Copa Sudamericana round-up
Sao Paulo reached the Copa Sudamericana round of 16 after a 2-0 home win over Brazilian rivals Bahia.
GettyImagesSao Paulo celebrate after doubling their lead through Maicon (R)
Sao Paulo held a two-goal lead from the first leg of their second-round tie so the latest win over the Salvador-based side earned a 4-0 aggregate victory.
Willian Jose came off the bench for Jadson in the 57th minute and only needed eight minutes on the pitch to put Ney Franco's Sao Paulo ahead.
He stole the ball in midfield and ran forwards without facing a challenge before unleashing a long-range strike that left goalkeeper Marcelo Lomba with little chance.
Four minutes later, Osvaldo took possession on the left, dribbled past Diones and passed to Maicon, who finished off the move and doubled the lead.
Uruguayan giants Nacional or Ecuador's Liga de Loja will await Sao Paulo.
Jadson told Globoesporte.com: "We have played a great game and clinched a very nice win. It was a very good game by Sao Paulo."
Bahia coach Caio Junior felt disappointed at the manner of his team's elimination, saying: "We were shocked by Sao Paulo's first goal. It was the key to the game. Now, it's time to focus on the league. We need to avoid relegation."
In Peru, a last-gasp Fernando Gaibor penalty sent Ecuadorian side Emelec through their first-round tie at the expense of hosts Universidad San Martin.
The 1-1 draw followed a 1-0 win for Emelec in the first leg.
Gaibor was handed his chance from the spot in the fourth minute of stoppage-time after Universidad defender Luis-Felipe Cardoza handled the ball in the penalty area.
Gianfranco Labarthe had scored Universidad San Martin's goal in the tenth minute at the Estadio Nacional in Lima.
Emelec's success sets up a clash with Paraguayans Olimpia for a place in the last 16.
Gaibor told Fox Sports: "Fortunately, we achieved what we had planned. We made another step. When the game was finishing, pressure was increasing but, thank God, we did not need penalties."
Headlines Newsview all
The Nasarawa State correspondent of Daily Trust, Hir Joseph, was attacked by armed thugs in the presence of Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura, just as the ... Full story
Two members of the Lagos State House of Assembly (LAHA) on Friday commended President Muhammadu Buhari, for laying more emphasis on security challenges facing the ... Full story
Rate this article
- Billboard In India Mistakes Morgan Freeman For Nelson Mandela
- 7 And 10-Year-Old Michigan Boys Honored For Turning In A $100 Bill They Found In The Park
- Shaunie O’Neal Refutes Shaq’s Claim That He Didn’t Want Kids In Reality Show
Nigeria’s outgoing Minister of Agriculture, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, would officially assume office as President of Africa Development Bank (AfDB) on September 1, 2015. This was disclosed ... Full story
For Janine Ayorinde Temitope Dada with the stage name of 'Ms Jaie', music is the very means that connects her with her fans and she ...
Popular on-air personality, OAP, Dotun, is gushing about a recent interview that has left him reeling on his feet. The programme host, who has interviewed ...
Popular musician turned controversial writer is at again. Etcetera in his new article writes about what it is expected of the new government that took ...
Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, Waje and Yemi Alade recently collaborated with One campaign to launch Strong Girl, a new song and music video aimed at ... Full story
Nollywood producer, Fidelis Duker, is a year older today, May 29 and as he celebrates his day which coincides with handing over date to a ...
For many people in an amorous relationships, having s3x symbolise the consumation of such a union as mutual consenting partners indulge in the act. For ...
After disappearing from main stream music in Nigeria, Lanre Dabiri better known as eLDee, is back with a solution to curb piracy in Nigeria and ...
Mavin Records artiste, D Prince, is the younger brother of the music producer, Don Jazzy, and is credited for the smash hits 'O.Y.O' and 'Take ...
Although the much anticipated May 29 Presidential Inauguration has come and gone, but there some side attractions that also shaped the epoch-making event. Nollywood delectable actress, ...