Cerro Porteno beats Tigre 1-0 in Copa Sudamericana


ASUNCION, Paraguay (AP) -Roberto Antonio Nanni scored with a header in the first minute to give Paraguay club Cerro Porteno a 1-0 victory over Tigre of Argentina the first leg of their Copa Sudamericana quarterfinal Thursday.

In other first-leg quarterfinals earlier in this week, Gremio of Brazil defeated Millonarios of Colombia 1-0, and Sao Paulo won 2-0 against Universidad de Chile.

The Copa Sudamericana is the No. 2 club tournament in South America, ranked behind the more prestigious Copa Libertadores.

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