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Colombia’s Junior reaches first Copa Sudamericana final

Junior v Independiente Santa Fe - Copa CONMEBOL Sudamericana 2018

BARRANQUILLA, COLOMBIA - NOVEMBER 29: Rafael Perez, Victor Cantillo, Jose Luis Chunga players of junior celebrate their team qualifying to the final after the semifinal second leg match between Junior and Independiente Santa Fe as part of Copa CONMEBOL Sudamericana 2018 at Metropolitano Roberto Melendez Stadium on November 29, 2018 in Barranquilla, Colombia. (Photo by Gabriel Aponte/Getty Images)

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SAO PAULO (AP) The Copa Sudamericana will feature first-time finalists Junior Barranquilla of Colombia and Atletico Paranaense of Brazil next week.

Junior completed the lineup on Thursday when it beat fellow Colombian side Santa Fe 1-0 in the semifinals, and 3-0 on aggregate.

Striker Teo Gutierrez scored in the first half.

Gutierrez and defender Gabriel Fuentes were sent off, and will miss the first leg of the final on Dec. 5 in Barranquilla.

The second leg will be on Dec. 12 in Curitiba, southern Brazil.