Copa Libertadores: The Emperor Strikes Back

More enthralling action from South America as the Copa Libertadores heats up. ‘The Emperor’ Adriano returns, getting on the scoresheet, and showing he’s back in shape. There’s a nine-goal thriller in Chile, and Lanús’ Santiago Silva goes ballistic with the referee.

Rise of the Emperor

After returning from a two-year absence, Adriano finally scores his first goal for Atlético/PR.

Weight to go

And proving that he’s shed the excess weight that dogged the latter part of his career, the former Brazil hit-man showed he’s back in shape.

Un-Boliv-able

Bolivar’s Luis Escalada hits a tremendous strike against Ecuador’s Emelec.

‘Mengo’s Maracana Misery

Brazil giants Flamengo are beaten 2-3 by Mexico’s León at the Maracana in Rio de Janeiro.

Four-some. Daniel Angulo sends Independiente on way to victory

Unión Española (Chile) and Independiente del Valle (Ecuador) played out a nine-goal thriller in Santiago, including four from Daniel Angulo.

Oh Jô – Incredible Miss

Atletico/MG’s Jô misses an incredible chance to put against Zamora.

Marchesin keeps the faith

Lanús goalkeeper Agustín Marchesín makes a string of saves, including a penalty stop, to help Lanús to advance to Copa Libertadores 2014 Round-of-16.

Ref Justice

Lanús’ Santiago Silva needs to be held by his teammates as he loses it with the referee.

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