Montevideo, Oct 29 (EFE).- Nacional and Peñarol advanced this Sunday to the round of 16 of the AUF Uruguay Cup after scoring goals in the matches they played against teams from the Second Professional Division.
Tricolor beat Potencia 0-4 with two goals from Franco Fagúndez and two from Juan Ignacio Ramírez. In this way, Álvaro Recoba won his first match as a coach after losing in his debut in the Clausura Tournament.
In this match, Jeremías Recoba, son of the technical director, played his first match as a professional footballer after taking the field in the 75th minute in place of Diego Zabala.
Meanwhile, Peñarol beat Sud América 0-3 with scores from Carlos Sánchez, Brian Masilla and Kevin Méndez.
In addition, Sportivo Barracas made history by becoming the first team from the Interior Football Organization to eliminate a First Division club from the competition. They beat Cerro Largo 3-2.
In other matches, River Plate eliminated Albion after beating them 0-2 and La Luz eliminated Rampla Juniors on penalties after defeating them 6-7 after drawing 2-2.
For its part, Montevideo City Torque left Progreso out after drawing 1-1 in the 90 minutes of play and beating them 0-1 in a penalty shootout in which the loser missed all five of his shots and the winner converted one of the goals. four that he executed.
Finally, Fénix also advanced to the quarterfinals after eliminating Tacuarembó after beating them 1-2.