Previous
Ajax Amsterdam
Manchester United
0
2
FT
Game Details
South Africa U20
Italy U20
0
2
FT
Game Details
Zambia U20
Iran U20
4
2
FT
Game Details
Costa Rica U20
Portugal U20
1
1
FT
Game Details
Uruguay U20
Japan U20
2
0
FT
Game Details
Shanghai SIPG
Jiangsu Suning
2
1
FT
Leg 1
Game Details
Palmeiras
Atlético Tucumán
3
1
FT
Game Details
Peñarol
Wilstermann
2
0
FT
Game Details
Next
By ESPN Staff

Cucuta make history by winning Colombia title

BOGOTA, Dec 21 (Reuters) - Cucuta made history on Wednesday by winning the Colombian championship for the first time after a 1-1 draw away to Tolima in the second leg of the final.

Cucuta, promoted from the second divison last year and based near the Venezuelan border in the city of the same name, won 2-1 on aggregate to clinch the Clausura tournament, the second of the two championships played in the season.

Tolima, who won their only title in 2003, dominated the first half in front of a capacity 35,000 crowd in Ibague, creating half a dozen chances as Cucuta sat back on their aggregate lead.

The hosts made the breakthrough on the hour when Julian Anchico controlled a cross from Gerardo Vallejo and fired past goalkeeper Robinson Zapata.

Cucuta, whose coach Jorge Luis Pinto will take over the Colombian national side at the start of next year, hit back 16 minutes later when MacNelly Torres exchanged passes with Blas Perez and drilled the ball past Agustin Julio.

Millonarios remain the country's most successful domestic club with 13 titles, followed by America with 12.