Gremio beats Millonarios 1-0 in Copa Sudamericana
Marco Antonio scored with a header off a corner in the first
half to lead Gremio to a 1-0 win over Millonarios of Colombia in
the quarterfinals of the Copa Sudamericana on Tuesday.
The Brazilian club can reach the semifinals of the South
American competition with a draw in the second leg on Nov. 15 in
Gremio, coached by Vanderlei Luxemburgo, controlled possession
from the start and had most of the scoring chances at the Olimpico
Marco Antonio easily scored from close range off a corner taken
by World Cup veteran playmaker Ze Roberto in the 37th minute.
Gremio midfielder Leo Gago struck the post with a low shot in
the 76th and striker Andre Lima had a goal disallowed because of
offside in the 90th.