Both sides failed to score for the majority of the first half, until Palmeiras were awarded a penalty after 43 minutes. Raphael Veiga stepped up for the visitors and duly converted, making it 0-1 at half time. The Brazilians held on to their advantage throughout the second half and managed to take home all three points.
With the result, group A remains unchanged. Palmeiras stay top, a massive eight points clear and in great form. Independiente themselves are still third, level on points with Defensa y Justicia in second.
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