Cruzeiro, Lanus score wins in Libertadores; Universidad Catolica held to a draw by Caracas

Cruzeiro 2 – Deportivo Italia 0 (Copa Libertadores, March 24, 2010) Fabinho scored the opener for Cruzeiro at home against Deportivo Italia with a header from a corner in the 6th minute. Pedro Ken secured the points in the 70th minute with a second goal from close range that deflected off a defender following a scramble in the Deportivo area.

Universidad Catolica 1 – Caracas 1 (Copa Libertadores, March 24, 2010) Jaime Bustamante gave Caracas the lead against Catolica with a finish from Dario Figueroa’s free kick in the 52nd minute. Juan Jose Morales ensured a share of the points for Catolica when he headed in a Mirovan Mirosevic pass in the 83rd minute.

Lanus 1 – Blooming 0 (Copa Libertadores, March 24, 2010) A penalty from Santiago Salcedo in the 16th minute proved the winner for Lanus.