Pedriel earns draw for Bolivar against Flamengo

Rio de Janeiro, March 13: Bolivia international striker Ricardo Pedriel scored a late equaliser as Bolivar held Flamengo to a 2-2 draw in their Copa Libertadores football clash.

The 27-year-old netted in the 73rd minute at the Maracana stadium Wednesday after running on to a perfectly weighted chip by William Ferreira over Flamengo’s defence.

Earlier Everton struck twice in 11 minutes for the hosts after Jose Capdevila gave Bolivar the lead with a 53rd-minute strike.

The result left Flamengo second in Group 7 with four points while Bolivar are last with two points.

In other matches on Wednesday, Zamora defeated Independiente Santa Fe 2-1, Nacional Asuncion drew 2-2 with Atletico Mineiro, Indpendiente de Valle beat nine-man Botafogo 2-1 and San Lorenzo drew 1-1 with Union Espanola.

IANS