Grêmio vs. Millonarios  1 - 0

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Copa Sudamericana: Gremio 1 Millonarios 0

31 October 2012 05:09

Gremio have battled to a 1-0 victory over Millonarios in the first leg of their Copa Sudamericana quarter-final in Porto Alegre.

In a scrappy first half with few chances, the Brazilian outfit managed to edge into the lead in front of their home fans just before the break thanks to a Marco Antonio header.

Chances came and went for the hosts but they had to settle for a one-goal advantage to take into their second-leg clash in Colombia on November 16.

In the 36th minute, Gremio earned a corner and Ze Roberto's in-swinging cross was flicked on at the near post by a Millonarios defender to Antonio, who was unmarked at the back post and completed a simple header to score.

The home team's best chance to extend their lead came in the 76th minute when Leo Gago hit the post, while substitute forward Andre Lima had a goal ruled out for offside in the final minute of the match.

Serie A table

# Team MP D P
3 25 +10 43
4 25 +9 43
5 25 +7 43
6 25 +15 40
7 25 +11 40

Primera A table

# Team MP D P
13 12 +1 14
14 11 -2 13
15 12 -6 13
16 12 -10 9
17 12 -14 6