Away goals advance Gremio & Nacional to the Copa Libertadores semis; Ronaldo scores for Corinthians in the Brazil Cup final

Gremio 0* – Caracas 0 (Agg. 1-1) (Copa Libertadores, June 17, 2009) Unbeaten Gremio moved into the Copa Libertadores semifinals after a scoreless draw with Caracas saw the hosts advance on the away goals rule.

Nacional 0* – Palmeiras 0 (Agg. 1-1) (Copa Libertadores, June 17, 2009)


Corinthians 2 – Internacional 0 (Copa do Brasil first-leg, June 17, 2009) (Longer highlights here.) Jorge Henrique opened the scoring for Corinthians midway through the first half, finishing off a fine move on the wing by Marcelo Oliveira. Ronaldo then put the match to bed with a second eight minutes into the second half, the striker collecting a long pass from Elias, dribbled his way past Indio and shot low into the bottom corner of goalkeeper Lauro’s net.