The five-time winner of Penarol and the Pele club FC Santos contest the final of the Copa Libertadores, the South American soccer Champions League.
Santos Buenos Aires (SID) - the five-time winner in Penarol and the Pele club FC contest the final of the Copa Libertadores, the South American soccer Champions League. Uruguay's prestigious club qualified despite a 1-2 (1: 1)-Niederlage at Velez Sarsfield/Argentina for the final, Penarol had won the first leg 1-0. Before the Brazilian top Club had moved already Santos against Cerro Porteno from Paraguay in the final.
1962 Penarol and Santos had faced up to the final, then won the Pele Club. The Brazilians have twice brought the Copa Libertadores, Penarol of last 1987. Matias Mier (33) had brought Penarol in leadership. Fernando Tobio (45. + 1) and Santiago Silva (66.) shot out the victory of the Gauchos. However, these lost Defender Fernando Ortiz by a yellow red card (69.), and Silva gave still a penalty for a foul (75.). He put the ball over the goal.