Belgrano claimed victory in its first ever match in continental competition, beating fellow Argentinian side Velez Sarsfield 1-0 in the first leg of its Copa Sudamericana last-32 tie.
An own goal by Velez defender
In the 16th minute,
Belgrano went for a second goal to extend the lead in the tie but it could not beat Velez goalkeeper
With 13 minutes remaining, Velez defender
"We proved we wanted to win from the kick-off. With this mentality, we can play a good game in
"In this Belgrano team, there are no individuals. The team as a whole is the talent. We would have preferred winning by a wider margin, but we are happy with the 1-0 score and the way we played tonight."
The second leg will be played on