Copa Sudamericana: Goias pick up a useful score draw at Atletico Mineiro; Flu knock out Flamengo on away goals

Atletico Mineiro 1 – Goias 1 (Copa Sudamericana, August 26, 2009) Tcho put Atletico Mineiro ahead in the 59th minute but Felipe equalised with a penalty with nine minutes remaining.

Flamengo 1 – Fluminense 1* (Agg. 1-1) (Copa Sudamericana, August 26, 2009) After a goalless first leg last week, Renato Gaucho’s Fluminense grabbed the crucial advantage thanks to a penalty from Roni during injury time at the end of the first half. Flamengo’s hopes were kept alive when Denis Marques equalised 15 minutes into the second half. However, their chances receded when defender David was sent off in the 82nd minute for grabbing Kieza’s shirt.