Copa Sudamericana 2010: Banfield put Vélez out

Banfield celebrate going 2-0 up on aggregate

Banfield have advanced to the round of sixteen in the 2010 Copa Sudamericana, after a 1-1 draw with Vélez Sarsfield in El Sur which, combined with the 1-0 win they’d claimed in the first leg, sent them through. Marcelo Carrusca scored a brilliant opener for Banfield 14 minutes in, and although Jonathan Cristaldo got an equaliser on the night for Vélez in the 89th minute – by which time the visitors were down to eight men and Banfield down to ten, Carrusca having been sent off to complete a mixed night for him – it wasn’t enough. You can watch the goals right here, of course.

Copa Sudamericana 2010, second phase, second leg: Banfield 1 – 1 Vélez Sarsfield (Banfield win 2-1 on aggregate)

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