Rio de Janeiro, July 6: Kayke Moreno scored twice as Santos beat Atletico Paraense 3-2 in the first leg of their all-Brazilian Copa Libertadores round of 16 clash here. Midfielder Nikao on Wednesday opened the scoring for Atletico before goals to Kayke and Bruno Henrique gave the visitors a 2-1 lead.
Kayke netted again just after the hour mark and then Ederson pulled a late goal back for the hosts.
The return leg will be played at Santos’ Vila Belmiro stadium on August 10.
In other matches on Wednesday, Ecuador’s Barcelo de Guayaquil won 1-0 at home to Palmeiras of Brazil and Bolivia’s Jorge Wilstermann secured a 1-0 home victory over Brazilian club Atletico Mineiro. IANS