The ‘electric’ goals were scored by the Argentine Cristian Nasuti (81 minutes) and the Ecuadorian Fernando Gaibor (90 + 5).
Emelec added 9 points to place second in the scoreboard, behind Argentina’s Velez Sarsfield (12, already classified) and above Peñarol (6) and the Chilean Deportes Iquique (3 eliminated).
The Blues achieved a suffered victory with the annotations of Nasuti, who at 81 minutes scored with a head shot from a free kick of Pedro Quiñonez, and Gaibor, who scored the second goal at minute 90+5 with also a free kick to the left of the goal defended by Enrique Bologna
In the sixth and last date of the key, scheduled for April 9, Penarol will recieve Iquique and Vélez will play against Emelec, which will ensure the pass for the second round with a tie. The Blues know that a defeat against Velez would open the window to the results between Uruguayans and Chileans.
‘The Fortin’ Velez Sarsfield sealed their passport to the next round by defeating the ‘light blue Dragons’ 3-1 on Tuesday.