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Guarani dump Corinthians out of Copa

Guarani dump Corinthians out of Copa

Brazilian giants Corinthians were eliminated from the Copa Libertadores despite a 2-1 home victory over Club Guarani, reports AP. The result followed a 1-0 win to Guarani in last week's first leg in Asuncion and the Paraguayan club advanced by virtue of having scored an away goal. Corinthians looked set to clinch a place in the third and final qualifying round when Luan and Mauro Boselli gave them an early 2-0 lead here. However, the hosts suffered a major blow when Pedrinho was sent off after picking up a second yellow card for a bad foul on the half hour mark. Despite their numerical advantage, Guarani struggled to create clear scoring chances against a resolute Corinthians defence. However the vital away goal came courtesy of a curling Fernando Fernandez free-kick just after halftime.

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