Copa Sudamericana: LDU, Vitoria & Union Espanola advance

Ronaldo Assis de Moreira Analyst IIAugust 26, 2009

Libertad 1 - LDU de Quito 1 (Agg. 1-2) (Copa Sudamericana, August 25, 2009) Mendez leveled the score for Liga against Libertad in the 64th minute with a left-footed shot into the net from the edge of the box. Javier Gonzalez had opened the scoring in the 33rd.

Coritiba 2 - Vitoria 0* (Pens. 3-5) (Agg. 2-2) (Copa Sudamericana, August 25, 2009) Goals from Marcelinho in the 47th minute and Renatinho in the 57th forced the Vitoria-Coritiba match into penalties, which the visitors eventually won.

Union Espanola 1 - La Equidad 0 (Agg. 3-2) (Copa Sudamericana, August 25, 2009) Mario Aravena’s 18th minute strike gave Union a 1-0 win and a 3-2 goal aggregate victory over La Equidad.