Copa Sudamericana: Gremio get a leg up on Barcelona; Sao Paulo draw at Liga de Loja

Barcelona Guayaquil 0 – Gremio 1 (Copa Sudamericana, September 26, 2012) In the last minute of the first half, Werley headed an Elano free-kick into the back of the net for what proved to be the only goal.

Liga de Loja 1 – Sao Paulo 1 (Copa Sudamericana, September 26, 2012) The Brazilian team went ahead in the 36th minute as Jimmy Bermudez headed the ball into the back of his own net from an Osvaldo cross from the left. Pedro Larrea levelled the match eight minutes later for Liga.