Nacional News and Features
Visitors Botafogo and San Lorenzo both recorded 1-0 wins at Nacional and Emelec respectively on Thursday.
Frederico Chaves Guedes Ecuador international Juan Cazares scored twice as Atletico Mineiro routed Godoy Cruz 4-1 in Group 6 action in Belo Horizonte on Tuesday.
In Other News... Rossi was rightfully given a second yellow card against Nacional on Thursday night...
Lucas Barrios Cáceres Former Borussia Dortmund forward and Paraguay international Lucas Barrios recorded a three-goal haul in Gremio's 4-1 rout of 10-man Guarani.
Germán Denis Lautaro Acosta, Jose Sand, German Denis, Alejandro Silva and Nicolas Pasquini were on target in Lanus' 5-0 rout of visiting Zulia.
Ronaldinho Former Barcelona star Ronaldinho is aiming to make a return to competitive football in 2017 after over a year out of the game.
Uruguay's fiercest rivalry turned violent on Sunday, forcing the postponement of Nacional v Penarol.
Penarol supporter Hernan Fioritto has died after being shot by rival Nacional fans and the AUF has cancelled this weekend's action.
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