Soccer-Olimpia reach Libertadores Cup final despite 2nd leg loss (Reuters)

BOGOTA, July 10 (Reuters) – Paraguay’s Olimpia advanced to the final of the Libertadores Cup on Tuesday, losing the second leg of their semi-final 1-0 to Independiente Santa Fe but going through 2-1 on aggregate. Striker Wilder Medina scored the only goal at El Campin stadium in the 75th minute but the Colombian side’s poor finishing denied them the chance to reach their first final. Santa Fe midfielder Omar Perez’s free kick came back off the woodwork and Medina was on hand to score despite goalkeeper Martin Silva’s last-ditch effort to prevent the ball from crossing his line. …

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