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Thursday, May 27, 2004 

Dep. Cali 1-3 River Plate

River Plate reached the semi-finals, after winning in Colombia, yesterday, 3-1. Deportivo scored first and gave most of the offensive expenses of the match, but with an intelligent and patient game, River scored 3 goals in couter-strike. With a solid midfield and a great keeper, River destroyed most of the Cali plays, and with good ball circulation was able to feed the strikers several times, to turn the match around.

River Plate will face Boca Juniors in the semi-finals, after the Xeinezes eliminated São Caetano in the penalties, on Tuesday.

DEPORTIVO CALI: Breiner Castillo; Fredy Hurtado, A.Mosquera, Nelson Rivas, Wilman Conde; Oscar Díaz (Jorge Díaz 55'), Hernando Patiño (Asprilla, 52'); Alvaro Domínguez, Tressor Morenos; Carlos Castillo, Julián Téllez (Trujillo, 71').

RIVER PLATE: Germán Lux; Ariel Garcé, Horacio Ameli, Eduardo Tuzzio, Ricardo Rojas; Javier Mascherano, Claudio Husain, Luis González (Rubens Sambueza, 83'); Marcelo Gallardo (Eduardo Coudet, 70'); Maximiliano López, Fernando Cavenaghi (José Maria Sand, 75').

GOALS: 1-0, Hurtado (13'); 1-1, Gallardo (21'); 1-2, Cavenaghi (24'); 1-2, Cavenaghi (69').


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