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5. LIBERTADORES CUP: Necaxa ends Sao Paulo's 29-match undefeated streak
March 22nd, 2007 2:11AM



Mexico's Necaxa beat Sao Paulo, 2-1, on Wednesday in Libertadores Cup play to end the Brazilian champion's 29-game undefeated streak, which included 13 games in last year's Brazilian league play, 14 in this year's Paulista championship and two in Libertadores Cup play.

Sao Paulo goalkeeper Rogerio Ceni missed a penalty kick in the loss at Necaxa, which got its goals from Brazilian Kleber Boas and Uruguyan Juan Salgueiro. Necaxa leads Group 2 after winning its first three games.

Brazil's Flamengo qualified for the knockout stage with a 1-0 win over Brazil's Parana.

Mexico's Club America fell, 3-1, at Argentina's Banfield, whose Dario Cvitanich scored after an 80-yard run. Banfield had lost to Club America in Mexico City, 4-0, two weeks ago.

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