May 26, 2013
Vélez draw Atlético Nacional, reach quarter-finals
Vélez Sársfield drew Colombia's Atlético Nacional de Medellín 1-1 at its José Amalfitani Stadium for the second leg of the pre-quarter finals of the Libertadores de América Cup. The aggregate score ended 3-2.
Augusto Fernández scored Vélez's goal at 7' of the second half, as Luis Mosquera managed to tie the result at 24' of the same half.
The Argentine team counted with one goal in favour netted by Iván Bella during the first leg played in Colombia.
The team coached by Ricardo Gareca achieved the quarter-finals and will now have to face the winner of the game between Bolivia's Bolivar and holder Brazilian Santos. The Bolivian team won 2-1 in the first leg played in La Paz.
Vélez Sarsfield: Marcelo Barovero; Fabián Cubero, Sebastián Domínguez, Fernando Ortiz and Emiliano Papa; Augusto Fernández, Francisco Cerro, Víctor Zapata and Federico Insúa or Alejandro Cabral; Juan Manuel Martínez and Lucas Pratto. Coach: Ricardo Gareca.
Atlético Nacional: Gastón Pezzuti; Alejandro Bernal, Cristian Tula, Alexis Henríquez and Farid Díaz; Alex Mejía, Sebastián Pérez, Jherson Córdoba and Macnelly Torres; Dorlan Pabón and Luis Mosquera. Coach: Norberto Peluffo.
Referee: Julio Quintana Rodríguez.
Stadium: José Amalfitani.