(EFE) – Guaraní anticipated his classification to the knockout stages of the Copa Libertadores on Thursday as Palmeiras escort from Group B by defeating Tigre at home 1-3 at the end of the fifth day.
The Colombian Jhohan Romaña and the Paraguayans José Florentín and Cecilio Domínguez sealed the victory of the Argentine Gustavo Costas’ pupils.
Pablo Magnín discounted for the locals.
Palmeiras sealed their anticipated classification a day earlier by adding 13 points out of 15 possible with a 5-0 beating of Bolivian Bolívar.
Guaraní escorts the Brazilian team with 10 and very far away are Bolívar with 4 and Tigre with one.
In the 19th minute, the first goal of the match came with a corner kick that found a header from Colombian Jhohan Romaña smashing to the ground that left Gonzalo Marinelli’s outstretched sterile.
Tigre, who plays in the Second Division of Argentine football, found the tie with a filtered pass from Ijiel Protti in the 36th minute.
For the second half, those led by Néstor Gorosito were surprised with the renewed impetus of the visiting team.
In the 54th minute, José Florentín headed a ball that surprised Marinelli and put Aborígen ahead again.
From that moment on, the ‘Matador de Victoria’ bet on the income of Diego Morales, Carlos Luna and Jonathan Gallardo to have a greater offensive presence, but Gustavo Costas responded with the changes that made Cecilio Domínguez and Raúl Bobadilla jump onto the playing field. .
Just Bobadilla put the finishing touch to the game.
In the sixth and last day of this zone B, which will be played on October 21, Guaraní will visit Bolívar in La Paz while Palmeiras will host Tigre in Sao Paulo.