Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012
Boca Juniors 2 – Union Espanola 1 (Copa Libertadores 1st knockout round first leg, May 2, 2012) Juan Roman Riquelme put Boca ahead in the 24th minute, following a Dario Cvitanich assist, but Sebastian Jaime equalised at the 72nd. In the last minute of the match, Santiago Silva headed a Pablo Mouche cross into the back of the net to give the Boca fans something to celebrate. In injury time Union defender Diego Scotti was sent off after a tough challenge on Riquelme.
Emelec 0 – Corinthians 0 (Copa Libertadores 1st knockout round first leg, May 2, 2012) Corinthians forward Jorge Henrique was sent off seven minutes into the second half and will miss the second leg.
Vasco 2 – Lanus 1 (Copa Libertadores 1st knockout round first leg, May 2, 2012) In the 26th minute, Alecsandro finished an Eder Luis cross to open the scoring for the Brazilian side. Three minutes before the break Diego Souza netted a superb goal to double the advantage. In the 62nd minute Diego Valeri crossed the ball, and Vasco defender Fagner failed to clear and Mario Regueiro reduced the deficit.