Defensor has 1-0 win against Independiente
An own goal from Leandro Gracian gave Uruguayan club Defensor
Sporting a 1-0 win against Independiente of Argentina in the first
leg of their Copa Sudamericana last 16 tie on Tuesday.
Gracian turned the ball into his own net in the 66th minute to
give Defensor a slight advantage ahead of the return leg in
Argentina on October 19.
Argentina’s Banfield hosts Deportes Tolima of Colombia in
another last 16, first leg game on Wednesday. The remaining
fixtures in the round of 16 will be played during October.
The Copa Sudamericana is the no. 2 club competition in South
America, after the Copa Libertadores.