May 24, 2013
Fluminense crush Argentinos out of the Libertadores
Brazil’s Fluminense defeated Argentinos Juniors' 4-2 leaving the Argentine team out of the pre-quarter finals of the Libertadores de América Cup. The Brazilian team and Mexico's América advance to the next round.
Fluminense's Julio César opened the score at 17' of the first half, but Argentinos' Santiago Salcedo managed tie the score at 25' of the same half.
At 40' of the first half, Fred netted Fluminenses' second goal, but Argentinos' Gustavo Oberman draw the result at 9' of the second half.
Fluminense's Rafael Moura scored the third one at 23' of the second half, while his teammate Frederico Chaves Guedes netted a penalty at 43'.
The game began at 9:50pm at the Diego Armando Maradona stadium in La Paternal neighbourhood and Colombian Wilmar Roldán was refereeing it.
At the same hour, Uruguay’s Nacional received at the Centenario de Montevideo stadium Mexico’s América and drew without goals.
América de México ended leading the group with ten units, followed by Fluminense with eight points. Argentinos Juniors (7) and Nacional (8) were left out of the Tournament.
Argentinos Juniors: Nicolás Navarro; Juan Sabia, Miguel Torrén and Santiago Gentiletti; Gonzalo Prósperi, Juan Ignacio Mercier, Germán Basualdo and Sergio Escudero; Franco Niell, Santiago Salcedo and Ciro Rius. Coach: Pedro Troglio.
Fluminense: Ricardo Berna; Mariano, Gum, Edinho and Julio César; Valencia, Diguinho, Marquinhos and Conca; Fred and Araujo or Emerson. Coach: Enderson Moreira.
Stadium: Argentinos Juniors.
Referee: Wilmar Roldán (Colombia).