Posted: Wednesday July 17, 2013 11:53 PM

Olimpia wins first leg of Libertadores final

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ASCUNCION, Paraguay (AP) - Alejandro Silva and Wilson Pittoni scored to help Olimpia of Paraguay beat Brazilian club Atletico Mineiro 2-0 on Wednesday night in the first leg of the Copa Libertadores final.

Silva scored on a left-footed shot in the 23rd-minute that went in off the near post to beat keeper Victor, and Pittoni added a potentially vital second goal with a free kick deep into second-half stoppage time.

The second leg is next Wednesday in the Brazilian city of Belo Horizonte.

 
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