Copa Libertadores: Libertad knock the stuffing out of Blooming; Colo Colo edge past Deportivo Italia

Libertad 4 – Blooming 0 (Copa Libertadores, February 16, 2010) Victor Caceres was left unmarked at the back post before firing in the opener in first half stoppage time for Libertad. Blooming then lost Fabricio and Andres Imperiale to red cards in the 48th and 51st. Rodolfo Gamarra made it 2-0 when he headed in the second goal from Wilson Pitoni’s lofted pass in the 67th minute. Victor Ayala’s free kick and Gamarra’s second goal added gloss to the scoreline in stoppage time.

Colo Colo 1 – Deportivo Italia 0 (Copa Libertadores, February 16, 2010) Esteban Paredes burst into the box and shot into the roof of the net after intercepting an attempted clearance by Marcelo Maidana in the 59th minute to hand the Chileans victory.