RIO DE JANEIRO - Internacional's
Giuliano came on as a second-half substitute and scored within
three minutes to give his side a 1-0 home win over fellow
Brazilians Sao Paulo in the first leg of their Libertadores Cup
The midfielder, who came on in the 65th minute, collected
Andrezinho's pass with his back to goal and scored with a shot
on the turn to give his side a slender advantage over the team
they beat in the 2006 final.
It was the 20-year-old's fourth goal of the competition,
his tally including the dramatic last-gasp winner that
eliminated defending champions Estudiantes in the
Three-times champions Sao Paulo were always on the back
foot and only an outstanding performance from their stalwart
goalkeeper Rogerio Ceni prevented them from suffering a heavier
The second leg will be played at the Morumbi next week.
Mexico's Guadalajara were held to a 1-1 draw at home by
Universidad de Chile in the other tie played on Tuesday.
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