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Argentina`s Lanus win Copa Sudamericana football

Buenos Aires: Argentina`s Lanus defeated Brazil`s Ponte Preta 2-0 to win the Copa Sudamericana football final 3-1 on aggregate.

Ismael Blanco scored the opener on the stroke of halftime Wednesday before Paraguay international midfielder Victor Ayala struck the home team`s second in the 69th minute, reports Xinhua.

Wednesday`s result followed a 1-1 draw in last week`s first leg in Sao Paulo, ensuring Lanus their first international trophy.

It also handed the Argentine outfit a berth in next year`s Copa Libertadores, South America`s elite club competition.

The Copa Sudamericana is the region`s second most important continental club trophy.

From Zee News

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