Soccer-Corinthians win Libertadores title against Santa Fe

Corinthians won the women’s Copa Libertadores on Sunday, beating Colombian side Santa Fe 2-0 to become only the second team in the tournament’s history to take South America's premier club competition three times. They conceded just twice and scored 24 goals, including an 8-0 win over Uruguayan side Nacional in the semi-final. Sixteen teams took part in the tournament, South America’s equivalent of the Champions League.


Reuters | Montevideo | Updated: 22-11-2021 06:40 IST | Created: 22-11-2021 06:40 IST
Soccer-Corinthians win Libertadores title against Santa Fe
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Corinthians won the women’s Copa Libertadores on Sunday, beating Colombian side Santa Fe 2-0 to become only the second team in the tournament’s history to take South America's premier club competition three times. Adriana and Gabi Portilho got first half goals to secure the title for the Brazilian club that had previously lifted the trophy in 2017 and 2019.

Corinthians won the title with a 100% record after winning all three of their group stages as well as recording victories in the quarter- and semi-final. They conceded just twice and scored 24 goals, including an 8-0 win over Uruguayan side Nacional in the semi-final.

Sixteen teams took part in the tournament, South America’s equivalent of the Champions League. Ten of the 13 winners have come from Brazil.

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