Internacional defeat 10-man Tigres

Porto Alegre, July 16 (IANS) Two-time winners Internacional defeated 10-man Tigres 2-1 to win the first leg of their Copa Libertadores semi-final.

Andres D’Alessandro and Valdivia scored in the opening 10 minutes for the Brazilian outfit before Hugo Ayala pulled a goal back in the 23rd minute on Wednesday, reports Xinhua.

But Ayala turned from hero to villain just before the hour when he was sent off following a second yellow card for a bad foul on Nahuel Guzman.

The return match will be played at the Mexican side’s Estadio Universitario on the outskirts of Monterrey next Wednesday.

In the other semi-final first leg played on Tuesday, Argentina’s River Plate beat Paraguay’s Club Guarani 2-0 in Buenos Aires.

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