 76' (PK) - Jnior 70'; agg.: 2-2; PKs: Gois 6-5]
Jnior completed a through pass by Renan with a cool finish
into the far corner. Fernand?o was pulled in the box and
Felipe converted the PK. In the seventh round of the shootout,
Harlei made a magnificent save on Chiquinho's shot, tipping
the ball against a post.
Gois face Cerro Porte?o (Asuncin-PAR).
Botafogo (Rio-BRA) 3-2 Atltico Paranaense (Curitiba-BRA)
[Lcio Flvio 45' (PK), Gabriel 60', Wellington 84' - Wesley 33',
Nei 81'; agg.: Botafogo 3-2]
Wesley turned around his marker and shot into the near top
corner to give Furac?o a big advantage. A late first half penalty
brought Bota back into the game, and Gabriel put them ahead
after a well executed throw-in fooled the opposite defense.
Nei's crossing shot went under Castillo's legs in what started
to look like yet another Botafogo disaster, but Wellington
scored with his shin after a head flick on a free kick to qualify
Botafogo face Emelec (Guayaquil-ECU).
CA Lans (ARG) - River Plate (Buenos Aires-ARG)
[11:15 PM GMT; 1st leg: Lans 2-1]
Winners face LDU (Quito-ECU).