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Gabrielle Jordão Portilho (l) of Corinthians advances with the ball against goalkeeper Luz Katherine Tapia (c) of Santa Fe today, in the final of the Copa Libertadores Femenina between Santa Fe and Corinthians, at the Gran Parque Central stadium in Montevideo (Uruguay ). EFE / Raúl Martínez

Montevideo, 21 nov (EFE).- The Brazilians from Corinthians won their third title in 13 editions of the Copa Libertadores Femenina (CLF) this Sunday in Montevideo by defeating the Colombians from Independiente Santa Fe 0-2 with goals from Adriana and Portilho.

The goals came at 9 and 41 minutes as two strokes with a mallet, because until then the Lionesses had ventured with an offensive game that gave them a shot in the horizontal at the dawn of the game played in the Great Central Park of the capital Uruguayan, and another action that could have fixed the provisional tie.

The game could well do without the second half, although the Blanquirrojo team from Bogotá was very close to cutting differences against a rival who preferred to delay the lines and manage the income.

Las Leonas del Santa Fe, the first club to win the League in Colombia, were seeking their first title in the CLF this Sunday in three participations.

By contrast, the Brazilian Timao (Equipazo) was champion in 2017, just two years after assuming the name Corinthians Osasco as a result of the merger with the Gremio Osasco Audax, which was dissolved shortly after that Olympic return.

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Adriana Leal da Silva (c) of Corinthians celebrates a goal today, in the final of the Copa Libertadores Femenina between Santa Fe and Corinthians at the Gran Parque Central stadium in Montevideo (Uruguay). EFE / Federico Anfitti

In 2019, already as Sport Club Corinthians Paulista Futebol Feminino, he achieved his second title in the CLF after defeating his compatriots from Ferroviaria.

The decision for the thirteenth version of the tournament comes exactly eight months after the 2020 final, played in Buenos Aires in an identical series between teams from Brazil and Colombia.

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Gabrielle Jordão Portilho (l) of Corinthians celebrates a goal today, in the final of the Copa Libertadores Femenina between Santa Fe and Corinthians at the Gran Parque Central stadium in Montevideo (Uruguay). EFE / Federico Anfitti

That March 21, the Brazilian Railroad defeated Colombian America 2-1.

With the conquest of Corinthians, Brazil extended its supremacy in the history of the CLF to 10 titles out of 13 disputed.

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