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    Football -- and Estudiantes of Argentina moved a step nearer capturing the South American Football Club Championship for the fourth consecutive year by defeating National of Uruguay 1-0 on Wednesday (May 26) night.

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    Football -- and Estudiantes of Argentina moved a step nearer capturing the South American Football Club Championship for the fourth consecutive year by defeating National of Uruguay 1-0 on Wednesday (May 26) night. The game, played in La Plata, Argentina, was the first leg of the final. The second leg and last leg takes place in Montevideo between the same two clubs on Wednesday (June 2 or June 9), with the overall winners taking the Liberator's Cup and the chance to win the World title by playing the European Cup winners later this year. The European Cup final takes place on Wednesday (June 2) when Panathinaikos Athens of Greece meet Ajax Amsterdam of Holland in London.

    SYNOPSIS: Football -- and Estudiantes of Argentina, kicking left to right in darker (striped) shirts, came a step closer to winning the South American Football Club Championship when they beat Nacional of Uruguay 1-0 in La Plata, Argentina, on Wednesday night.

    It was the first leg of a double match between the two sides and the second -- in which the overall winners take the Liberator's Cup -- takes place i Montevideo, Uruguay, on Wednesday.

    The first leg was a hard-contested game, for not only the winners of the two-leg final take the Liberator's Cup, but a chance at the World title by playing the European Cup winners later this year. The European Cup final, meanwhile, is in London on Wednesday (June 2) when Panathinaikos Athens of Greece meet Ajax Amsterdam of Holland.

    The only goal of the game in Wednesday night's match came when Estudiantes' forward Romero headed the ball into the Uruguayan visitors' net in the 15th minute of the second half. The two teams now go forward to clash in their second -- and decisive -- game.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6TG6Z3WJUWCLWJ92H2KKVY65Q
    Media URN:
    VLVA6TG6Z3WJUWCLWJ92H2KKVY65Q
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/05/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:43:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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