Copa Libertadores: Banfield stay top of group with Nacional draw; Nine-man Monterrey hold Once Caldas; Dentinho saves Corinthians at Medellin; Flamengo win 3-1 away

Club Nacional 2 – Banfield 2 (Copa Libertadores, March 10, 2010) Nacional took an early lead through Gustavo Varela, but young Colombian forward James Rodriguez grabbed a brace to turn the game around, first heading home from Ruben Ramirez’s cross before firing home a penalty. Mario Regueiro levelled the match in the 40th minute as Nacional earned a point.

Alianza Lima 2 – Juan Aurich 0 (Copa Libertadores, March 10, 2010) Peruvian giants Alianza Lima beat Juan Aurich 2-0 with goals from Jose Carlos Fernandez and Jean Carlo Tragodara.

Once Caldas 1 – Monterrey 1 (Copa Libertadores, March 10, 2010) The Mexican visitors led in the 32nd minute through Hector Morales, but their problems began just before the hour mark when Jesus Zavala was shown a second yellow card. Once Caldas used their extra man to good effect as Jhon-Jairo Valencia equalised soon after. Monterrey’s Gerardo Galindo was then dismissed late on.

Independiente Medellin 1 – Corinthians 1 (Copa Libertadores, March 10, 2010) The hosts led through substitute Cesar Valoyes’ 68th minute goal – which appeared offside – but Dentinho fired in from long distance to earn Corinthians a point.

Caracas 1 – Flamengo 3 (Copa Libertadores, March 10, 2010) Flamengo led through Vagner Love’s 35th minute penalty, but then had Toro sent off early in the second half. Caracas equalised through Rafael Castellin, but Vagner Love’s second and a late goal from Rodrigo Alvim won it for the visitors.