Previous
England U20
Guinea U20
1
1
FT
Game Details
Venezuela U20
Vanuatu U20
7
0
FT
Game Details
Mexico U20
Germany U20
0
0
FT
Game Details
South Korea U20
Argentina U20
2
1
FT
Game Details
Guangzhou Evergrande
Kashima Antlers
1
0
FT
Leg 1
Game Details
Muangthong United
Kawasaki Frontale
1
3
FT
Leg 1
Game Details
Jeju United
Urawa Red Diamonds
6:00 AM UTC May 24, 2017
Leg 1
Game Details
Next
Atlético NacionalAtlético Nacional
Chapecoense AFChapecoense AF
4
1
FT
Leg 2Aggregate: 5 - 3
Game Details
Chapecoense AFChapecoense AF
Atlético NacionalAtlético Nacional
2
1
FT
Leg 1
Game Details
 By PA Sport

Chapecoense claim victory on Copa Libertadores debut away at Zulia

Chapecoense celeb vs Zulia 170307
Chapecoense players celebrate Reinaldo's goal in the Copa Libertadores game against Zulia.

Chapecoense beat Zulia 2-1 in the Copa Libertadores as the Brazilian club took part in an overseas fixture for the first time since the devastating plane crash which killed most of their squad.

Only six of the 77 people who were travelling to Colombia survived the tragedy in November, including three Chapecoense players -- goalkeeper Jackson Follmann, defender Neto and winger Alan Ruschel.

In total 19 players and 24 other club members died as the plane crashed into a mountain near the city of Medellin.

The team had been on its way to take part in the Copa Sudamerica final -- the title of the competition was subsequently awarded to them after the incident.

On an emotional night in north-east Venezuela, Neto and Ruschel were named in the squad but did not feature.

Reinaldo opened the scoring and Luiz Antonio doubled the lead with 21 minutes remaining at Estadio Jose Encarnacion Pachencho Romero.

Juan Arango pulled a goal back nine minutes later but Chapecoense claimed an historic victory, just over three months since the disaster.

Chapecoense drew 2-2 against Brazilian champions Palmeiras in their first match since the air disaster in January.

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.