Copa Sudamericana: River advance after beating Blooming; Zamora sunk by Emelec

Ronaldo Assis de Moreira Analyst IIAugust 28, 2009

River Plate 2 - Blooming 1 (Agg. 5-1) (Copa Sudamericana, August 27, 2009) All three River goals arrived in the final 10 minutes, Jorge Cordoba and Bruno Montelongo netting for River Plate before Jose Luis Chaves grabbed a consolation.

Emelec 2 - Zamora FC 1 (Agg. 3-1) (Copa Sudamericana, August 27, 2009) Zamora went ahead with a free-kick scored by Giovanni Perez in the 25th minute to level the scores on aggregate. Matters worsened for Emelec when they lost midfielder Jose Luis Quinonez to a second yellow card. Emelec scored in the 70th minute through Franco Mendoza and then sealed their win when Hernan Peirone scored at the death.