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Gremio started with a loss to knock Copa Libertadores27-04-2011
Brazilian Gremio started with a loss in the phase of direct knockout tournament football for the Copa Libertadores. Gremio loses at home to 1:2 from Universidad Cattolica (Chile). Gremio is one of the five Brazilian team that qualified for the knockout round of the tournament. The hosts were left with a man less on the pitch even in the 34th minute when Borges received a red card for the elbow in the face of David Henry. The 28-minute Prato Lucas opened the scoring for the visitors, a little after the break tied Douglas. Prato bring success Universidad Cattolica a hit in the 73rd minute, which was his sixth goal in the tournament. In the other match Velez Sarsfield (Argentina) beat Liga de Quito (Ecuador) with 3:0. The hosts were accurate twice Augusto Fernandez and once Alexander Dominguez. Guests finished the game with 9 men after red cards and Luis Bolanos Neiser Reasko.
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