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CONCACAF Champions: Santos beats Columbus, Toronto falls in Panama

Santos 1, Columbus 0

MEXICO CITY — Defender Ivan Estrada scored in the third minute of second-half injury time to lift Mexican club Santos to a 1-0 victory over U.S. side Columbus Crew in a Group B of the CONCACAF Champions League on Tuesday

Santos dominated the game and deserved the victory with Estrada, who came on as a substitute in the 70th minute, scoring from 16 meters (yards).

Columbus' Andy Iro found the net in the 21st minute, but Panama referee Luis Rodriquez disallowed the goal because of an illegal substitution by the Americans moments earlier.

Santos, which leads the Mexico Apertura tournament, also is atop Group B with six points from two matches. Columbus has three points from two matches.

Arabe Unido 1, Toronto FC 0

PANAMA CITY, Panama — Fidel Cesar scored in the 40th minute to lift Panama club Arabe Unido to a 1-0 victory over Canada's Toronto in Group A of the CONCACAF Champions League on Tuesday.

Both teams have three points from the first two matches of group play.

Toronto lost a good chance to rebound in the second half when Nick LaBrocca was shown a red card in the 50th after a collision with Arabe Unido goalkeeper Jose Calderon. Toronto went down to nine men in the 88th when Faud Ibrahim was sent off for his second yellow card.

Cesar scored off a corner from Oscar Londono. The ball landed in the area where Rolan de la Cruz headed on to Cesar, who got the ball in behind defender O'Brian White who failed to clear the shot off the line.

Real Salt Lake defeated Arabe Unido 2-1 in the first group match and can take the Group A lead with a win or draw Wednesday at Mexico's Cruz Azul. Toronto defeated Cruz Azul 2-1 in the first match.

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