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International first for Atletico Paranaense

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Players, staff and coaches of Atletico Paranaense go out of their roof after winning the Copa Sudamericana.

The team from Curitiba took the Copa Sudamericana – the South American variant of the Europa League by Colombian club Atletico Junior via penalty shoot-out defeat. The return in the with more than 40,000 spectators packed the Arena da Baixada was 1-1 ended, the same result as a week earlier in Colombia.

Pablo had Paranaense after a 25-minute lead, but the Colombian international Teofilo Gutierrez pulled the stand after nearly an hour the same. In the renewal gave Junior a penalty, but Jarlan Barrera shot the ball high over the goal. The necessary penalty shoot-out went completely wrong for the Colombians, with failures of Gabriel Fuentes and Gutierrez. Thiago Heleno to shot the decisive penalty kick within on behalf of Atletico Paranaense.

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