(EFE) – Vélez Sarsfield qualified for the round of 16 of the Copa Sudamericana with a penalty scored at 93 minutes in a match in Montevideo that Peñarol equalized 1-1, by the same route three minutes later.
The Argentine team will be measured in the phase of the sixteen best with the best of the Colombian series, Deportivo Cali who sealed his pass in a penalty shoot-out that he won 5-4 after falling in regulation time by 1-2 with Millonarios.
In a series that stood out for equality, since they had sealed a goalless draw in Argentine territory, Vélez put the new tie in his favor due to the added value that goals scored away from home take.
With a Uruguayan team thrown on the attack, despite the notorious fatigue of their attackers, the Argentines had a play from the free kick in which, thanks to a soft touch from defender Fabricio Formiliano on the back of Ricardo Centurión who dropped, he arrived the penalty that decided the game.
Because the first leg had been tied 0-0, the goal scored by Vélez at the Campeón del Siglo stadium was enough to close the key in his favor.
In this way, Peñarol has a new international failure after being eliminated in the group stage of the Copa Libertadores.