May 24, 2013
Santos eliminate Vélez after penalties' definition
Brazil's Santos ousted Argentina's Vélez Sársfield from the Libertadores de América Cup after a penalty definition. The second leg ended 1-0 after Kardec scored, as the aggregate score ended 1-1.
Kardec netted the only goal of the second leg, while Obolo had scored Vélez goal during the first leg. This aggregate result led to a penalties definition in which the Argentine team was defeated by 4-2. Santos has now reached the semis.
The match for the second leg of the quarter-finals was held at the Urbano Caldeira stadium located at the Vila Belmiro neighbourhood.
Santos: Rafael; Adriano, Edú Dracena, Durval and Juan; Henrique, Arouca and Elano; Ganso; Neymar and Alan Kardec. Coach: Muricy Ramalho.
Vélez: Marcelo Barovero; Gino Peruzzi, Fernando Ortiz, Sebastián Domínguez and Emiliano Papa; Augusto Fernández, Fabián Cubero, Víctor Zapata and Alejandro Cabral; Juan Manuel Martínez and Mauro Obolo. Coach: Ricardo Gareca.
Stadium: Urbano Caldeira, Vila Belmiro.
Referee: Roberto Silvera (Uruguay).